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Big West Virginia Economic Development at Old Hobet Mine

The West Virginia National Guard has been using the site for training, but there is ... There are still hopes private sector manufacturing and distribution ...

West Virginia candidates give legislative priorities if elected
Herald-Mail Media

West Virginia is one of a diminishing number of states that tax Social ... Tax reform is needed to spur economic growth and to prevent the migration of ...

Congressman McKinley holds roundtable discussion with manufacturingcompanies

A main concern of these employers is the workforce in West Virginia. McKinley says manufacturing needs to be brought back to America again. "We've ...

Conference addresses expanding aerospace footprint

Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Aerospace in West Virginia? ... in Ashland; Silver Liner, a tanker truck manufacturer that will create 300 jobs in Pikeville; AppHarvest, ...

Why Some States Are Experiencing A Labor Shortage
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Not only are companies working to attract young people, counties across the country are offering large awards to those who choose to live and work in ...

Letter: WV needs to create economic diversification incentives (Daily Mail Opinion)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Letter: WV needs to create economic diversification incentives (Daily Mail ... The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership also offers ...

United States

Opinion: Trump's trade war could pay off and revive American manufacturing

When Western companies moved manufacturing to China, it was all about minimizing costs. China was a developing country with labor costs amongst ...

US would lose international mail if it pulls out of postal treaty
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

The U.S. National Association of Manufacturers has applauded the planned U.S. move, calling the postal pact "outdated" in the age of e-commerce ...

Trump Hasn't Killed Foreign Investment in China
Wall Street Journal

Manufacturing FDI into China, which grew in line or faster than global ... the real hit to exports—and supply chains—from President Trump's second ...

The Steel Industry Gets What It Wants on Tariffs
Wall Street Journal

U.S. steel producers, who prevailed in their push for the Trump administration to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, have also proven ...

No US High-ranking Officials to Attend China Investment Fair
Voice of America

The U.S. will not send a high-ranking official to attend a major investment fair in China next month, the U.S. Embassy said Wednesday, in a move ...

Manufacturing Has a Serious Image Problem

There's a widespread belief that that the U.S. manufacturing industry is in decline, that jobs are going overseas, and that the industry doesn't provide ...

China's entrance into WTO cost US 3.4 million jobs, new study finds

“Workers who are displaced from manufacturing jobs tend to drop out of the labor force,” he said. While the reduced demand for domestically ...

US Takes Steel, Aluminum Tariff Fight to WTO
Voice of America

The requests, filed Thursday, cover tariffs by China, the European Union, Canada and Mexico, which followed the United States imposing a 25 percent ...

General Motors Is Leading the Charge Toward Gender Equality in the Automotive Industry

With a female chief executive, gender parity among its board of directors, and strides toward equal pay, General Motors is leading the automotive ...

The death of manufacturing — overrated and overstated

It's the belief that manufacturing jobs hold some special status in an economy, that they're somehow more real, and thus more deserving of support ...

The NAM and EPA Announce a New Partnership to Highlight Sustainability inManufacturing

Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are forging a new partnership through the ...

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