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Media Minute— a weekly dispatch of local, national and world news impacting West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

West Virginia

Peering Into the Gas & Chemical Industries -- Tarriffs, Best Practices, Workforce
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

West Virginia University's Brian Anderson had the job of letting everyone know that Chinese government's China Energy would not be on hand to talk ...

Allan Tweddle: Climate disruption, though serious, is an economic opportunity (Gazette)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

The West Virginia Manufacturers Association, and politicians like Congressmen McKinley, are ignoring the serious life threat of climate disruption to all ...

WV Consumer Advocate rep calls for rework of how utilities handle tax cuts
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Major West Virginia utility companies are calling for rate increases despite ... “The revenue impacts of this major tax reform should be viewed by the ...

Ground broken for insulation production plant
Hampshire Review

RANSON — A stone wool insulation producer has broken ground on a $150 million manufacturing facility in West Virginia. Rockwool North America ...

Editorial: WV customers shouldn't miss out on utility savings
Huntington Herald Dispatch

After the tax reform act was passed, West Virginia's Public Service Commission directed all privately owned utility companies to file by May 30 an ...

Company 'honored to be in West Virginia'
Herald-Mail Media

RANSON, W.Va. — Rockwool (North America) officially broke ground Tuesday on its second stone wool insulation manufacturing facility in the United ...

Senator Capito says tax reform is benefiting West Virginians
WHAG - www.localdvm.com

West Virginia - Yesterday marked six months of tax reform in West Virginia. Senator Shelley Moore Capito spoke on the floor about the positive ...

Ethane storage hub may boost WV chemical sector (Daily Mail WV)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ethane storage hub may boost WV chemical sector (Daily Mail WV) ... West Virginia's congressional delegation is partnering with industry groups ...

Daily Mail editorial: West Virginia has the resources for major economic growth
Charleston Gazette-Mail

But this wouldn't be your grandfather's chemical industry. Modern plants are more environmentally friendly, safer and more efficient. And the ...

Ethane storage hub: Tri-state agreement aims for cooperation first (Daily MailWV)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

West Virginia extended the agreement with Ohio and Pennsylvania in ... We are encouraging chemicalsand plastics manufacturers to come here, stay ...

West Virginia Senate President Praises Trump, GOP for Saving State, Establishment Media Silent
The Western Journal

Carmichael blamed Democratic leadership for a loss in population and manufacturing jobs, then accused them of selling out to special interest groups.

Greg Kozera: Where things come from (Daily Mail WV)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Then he hopped onto his private jet built with petrochemicals and fueled by oil ... If northern West Virginia, eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania were its own ... Young people won't have to leave West Virginia to find good jobs and ...

Steve Roberts: West Virginia is radiating energy and vigor (Daily Mail Opinion)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

West Virginia's 155th birthday this month was a success and reminder that our ... Federally collected data indicates jobs in manufacturing, mining, ...

West Virginia legislators promote state's progress; hear concerns from business leader

"This is the resurgence of the energy industry in West Virginia, the manufacturing industry, the construction industry," he continued. "We really need to ...

WVU One of Five Worldwide Awarded State-of-the-Art Manufacturing System From GE
Newswise (press release)

Newswise — MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—Students at West Virginia University will have the opportunity to experience a full additive manufacturing ...

America's "Shale Crescent" Is Enjoying A Permian-Like Energy Boom Of Its Own

These NGLs are separated out at natural gas processing plants and then ... with West Virginia to invest up to $84 billion over 20 years in chemical ...

Unemployment rate decreases in region
Point Pleasant Register

West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 5.4 percent in ... Manufacturing added 10,200 jobs in durable goods (+8,600) and ...

As Trump doubles down on coal, West Virginia lawmakers are eyeing natural gas

But jobs are jobs, and for West Virginia, natural gas would represent a new ... shelf that can be processed out for use in chemical industries, among other uses. ... Recognizing it as an opportunity for more than just West Virginia, the ...

Utility tax-cut savings remain in flux in WV
Huntington Herald Dispatch

In West Virginia, regulators have not made that commitment and are reviewing what corporate-owned utilities plan to do with the savings. Some of the ...

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