Refine Search

  •  
  •  
US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling

...fewer trucks, bulldozers and other industrial machines.The data "reflects the continued headwinds the U.S. manufacturing sector faces from a strong dollar, lower oil prices and softness in international demand," said Jesse Hurwitz, an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/us-industrial-output-falls
Augusta economy poised to outgrow state

...and the area's real estate and construction sector," he said.Cheaper energy will also boost the state's manufacturing sector which could lead to added hiring.However, the oil-price drop is stalling gas and oil development, which impacts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-11/augusta-economy-poised-out
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
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
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
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
Across South Carolina

...be a real wealth creator in our state, and today's announcement provides another boost to South Carolina's manufacturing sector," said Bobby Hitt, the state's Secretary of Commerce. "The jobs created by Colgate-Palmolive's new facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-07/across-south-carolina
Smoking ban huffs, puffs and blows out

...vowing to return and fight another day.A public hearing on the proposed budget drew executives from the local manufacturing sector to speak against City Administrator Fred Russell's proposal to impose a 2 percent tax on the energy used in manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-11-09/smoking-ban-huf