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US factory output eclipses pre-recession high

...strain.For the first time in nearly two years, manufacturing activity in New York state fell in December. The Federal...Any reading above 50 indicates expansion.Manufacturing activity has continued to increase in the United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/us-factory-output-eclipses
Augusta toxic waste site permitted to stop treating groundwater

...facility for further treatment and disposal. Water sampling more than a decade later returned chemicals from manufacturing activities at the neighboring Occidental Chemical Corp., not the Monsanto site.The groundwater monitoring data will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-10/augusta-toxic-waste-site-per
US orders for durable goods up 0.4 percent

...machinery dropped 1.2 percent.The Institute for Supply Management reported that its closely watched gauge of manufacturing activity posted a solid gain to a reading of 59 in October, up from 56.6 in September. Any reading above 50 signals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/us-orders-durable-goods-04
Frigid winter has given way to a warming economy

...Americans are increasingly optimistic about economic growth and hiring.Also Thursday, a private survey showed that manufacturing activity accelerated in April for a third consecutive month. The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-01/frigid-winter-has-given-wa
Fear of slowing growth pushes down global markets

...after the end of the Great Recession.The trouble began Thursday after a January survey showed a drop in Chinese manufacturing activity. Days earlier, China reported that its economic growth last year matched 2012 for the slowest pace since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-24/fear-slowing-growth-pushes
Georgia's foreign-owned businesses stepped up activity

...captured the weather catch-up effect, which was also experienced in Georgia's February and March domestic manufacturing activity," said Don Sabbarese, the economics professor who oversees the index.Sabbarese notes that the index reflects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-22/georgias-foreign-owned-bus
Factory, construction growth boost 2014 outlook

...The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Thursday that its index of manufacturing activity slipped to 57 in December from 57.3 the previous month. But that's still the second-highest reading since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-02/factory-construction-growt
US manufacturing expanded modestly last month

...Supply Management said Wednesday that its index of manufacturing activity rose in December to 50.7. That's up from...S. goods.A survey in China on Monday found manufacturing activity in that country expanded for the third consecutive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-02/us-manufacturing-expanded-
Manufacturing slows, but hiring picks up

WASHINGTON - A survey shows U.S. manufacturing activity expanded more slowly in March than February, held back by weaker growth in production and new orders. But factories hired at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-01/manufacturing-slows-hiring
Private employers add fewer jobs in March

...That means companies are cutting fewer jobs and might post higher net gains.And a closely watched survey of manufacturing activity showed factories hired in March at the fastest pace in nine months.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-03/private-employers-add-fewe