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Catching up with Jasper Sanks, oil-drilling engineer


Chip Towers | Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATHENS — Jasper Sanks finally became a pro. It just wasn’t in the arena in which he expected. Sanks’ game used to be football. Nowadays, it is oil. Specifically, oil drilling. He’s a junior engineer handling explosives for Pro Oil Fields in Houston. In his words, he “blows up stuff” for a living. He’s married ...

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Congress turns GM probe focus to engineers, considers legislation

General Motors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers investigating General Motors’ slow recall of 2.6 million cars are zeroing in on engineers and others who may have been aware of problems with ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths. One month after congressional committees launched formal probes into why it took GM more than a decade to respond to ignition switch safety ...

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