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America’s critical minerals problem has gone from bad to worse - DefenseNews
It is no secret that the United States has a critical minerals problem. As the Pentagon’s top acquisition official Ellen Lord said recently, “We have an amazing amount of dependency on China.” Lord called the findings of a forthcoming report on the defense industrial base “quite alarming,” and noted that China is America’s “sole source for rare earth minerals.”
mining  natural-resources  earth-minerals  supply-chain  china  defense-sector  Around-the-web  this-week-426 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Coal Comeback? This Mining Company Already Pivoted to Gas - WSJ
On the campaign trail Donald Trump promised “coal is coming back,” and the president-elect vowed to roll back environmental regulations he blames for hamstringing miners.
Around-the-web  Matt  coal  mining  energy  natural-gas  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pittsburgh  environment  clean-energy 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Boart Longyear To Locate Research-Development Center In Sudbury, Ontario - Area Development
Boart Longyear, the world's leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, was awarded $1.37 million by Ontario provincial government to support research and development of a mineral exploration drilling site and drilling systems technology. The company will locate its newest research and development center in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  ontario  central-canada  mining  drilling  research&development 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Marietta Silos Acquires Assets Of San-Con Industries in Upper Sandusky, Ohio - Area Development
Marietta Silos, part of The Marietta Group, acquired the assets of San-Con Industries, Inc., of Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  ohio  midwest  energy  mining  agribusiness 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar To Locate Surface Mining-Tech Center In Tucson, Arizona - Area Development
Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, will locate its new surface mining and technology operations in Tucson, Arizona. The Tucson facility will create more than 600 projected new Arizona jobs over five years, with employees in executive management, engineering, product development and support positions.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  tucson  mining  jobs  technology  Caterpillar 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
CWW Conveyor Systems Plans $2 Million Expansion At Its Carroll County, Virginia, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
A company that supplies conveyor systems for the mining industry, CWW Conveyor Systems will invest $2 million to expand its operation in Carroll County, Virginia. CWW operated as part of Caterpillar Global Mining America until March 2015, when it was created as a new, independent entity to serve the United States, Mexico and Canada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  mining  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Great Northern Innovation Expands Polk County, Wisconsin, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Great Northern Innovation, which manufacturers vibrating screens and wear media for the mining industry, is expanding its operations in Polk County, Wisconsin. The project is expected to create 35 jobs in the northwestern part of the state.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  jobs  mining  wisconsin  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Dumont Nickel Project Receives Quebec Provincial Authorization Permit - Area Development
Royal Nickel Corporation received a Certificate of Authorization for its Dumont Nickel Project from the Quebec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change.
economic-development  site-selection  Matt  location-canada  Quebec  central-canada  mining  canada 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
US Manufacturing Execs: Majority are Concerned About Minerals/Metals Supply - MetalMiner
According to a recent Minerals Make Life survey conducted by Edelman Berland, 80% of manufacturing C-suite executives said that they are concerned with the issue of minerals and metals supply, highlighting the role of domestic minerals and metals to manufacturing supply chains.
natural-resources  material-handling  executive-surveys  minerals  mining  supply-chain  this-week-301  around-the-web 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Simmons Equipment Company Plans $1 Million Expansion At Tazewell County, Virginia, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Simmons Equipment Company, a manufacturer of world-class battery-powered mining equipment, plans to invest $1 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Tazewell County, Virginia. The project is projected to create more than 30 new jobs over the upcoming years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  virginia  south-atlantic  jobs  mining  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  manufacturing 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Southern Ionics Invests More Than $100 Million In Georgia Mining And Mineral Processing Facilities - Area Development
Southern Ionics, a southeast regional chemical manufacturer, will invest more than $100 million to establish its mining and mineral processing facilities in Charlton, Brantley and Pierce counties in Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  georgia  south-atlantic  chemicals-industry  processing-facility  mining 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Kemira Plans $13.9 Million Expansion At Its Aberdeen, Mississippi, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
A Global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries, Kemira is investing $13.9 million to expand its dry polymer manufacturing operations in Aberdeen, Mississippi.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  mississippi  manufacturing  south  chemicals-industry  oil  gas  paper-industry  mining  high-tech 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Canada-Based Noise Solutions Opens Sharon, Pennsylvania, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Alberta, Canada-based Noise Solutions opened a new $4.2 million, 55,000 square foot, Sharon, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant, with plans to create 126 new jobs over the next three years in Mercer County.
