Union Pacific CEO: The industrial economy is slowing

Union Pacific chairman, president and CEO Lance Fritz joins CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” team to discuss the company’s Q3 earnings and softness in the economy.

South African Reserve Bank chief says debt rating downgrade may be priced in

A possible downgrade of South Africa’s credit rating on November 1 may already be priced into markets, but structural reforms are still needed, the country’s central bank governor has told CNBC.

Oil prices fall on signs of large US stock build

Oil prices fell on Thursday after industry data showed a larger-than-expected build-up in the U.S. inventories, but losses were limited after China said it hoped to reach a phased trade agreement with the United States as early as possible.

We finally know what caused the refinery blast that rocked Philadelphia

The June 21 blaze at a Philadelphia refinery was likely caused by a faulty pipe, according to a preliminary report.

US ‘green economy’ generates $1.3 trillion and employs millions, new study finds

According to a new study from University College London, the "green economy" in America generates $1.3 trillion in sales revenue annually, while employing more than 9.5 million people.

Energy firm backed by Warren Buffett to build a $150 million wind farm in Canada

A corporate partner has inked a long-term power purchase agreement for energy produced by the wind farm.

Researchers develop ‘fully autonomous’ drones that can inspect and fix wind turbines

As technology develops, drones are being deployed in increasingly sophisticated ways.

Geothermal project gets green light in UK after securing $21 million in funding

Cornwall is already home to one significant geothermal energy scheme.

Harley-Davidson halts production of new electronic motorcycles

Harley-Davidson has halted production and deliveries of its new LiveWire electric motorcycle after reportedly discovering a problem with its charging mechanism.

Oil falls due to caution over first phase of US-China trade deal

Oil prices fell more than 2% as scant details about the first phase of a U.S.-China trade deal undercut optimism over a U.S.-Sino thaw.