Manufacturing is doing great — but not for workers. Here’s what that means.
There's been a lot of triumphalism around manufacturing over the past few years. Publication after publication has written about the rise of "insourcing" and "re-shoring," or bringing back production that long ago had gone overseas.
Landrieu touts fight for oil and gas jobs in new ad
Pushing back after months of negative television commercials from pro-Republican outside groups, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana is taking to the airwaves Tuesday with a new ad that touts her efforts on behalf of the oil and gas industry, which employs 300,000 people in the state.
How Congress Will Keep America Employed: Road Work
Senators in both parties said they are close to an agreement to authorize U.S. highway and mass transit projects for as many as six years, seeking to prevent funds from running out during the mid-year construction season.
Speakers debate states’ oil, gas role at GMU conference
States are better qualified than federal and local governments to regulate hydraulic fracturing and other unconventional oil and gas activities, two speakers agreed at an energy and environment conference at George Mason University’s School of Law.
Construction Employment Makes a Healthy Jump in March
The U.S. construction industry gained 19,000 jobs in March and the construction unemployment rate fell to 11.3% (non-seasonally adjusted), according to the April 4 employment report by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
Kennametal CEO Addresses Misconceptions about Manufacturing; Calls for New Understanding as Industrial Technology
Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso addresses misconceptions about manufacturing careers and challenges the industry to rebrand what it means to be a manufacturer today in a Manufacturing Engineering viewpoints column.
US manufacturing employment up for ninth month in a row
US manufacturing employment increased for the ninth month in a row in March because of higher confidence about the economic outlook, according to the latest Markit Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index).
By lifting restrictions on crude oil exports, the U.S. economy could generate more than a quarter of a million jobs and save consumers billions in energy costs, the American Petroleum Institute said Monday.
Unemployed Millennials and Sluggish Construction Holding Back Housing Recovery
TruliaTRLA+2.35%’s Housing Barometer shows that 4 of the 5 key housing indicators improved over the past year: prices, the delinquency+foreclosure rate, non-distressed home sales, and young-adult employment are all in better shape than one year ago.
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