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Unions back drilling boom

...many years. Legitimate, good-paying jobs," Paris said of a region that was hit hard by the decline of the steel industry in the 1980s and '90s.The increasing use of union construction labor has given energy companies a powerful ally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-20/unions-back-drilling-boom
Stooping to conquer

...in Kansas City as an act of evil profiteering: The previous owners had been losing their shirts too, and, "The steel industry in the United States was shedding jobs profusely in the 1980s and 1990s, as foreign competition was upending American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-08-13/stooping-conquer
Don't scoff at real solutions

...money from places such as China, making us a debtor nation.People scoffed at my idea of partnering up with the steel industry and oil companies on a 50/50 basis. They blogged about my letters, screaming that they didn't want government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-10-19/dont-scoff-real-solution
Front-runner Romney fends off SC debate attacks

...said, "Bain swept in, they picked that company over and a lot of people lost jobs there."Romney said that the steel industry was battered by unfair competition from China. As for other firms, he said, "Four of the companies that we invested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-01-17/front-runner-r
New books profile philanthropists

...illuminating and often witty. Carnegie, 20 years Mellon's senior, became the world's richest man largely through the steel industry. He found it only reasonable to cut wages, require 12-hour working days and break trade unions, arguing that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/14/liv_112431.shtml
Life & style
GM's turnaround plans lack the magnitude, imagination

...a number he derives from the steel industry, a business that's been dragged...And they contend workers in the steel industry and at Japanese auto plants in...ends meet. But analogies to the steel industry only go so far. Cars aren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/13/bus_55572.shtml
Business
Nearly one in 10 pension plans frozen, federal study finds

...reported a deficit of $22.8 billion as it takes over payments of abandoned plans, particularly in the airline and steel industries. Defined-benefit plans are now underfunded by an estimated $450 billion. The number of participants in insured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/23/bus_35316.shtml
Business
Demise of pension plans has accelerated

...Situations like the one at United, a unit of UAL Corp., reflect a somewhat different dynamic. It began in the steel industry in the 1990s, as companies staggering under global competition sought to restructure and free themselves of the weight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/12/bus_452893.shtml
Business
Odds and ends

...motorists as the rudest. Miami received an "F" in manners in a survey released Tuesday by the Steel Alliance, a steel industry association. Drivers in the high-octane city are more likely to tailgate, honk their horns and make inappropriate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/27/biz_347828.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Second-guessing the decision to sell War Emblem

...was a good deal. The 84-year-old Reineman, who owns Chicago-based Crown Steel, didn't hesitate. "The steel industry's been so lousy the last couple of years, I decided I could use the money," Reineman said. "Bobby told me to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/07/oth_343493.shtml
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