Refine Search

  •  
  •  
West Coast trouble helps Georgia ports break records

...business in fiscal 2015, while 46 percent of cargo was exported.Break-bulk cargo including automobiles and heavy machinery finished the fiscal year up 7.6 percent at a total 2.8 million tons. That included a record 714,021 units of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/west-coast-trouble-helps-g
US trade deficit drops sharply in April

...increase in oil shipments but also gains in sales of American-made airplanes, telecommunications equipment, autos and heavy machinery. The fall in imports reflected declines in imports of autos, industrial machinery and consumer goods including cellphones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/us-trade-deficit-drops-sha
Nearly 2,000 leaks reported by Atlanta Gas Light, South Carolina Electric and Gas in 2012

...tightening loose fittings at meters, digging can cause mass damage and is typically classified as hazardous because of the heavy machinery and mechanized digging involved.For example, a bank, a restaurant and a car dealership were evacuated in August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-26/nearly-2000-leaks-reported-at
Where we live

Like a scene from a horror movie, Jason Hough walks into a dark room where black dust covers every surface. Heavy machinery lines gray brick walls that were once painted white. He puts on a full-length apron and a breathing mask before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/01/met_122693.shtml
Metro | Augusta National Golf Club
Tiredness is one step from goofiness

...evening last week was a prime example of why life should come with a warning label that says "Do not drive or operate heavy machinery."It had been a long day, and I trudged into the kitchen to refill my water bottle. As I held the plastic bottle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-05-13/tiredness-one-st
Tortoise in hairy situation radios for help

...trouble. The large male wandered off the state-owned preserve and into a nearby kaolin mine, where it was buried by heavy machinery beneath 15 feet of clay and dirt. Students from Augusta State University, however, have been using radio telemetry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/18/met_81898.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University | Natural history and anthropology
Infant's remains found on Thomson lawn

...Bureau of Investigation agent said. The infant was wrapped in plastic bags and appeared to have been run over by heavy machinery, possibly a tractor, said Mike Seigler, special agent in charge of the GBI's Thomson office. GBI agents are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/15/met_338734.shtml
Metro
Some of world's poorest nations offer Katrina aid

...aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. While some of these aid pledges were small compared with the millions of dollars and heavy machinery promised by Europe, they come from nations with far less to give and are symbolic recognition of the role U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/07/hur_1121.shtml
XXX Hurricane
Deputies train to catch drugged drivers

...whether the driver is under the influence. Lamkin said people often ignore the prescription warning to "not operate heavy machinery" and get behind the wheel anyway."Sometimes you can take the medicated dose your doctor gives you and it will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-06-30/deputies-train-catch-d
Biz bits

...climb in September WASHINGTON --- Orders to U.S. factories rebounded in September, helped by strength in autos, heavy machinery and military aircraft. The fifth increase in six months bolstered hopes that a revival in manufacturing will support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/04/bus_554379.shtml
Business