economic-development  site-selection-tools  matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  location-usa  fdi  jobs  incentives-mention  energy  mining 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
ArcelorMittal To Reopen Harriman, Tennessee, Manufacturing Center - Area Development Online
A Luxembourg-based steel and mining company, ArcelorMittal will reopen its Harriman, Tennessee, manufacturing center with plans to hire 61 employees over the next two years in Roane County.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  tennessee  manufacturing  location-usa  fdi  jobs  mining  steel-industry  area-development-news 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
U.S. Rare Earths Ramps Up Mine Exploration In Lemhi County, Idaho Region - Area Development Online
U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., a rare earths exploration company, will expand its drilling and exploration at its Last Chance Mine property, along a mining belt from east-central Idaho and west-central Montana. UREE will also initiate a new drilling and exploration program at its North Fork property in an area around Lemhi County, Idaho, previously unmapped and undrilled.
idaho  mining  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Swiss-based Nyrstar Establishes Its Headquarters For the Americas In Downtown Fort Lauderdale - Area Development Online
Nyrstar, an Swiss-based integrated mining and metals business, will invest $150,000 to establish its corporate headquarters for the Americas in a 7,100 square foot office complex in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida, creating 25 jobs.
metal-industry  mining  jobs  fdi  location-usa  fort-lauderdale  florida  economic-development  site-selection  matt  headquarters 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Lesleh Precision Invests More Than $4.7 Million In Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development Online
A production-type manufacturing facility, supplying components and assemblies to the firearms, powered semi-conductor, larger circuit breaker, fluid pump, mining and defense industries, Lesleh Precision, will relocate to a larger facility in Rostraver Township, Pennsylvania, adding at least 29 employees to its workforce. The company is projected to invest more than $4.7 million to support its expansion in Westmoreland County and purchase new equipment.
mining  manufacturing  jobs  defense-sector  firearms  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  Pennsylvania  matt 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
W&B Fabricators Will Invest $3.1 Million To Establish Bland County, Virginia, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development Online
W&B Fabricators, Inc., a manufacturer of mining machinery and equipment, will invest $3.1 million to establish an operation in Bland County, Virginia, with plans to create 50 jobs.
mining  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives  virginia  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Iluka Resources Plans $120 Million Mining Project In Dinwiddie County, Virginia - Area Development Online
Iluka Resources, a company that focuses on mineral sands exploration, mining, processing and marketing, plans a major expansion of its operations in Virginia with the development of a mineral sands mining operation in Dinwiddie County.
mining  taxes-incentives  virginia  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
DSI Underground Systems, Inc. Invests $1.8 Million In Evansville, Indiana, Fabrication Plant - Area Development Online
DSI Underground Systems, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of specialist ground support products for the mining and tunneling industry, will invest $1.8 million to locate a steel fabrications plant in Evansville, Indiana, creating up to 44 new jobs by 2017.
mining  indiana  jobs  fabrication  economic-development  taxes-incentives  site-selection  matt 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
US Industrial Production Index Hits Five-Year High - JOC
The U.S. Industrial Production Index continued to climb in March 2013, reaching 99.5, according to the latest retail report from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The last time the index had reached this level was in March 2008.
mining  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  economic-indicator-reports  industrial-sector  matt  this-week-213 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co. Invests $45.4 Million in Newport News and Hampton, Virginia, Expansion - Area Development Online
Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co., one of the world's leading manufacturers of construction and mining equipment and supplier of technically innovative products and services, will invest $45.4 million to expand its operation in Newport News and Hampton, Virginia. The project will create 174 new jobs over a 48-month period.
mining  manufacturing  taxes-incentives  virginia  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Sand surge: In Minnesota and Wisconsin, frac sand mining has lifted local economies--and stirred opposition - The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
For rural communities struggling to recover from the recession, new and expanded sand mines are a boon; they bring relatively well-paying jobs, increased spending at local businesses and a stronger tax base. But not everything about frac sand is golden.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-Week-175  regional-reports  wisconsin  minnesota  mining  natural-gas 
july 2012 by areadevelopment
Mining a Richer Seam of Jobs -
Among U.S. workers who make their living using their muscles, those employed in the mining and drilling industries face brighter prospects than those who work in factories.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-108  labor  manufacturing  mining 
november 2010 by areadevelopment

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