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

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

West Virginia

Legislation aims to help create jobs in W.Va.
Beckley Register-Herald

“Not only would a regional storage hub help us make the most of our ... In a recent economic study, the American Chemistry Council concluded that ...

West Virginia Senate Abandons Tax Reform, Passes Budget
Wheeling Intelligencer

WHEELING — West Virginia Senate Republicans on Tuesday abandoned plans for tax reform, then passed a budget based on an increased revenue ...

West Virginia Senate Votes to Fund 'Essential' Services
U.S. News & World Report

West Virginia's Senate has voted to fund "essential" personnel and services while ... "Without meaningful tax reform, the only option that remains is to pass a budget that ... Jim Justice to cut income taxes while raising the sales tax.

RAP-T adds production line and Toyota as customer
Richmond Register

Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes and Toyota Motor Manufacturing-West Virginia President Leah Curry joined senior RAP-T executives in cutting a ...

W.Va.'s only brick manufacturer marks 100 years
Herald-Mail Media

Steve Boutyard works to adjust uncured bricks Wednesday before they are fired in the kiln at Continental Brick Co. in Martinsburg, W.Va. He has ...

Manufacturing Plant Locates in Weirton
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

A ground breaking ceremony in Weirton, West Virginia, where Pietro Fiorentini will be building out a manufacturing facility that provides products for ..

United States

Trump hears from panel on workforce development at WCTC
BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

Trump hears from panel on workforce development at WCTC ... of a skilled workforce to grow America's manufacturing future,” Laszkiewicz said.

US lawmakers agree on new Russia sanctions

Then-President Barack Obama in late December ordered sanctions on Russian spy agencies, closed two Russian compounds and expelled 35 ...

Manufacturing Safety Tech Deep in the Heartland

How has a serial entrepreneur with a manufacturing podcast and a passion for the industry turned his attention to improving safety in factories?

Where Manufacturing Is Thriving In The US

Although the share of industrial jobs has shrunken from 10.5% of all nonfarm employment in 2005 to 8.5% today, manufacturing continues to have an ...

EPA delays chemical safety rule until 2019
The Hill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will delay implementation of an Obama-era chemical safety rule for nearly two years while it reassesses ...

White House plans “workforce development week,” led by Ivanka Trump
WDEF News 12

In that vein, the White House is dubbing next week “workforce development week.” The administration will announce new administrative actions ...

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