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Articles in Manufacturing, U.S. Economy and Self Improvement

U.S. economy rebounding with solid, if unspectacular, job gains

by Dallas News on

The U.S. job market rebounded in April, the government said Friday, helping to ease worries that the economy was on the brink of another extended slowdown after a bleak winter. But the growth in jobs failed to translate, once again, into any signific... Read full article

Kansas businesses claim stake in debate over Export-Import Bank

by Jerry Siebenmark - The Wichita Eagle on

The Export-Import Bank has become one of several government programs in Washington that has been targeted by conservative Republicans who say it unfairly aids some businesses at taxpayers’ expense. ... Read full article

Can manufacturing lead the way to a sustainable future?

by Jean Rogers (Photo Credit: Shutterstock - Maxene Huiyu) on

At least since 1798, when Thomas Malthus identified exponential population growth as a harbinger of humanity’s doom, the concept of sustainability often has been associated with apocalyptic rhetoric. In recent years, however, business leaders and inv... Read full article

New technology + old manufacturing = smart markers

by By Judy Newman | Wisconsin State Journal on

Smart markers could soon help forest rangers in national parks find lost hikers, or they could give engineers data on bridge corrosion.They could offer tourists more details about historic sites, or show construction crews what types of...... Read full article

Manufacturing making a comeback in Racine County, Wisconsin

by SCOTT ANDERSON on

Manufacturing in Racine County appears to be making a comeback.The number of manufacturing jobs in the county increased by 15.2 percent between 2010 and 2014, according to labor statistics provided by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Develop... Read full article

How To Develop Persistence by Napoleon Hill

by by Carla Schesser (Image Credit | ventureburn) on

‘Think and Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill is unarguably one of the greatest personal development books ever written. Highly endorsed by the world’s top leaders such as Bob Proctor and Tony Robbins, if you haven’t read it you’re already behind.... Read full article

Rising gas costs fuel higher wholesale prices

by Christopher S. Rugaber (Photo: Brennan Linsley/AP) on

WASHINGTON – Higher gas costs drove up wholesale prices last month, ending a string of four straight declines.... Read full article

S.C. Manufacturing Conference offers look at future, heritage

by By WSPA on

The two-day S.C. Manufacturing Conference and Expo starting Tuesday at TD Convention Center includes an Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair that is free and open to job seekers Tuesday. ... Read full article

$2.4M advanced manufacturing school opens in Burnsville

by Mike Cronin (Photo: Beth Morris/Mayland Community College/Special to the Citizen-Times) on

Students will learn engineering skills that will help address regional and national shortages... Read full article

A Golden Mystery In Massachusetts

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Massachusetts shipped nearly $2 billion of the precious metal to far-flung markets last year... Read full article

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