1. S

    Blaming this USA plant's closing on Trump's tariffs is a lie.

    Element Electronics company is obviously lying. If the USA levies tariffs upon components, I would suppose and expect we would do so upon similar imported components and finished products from all foreign nations. USA producers are at disadvantages to cheaper foreign labor, but they're at...
  2. HayJenn

    SC manufacturer says it's closing plant over Trump tariffs

    Element Electronics, a consumer electronics company in South Carolina, says it will be closing its plant in Winnsboro due to tariffs imposed by President Trump. The State reported Tuesday that the company was one of the largest remaining employers in Fairfield County after the local Walmart...
  3. bajisima

    Volvo opens first US auto plant

    Volvo Cars, the first major automaker to abandon cars powered solely by internal combustion engines, is officially opening its first plant in the United States. The Swedish carmaker aims to make 130,000 hybrid or all-electric vehicles a year at the South Carolina factory, once it reaches peak...
  4. The Man

    Floating nuclear power plant

    Russia's floating nuclear plant heads out to sea Also: Russia's floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean I recall there were proposals for such a plant also for Crimea, to give them an independent power source instead of Ukraine. But, in the end, it was deemed more...
  5. Southern Dad

    US Steel CEO: We're reopening an idled plant and bringing back 500 jobs due to Trump

    Steel production in the US? Reopening an idle steel plant? More good news.
  6. T

    Indiana Carrier plant to lay off 215 workers on Thursday

    So much winning! I guess not even the Trump corporate handout/tax gift could save these jobs, jobs that were heading to Mexico when Trump and Pence stepped in to give tons of tax breaks and managed to save only half...
  7. PACE

    Florida man with guns and explosives, maps of schools and water treatment plant

    being held for mental evaluation. All this was discovered during a raid for "child pornography" Really???? Guns good.... People bad. But guns don't walk off the shelf and start killing people, people who hold them - DO Florida man with guns, school maps and explosives in home...
  8. M

    Last Auto Plant in Australia Closes

    The last car rolls off the line in the last auto plant today. In recent decades, Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, and Leyland have all shut down. Now, the Holden plant is closing, so no more cars are being built on the entire continent. Globalization.
  9. cpicturetaker12

    Nat'l SEC analyst speculates Manafort may have been a Russian PLANT in Trump campaign

    I just had a holy shit moment. There's an MSNBC commentator, Jeremy Bash, nationl sec. analyst--serious, sober, no kidding around, rarely even smiles. He was just on with one of their (GOP) anchors, Nicole Wallace. She worked as one of McCain's top campaign mgrs., handling Palin. Bash was...
  10. Spookycolt

    Liberals protest a cotton plant at Hobby Lobby.

    They are losing it folks. Hobby Lobby puts out a display of a cotton plant and the left goes bonkers over it. They want it removed because its racist. I wonder if they own any clothes with cotton in it? Hobby Lobby?s ?offensive? decoration has gone bonkers viral ?*33k...
  11. cpicturetaker12

    Houston chemical plant unstable small explosions/fires--perimeter evacuated

    Apparently, several police officers and some EMTS went there in wee hours and became somewhat overcome with fumes. All went to the hosp. All released. Bottom line one 'rupture' of one of these tanks with several more expected to 'pop'. Houston Chronicle has written over the years about the...
  12. M

    New Toyota/Mazda plant

    In the United States! "Toyota said on Friday that it was taking a 5 percent stake in Mazda, another Japanese automaker, and that the companies would jointly build an assembly plant in the United States... The factory's location has not been is expected to cost $1.6 Billion...
  13. Minotaur

    Coal Plant Teco in Apollo Beach Florida Explosion

    We know someone who works there. Thoughts are with all of them. This Teco plant rescues Manatee that draw tourists from around the world. It is a warm water area and Manatee are drawn to that spot. Good people work there. "Corey Dierdorff, the public information officer for Hillsborough...
  14. Goofball

    Toyota investing $1.33 BILLION in Kentucky plant.

    That is a big investment in securing the long term future of over 8000 jobs.
  15. cpicturetaker12

    Senate bombshell--Russians planted FAKE NEWS because they knew TRUMP would REPEAT it!

    Now that's one helluva note, isn't it?? WTF did my country do to itself?? This is despicable, trashy and DANGEROUS. He was so predictable, they knew when and where to drop stories. This was the man who refused to give details because he wanted to keep every one guessing?? I guess everyone...
  16. MaryAnne

    Last Coal Plant In Beijing Shuttered

    Even China is switching.
  17. ptif219

    Foxconn CEO says investment for display plant in U.S. would exceed $7 billion

    At this rate Trump will have GDP over 3% in no time something Obama could not do or refused to do
  18. Spookycolt

    Ford cancels $1.6 billion Mexico plant after Trump criticism

    This is a huge win for Trump, we are going to be in for a great eight years. Trump is bringing the jobs back. Ford cancels $1.6 billion Mexico plant after Trump criticism
  19. bajisima

    Ford cancels plans for Mexico move, decides to remain in Michigan

    Ford Motor said on Tuesday it plans to cancel a new $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, and instead invest $700 million in Flat Rock, Michigan. Ford canceling plans for $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, investing $700 million in Michigan expansion instead
  20. pragmatic

    Report of Russia hacking into Vermont power plant

    "A code associated with the Russian hacking operation dubbed Grizzly Steppe by the Obama administration has been detected within the system of a Vermont utility, according to U.S. officials. While the Russians did not actively use the code to disrupt operations, according to officials who spoke...