"Conflict minerals" filings mixed
Initial company reports submitted under a landmark US law that aims to stop the minerals trade fuelling violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are disappointing, according to UK-based NGO Global Witness.
Mining World – 6/4/2014
U.S. Economy Contracts in First Quarter of 2014
The U.S. economy contracted for the first time in three years in the first quarter of 2014.
National Association of Manufacturers – 6/3/2014
Eaton named Top Supplier by Cummins Inc.
Power management company Eaton has been named a "Top Supplier" by Cummins Inc. for its Technology Contribution on the SuperTruck program and SmartAdvantage integrated powertrain product.
OEM Off-Highway – 5/14/2014
Eaton names Jacobs president, EMEAfrica, hydraulics business
Power management company Eaton has named Richard Jacobs president of its Hydraulics Business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Mining World – 5/7/2014
AEM initiative promotes construction industry to head to Washington to support new federal highway bill
Through I Make America, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is launching a new initiative to encourage its members and the hardworking men and women of America's construction industry to fly-in to Washington D.C. and support a new federal highway bill.
OEM Off-Highway – 4/15/2014
Comer Industries continues partnership with Liebherr
Comer Industries and Liebherr have decided to further tighten their relationship, as a result of a successful preliminary relationship about the development and the full serial production of a new generation of compact wheel loaders.
OEM Off-Highway – 4/2/2014
Poll: A majority wants Congress, White House to work together on trade
A new poll released Thursday shows that a majority of voters wants Congress and the White House to work together toward forging new free trade agreements.
The Hill – 2/20/2014
Obama's order aimed at streamlining export import process
President Obama today will sign an executive order aimed at streamlining the export and import process for U.S. businesses, the White House said.
AgriPulse – 2/19/2014
Manufacturing Production Declines Due to Poor Weather
A perfectly timed winter storm at the end of last week coincided with news that cold weather has had a negative impact on consumer spending and manufacturing output.
National Association of Manufacturers – 2/18/2014
While Global Economies Improve, U.S. Exports Lag
For manufacturers, the latest data continue to show improvements in most major economies, including emerging markets. However, growth of manufactured goods exports remains sluggish.
National Association of Manufacturers – 2/14/2014