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2015 forecast calls for 2 percent job growth in Augusta

...collecting the data, which distorts employment in states such as Georgia and South Carolina that have significant manufacturing sectors. Increases in state income-tax withholding prove the number of jobs is indeed growing."One needs to discount...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/2015-forecast-calls-2-perc
US factory growth slips, stays healthy in November

...And manufacturers in China are also barely growing, according to a survey by the bank HSBC Corp. Brazil's manufacturing sector contracted for the seventh time in eight months.Yet a measure of U.S. export orders rose in November, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/us-factory-growth-slips-no
Augusta-area companies enjoying lower fuel prices

...That's another positive for the economy. When automobile sales go up, then the jobs are needed for the manufacturing sector of the economy," he said.As consumers have more money to spend, that spending can spawn more jobs, economists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/augusta-area-companies-enj
Georgia economic development leader speaks to Augusta chamber members

...Innovation, which is focused on growing the aerospace, agribusiness, energy, life sciences and IT, logistics and manufacturing sectors.Carr also discussed the state's film industry as an economic driver. In 2007, the year that the state passed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-12/georgia-eco
Getting back to work

...in the world's largest economy, which, until overtaken by China in 2010, also boasted the world's largest manufacturing sector.Perhaps America could reclaim that title if more companies followed Wal-Mart's lead and the government made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/getting-back-work
Hundreds attend GRU career expo

...More than 50 booths surrounding the upper level of the arena represented the health care, retail, service and manufacturing sectors of the local economy. GRU also had a presence at the expo, with several colleges providing program information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-21/hundreds-attend-gru-career
Construction firms in Augusta area concerned with finding qualified workers

...construction industry, worries where he'll find his future workforce.Most of Herring's business comes from the manufacturing sector, which is teetering on a national resurgence, and that presents a double-edged sword for Herring.On one end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-09-20/constructio
Aiken Tech president honored for nuclear workforce development

...be a centerpiece of the college's efforts to develop a high-skill workforce for the region's energy and manufacturing sectors."It is an honor to receive this recognition on behalf of Aiken Technical College and the Nuclear Workforce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-04/aiken-tech-president-honored-
US factory orders up 1.8 percent in December

...month.For the year, total factory orders rose 3 percent to $5.66 trillion. This reflected a slowing in the manufacturing sector after an 11.8 percent rise in orders in 2011. Demand for investment goods fell 0.3 percent to $759.4 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-05/us-factory-orders-18-perce
Manufacturing slows, but hiring picks up

...might just be a one-month blip.Combined, the ISM reports for the first three months of 2013 "suggest that the manufacturing sector is now making moderate headway."In addition to faster hiring, new export orders grew faster in March than February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-01/manufacturing-slows-hiring