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Union vote set next month at Boeing's South Carolina plantsNORTH CHARLESTON...About 3,000 production workers at Boeing plants in South Carolina will decide...announced Tuesday that the Machinists and Boeing have agreed to the National Labor Relations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-25/business-news
Machinists seek union vote at Boeing plant in South Carolina; company opposes move

...asked for an election so about 2,400 Boeing production workers in South Carolina can...cards is not released, Larkin said. Boeing employs about 7,500 people in South...facility, the NLRB filed a complaint against Boeing alleging that the non-union plant in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-16/machinists-seek-union-vote
Airbus, Boeing split annual sales rivalry

FRANKFURT, Germany - Boeing Co. topped Airbus in deliveries to...that it delivered 629 planes, shy of Boeing's record 723 deliveries. But Airbus...456 net new orders, just ahead of Boeing's 1,432. New orders are key to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/airbus-boeing-split-annual
Report on Boeing 787 fire points to battery defect

...caused by a manufacturing defect in a Boeing 787 battery sparked a fire last year that...When testing the battery's design, Boeing failed to anticipate that a short circuit...787 fleet for over three months while Boeing redesigned the batteries, which run the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/report-boeing-787-fire-poi
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...Press.The International Coordination Council of Aerospace Industry Associations, which represents aircraft companies such as Boeing and Airbus, also is calling for stronger packaging and handling regulations for batteries shipped on cargo planes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-09/business-news
Borrowing plan's defeat causes cuts to SLED, K-12

...South Carolina Library.Money for an aeronautical training center at Trident Tech nical College in North Charles ton ? where Boeing is expanding ? was cut in half from $40 million.The $50 million set aside in the bond package for K-12 construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/borrowing-plans-defeat-c
Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent

...production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second...was for earnings of $2.02 per share.Boeing Co. said Wednesday that revenue climbed...billion, according to Zacks.Revenue at Boeing's Commercial Airplanes division increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-23/commercial-jets-pu
Haley opposes $500 million borrowing bill

...is particularly worthy."It's no different from allowing Boeing to borrow money," said Bingham, R-Cayce. "Borrowing is...Haley eagerly signed a bill that borrowed $120 million for Boeing's expansion plans in North Charleston. The financial oversight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-25/haley-opposes-500-millio
Better aircraft tracking method to be tested in wake of Malaysia plane's disappearance

...disappeared, air safety regulators and airlines have been trying to agree on how extensively planes should be tracked. The Boeing 777 veered sharply off-course and vanishedfrom radar shortly into its flight March 8.An international team of experts that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-01/better-aircraft-tracking-m
Investors who stood by Boeing reap reward

Investors who stood by Boeing during its 787 crisis have been rewarded.Things looked bad three months ago. Boeing's flagship plane was grounded worldwide...with a plane considered to be a key to Boeing's future. Others were confident that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-21/investors-who-stood-boeing