U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

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Read: U.S. Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard. Manufacturing Is Surging at BusinessFacilities.com. Arizona Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Featured Florida Indiana Industry Focus Kentucky Magazine Highlights Manufacturing BF-Sept/Oct-2018 corporate expansion Economic Development florida kentucky manufacturing growth Orlando Peoria Site Selection

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How U.S. builders are overcoming coronavirus challenges

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Since March, U.S. construction firms have been on the front lines of the country's new normal, formulating practices to help keep jobsites safe and operational. Here are some of their stories

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JCB Awarded U.S. Military Contract

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JCB North America has been awarded another contract to supply the U.S. JCB will supply High Mobility Engineer Excavators (HMEEs) for the U.S. Army and U.S. military with a fleet of specialized high-speed excavators.

Barclays US Consumer Bank Creating 300 Jobs In Delaware

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Barclays US Consumer Bank plans a $6.9 Read: Barclays US Consumer Bank Creating 300 Jobs In Delaware at BusinessFacilities.com. million capital investment as it expands its customer service operations in Wilmington, DE.

Infrastructure Spending To Fight US COVID-19 Recession

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230,000 U.S. Bridges Need Repair

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Nearly 230,000 U.S. The figure represents 37 percent, or more than a third, of all U.S. bridges need major repair work or should be replaced, according to an American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) analysis.

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U.S. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future

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ENF Technology Chooses Texas For U.S. Headquarters

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Read: ENF Technology Chooses Texas For U.S. The South Korean company will invest $45 million in its new Kyle, TX headquarters and advanced manufacturing facility, where it will initially employ up to 50 employees. Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

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U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry

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Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. Read: U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry at BusinessFacilities.com.

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US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia

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Read: US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com. The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region. .

Several natural gas projects halted or canceled in US, Canada

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Plans to build pipelines, terminals and other LNG facilities have been put on hold or dropped entirely due to permitting issues, cratering demand, public opposition and falling fuel prices, according to a new report

Nooses found on several US and Canadian jobsites

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The offensive symbols of racism were discovered on construction sites in cities including Las Vegas and Toronto this month, according to local news sources

Largest U.S. Solar Panel to be Constructed

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Nevada’s Department of Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved a proposal to construction and operate the largest solar power project in U.S.

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U.S. Employees Working More Hours During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Read: U.S. A new report from NordVPN Teams shows that people are working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, and working longer: Data showed a two-hour increase to the average workday. Employees Working More Hours During COVID-19 Pandemic at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Report: 60% of US construction activity concentrated in 10 states

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Of the more than 11,200 U.S. projects GlobalData tracks, California by far leads with $524.6 billion in the works, followed by Texas, New York and Florida

U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

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The U.S. Read: U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration. Manufacturing: All The Way Back at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Takeuchi Names Stewart as New US President

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Jeff Stewart has been named president of Atlanta-based Takeuchi US, replacing Clay Eubanks. Eubanks has been named director of global sales and appointed vice chairman of the board of Takeuchi US.

In most US cities, construction work continues as shutdowns loom

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While Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, have stopped all construction, other areas are banning some types of projects or shutting down all but "essential" services. Where does that leave contractors

Toyota Ramps Up U.S. Investment

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By 2021, Toyota will now invest nearly $13 billion in its U.S. Read: Toyota Ramps Up U.S. operations with plans to add nearly 600 new jobs at American manufacturing plants. Investment at BusinessFacilities.com.

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U.S. Commercial Building Portfolio Snapshot

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US Senate subcommittee advances $87B transportation bill

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But, according to Transportation for America, federal appropriations and disbursements are two different things, and in the lastt few years, only a small portion of appropriations have been handed out to projects

US construction costs rose 5.7% in 2018

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Of the 12 metros in Rider Levett Bucknall's study, those experiencing the biggest cost increases, at over 7%, were Chicago and Portland, Oregon

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Minimum Wage Will Increase In Majority Of U.S. States In 2020

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Read: Minimum Wage Will Increase In Majority Of U.S. California, New York City, and the District of Columbia will experience the biggest impact of minimum wage increases next year. States In 2020 at BusinessFacilities.com.

AI-based tool tracks US construction activity, slowdowns

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The OxBlue Activity Index provides a near real-time glimpse into the areas of the country that are the most and least affected by coronavirus shutdowns

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U.S. Steel To Invest $750M In Indiana

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Read: U.S. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Indiana Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Business Incentives corporate expansion Economic Development Gary Works Indiana Economic Development Corporation Steel Mill Tax Credits U.S. The steel company will undertake a major modernization and asset revitalization project at its Gary Works plant. Steel To Invest $750M In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Coronavirus impacts could have ripple effect on U.S. construction industry

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When it comes to unexpected developments on factors like materials prices, American builders are not immune to the effects of the global epidemic

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Built Robotics releases 1st fully autonomous construction machinery in US

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New software allows GPS and LIDAR to work within previously specified locations for excavation work

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

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Read: Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC. HQ To North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Report: US cities' massive budget cuts impact infrastructure, capital expenses

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As some projects continue, others may not take off as municipalities slash budgets and the coronavirus continues to threaten the country, a survey from the National League of Cities found

Energy, megaprojects dominate 2019 US construction industry

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The country has seen more and more $1 billion-plus megaprojects, including in LNG and related industrial sectors, while starts for mid-size and small projects fell 15% the first eight months of the year

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Blockchain has come to U.S. Real Estate

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It is suggested blockchain may do for the $217 trillion U.S. Then Palo Alto based private company, Propy, announced that in a Vermont pilot program it had used blockchain for a property purchase on February 20, 2018 in Chittenden County, Vermont, a first in the U.S.

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Mitsubishi Motors Relocating U.S. HQ To Tennessee

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million to move its U.S. Read: Mitsubishi Motors Relocating U.S. Mitsubishi Motors North America will invest $18.25 headquarters to Tennessee, TN bringing 200 jobs to Franklin. HQ To Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

US tops global hotel construction pipeline

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In a record-high market, Marriott leads development with more than 2,500 hotel projects worldwide

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U.S. multifamily market gains despite seasonal lull

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Bolstered by a positive economic environment, U.S. multifamily rents increased 3% year-over-year in January 2020

U.S. Drone Maker Raises $100 Million, Announces Appointments

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The U.S. Skydio has raised $100 million in Series C funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $170 million, and announced key executive appointments.

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Gerhardi Opens First U.S. Plant In Alabama

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Read: Gerhardi Opens First U.S. The German auto supplier invested $41.6 million and will employ up to 235 employees at the Montgomery, AL manufacturing facility. . Plant In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

Contractors in US' coronavirus-affected areas say it's business as usual

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Cases of COVID-19 are growing in the U.S. but its effect on American construction companies has been negligible so far, according to industry associations closely monitoring the reaction among their members

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Report: Preparing US for sea level rise will cost $400B

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The cost includes constructing 50,000 miles of seawalls to protect coastal areas in 22 states in half the time it took to build the U.S. highway system

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Builders Bear the Brunt of US-Canada Wood Trade Dispute

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Builders Bear the Brunt of US-Canada Wood Trade Dispute. Canadian softwood lumber producers pay average tariffs of more than 20% when shipping to the U.S. As a wave of pent-up homebuying emerges across the U.S., A long-simmering spat between the U.S.

Is a BIM Mandate Coming to the US?

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