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Deere produces milestone millionth tractor

...boiler-improvement project.West Fraser Lumber in south #Augusta spending $25 million on expansion.Bridgestone officially opens mining tire manufacturing plant in Graniteville with visit by Japanese executives.DeFoor Realty planning office for North Louisville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-11-24/deere-produ
Bridgestone celebrates opening of giant-tire plant

...facility makes off-road radial tires, used mainly in quarry and mining operations.The tires had been made solely in Japan, but the...to grow our business."Garfield said the move to build the mining tires in America is a strategy by the corporation to be more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-18/bridgestone
Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

...5 million-square-foot radial tire plant in Aiken County. The company's second plant in the county makes tires used in mining that are considered the world's biggest. The plant was announced in 2011, along with the expansion of its existing plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/michelin-making-airless-ti
AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones; identifiers hampered online anonymity

...passed along to Web sites that a consumer visits. It can be used to track subscribers across the Internet, a lucrative data-mining opportunity for advertisers that could still reveal users' identities based on their browsing habits.Verizon Wireless said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/att-stops-adding-web-track
Worker shortage felt by some local builders

...the Southeast, where 86 percent of general contractors reported hardship in finding qualified workers.In metro Augusta, mining, logging and construction jobs have dipped 14 percent in the past decade, according to Georgia Department of Labor employment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-07/worker-shor
As coal jobs vanish, miners search for new careers

...classes to work on electrical power lines. Once he graduates, he said he'll be in line for jobs that pays comparably to his mining job.According to the program, eastern Kentucky has lost 8,000 coal jobs since 2009; as of June this year, the organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-10/coal-jobs-vanish-miners-se
Shopgirl: Taco Bell adds app

...designed the 18-karat yellow gold and emerald ring to celebrate the privilege of motherhood and have collaborated with Gemfields Mining to use ethically sourced and ethically produced Zambian emeralds.All of the proceeds will go to help the Gemfields Nkana Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-10-30/shopgirl-tac
US factory output drops 0.4 percent in August

...setback for the overall figure since January. Output was up in mining and utility production but these gains were not enough to offset...reflected cooler-than-normal temperatures that month. Output in mining, a category that includes oil and gas production, rose 0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/us-factory-output-drops-04
A century of service

...in 1905, he invited three business acquaintances to join him in weekly fellowship meetings.Harris and his friends ? a mining engineer, a coal merchant and a tailor ? "rotated" the meetings among their offices. And the world's first Rotary Club...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-22/century-service
Mining company confirms sale

...could be a good bit longer before Hecla Mining Co. sells its Kentucky-Tennessee Clay...determine if it should retain the clay mining subsidiary, which operates kaolin mines...of other precious metal assets. Hecla Mining, headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/06/bus_298346.shtml
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