month : 05/2019 24 results

Weekly Wrap Up For May 31st, 2019

Patricia Moran, Ph.D. and Director of Apprenticeship Programs with the New Jersey MEP joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the services of the Manufacturing Extensions Partnerships. Manufacturers can get a free needs assessment to determine how to improve and grow their company. Musk’s Boring Company Lands First Commercial Contract When the renovations currently underway on the Las Vegas Convention Center are complete in 2021, the campus will cover over 200 acres. If ...

African Nations Partner With NASA To Fight Illegal Mining

In response to rampant illegal mining operations, Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Tanzania last year formed the Africa Regional Data Cube. This is a forum for sharing and analyzing NASA’s satellite imagery to advance national goals while maintaining sustainable development. Until about 2001, illegal mining in Ghana consisted of local homeowners using hand tools to dig for gold in their backyard to supplement their income. The environmental impact of this activity had almost no ...

Musk’s Boring Company Lands First Commercial Contract

When the renovations currently underway on the Las Vegas Convention Center are complete in 2021, the campus will cover over 200 acres. If visitors wanted to walk from one end to the other they would have to walk 2 miles, which is not ideal. Elon Musk to the rescue. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has selected The Boring Company to build an underground people mover that would transport visitors in 3 tunnels. The tunnels will connect three underground stations for loading and ...

Weekly Wrap Up For May 24th, 2019

Join this lively discussion between Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners and Tim Grady, show host, as they explore the Purchasing Manager’s Index numbers from major economies around the world, and touch on other related subjects to the state of the world economy and the U.S. Long-Time NASA Supplier Honored U.S. Rep. Lou Correa toured the 70,000 square-foot campus of long-time Santa Ana-based manufacturer R.A. Industries, a supplier to the oil ...

British Steel Collapses

After years of being on life support, the second largest steel manufacturer in Great Britain has collapsed. British Steel had been seeking a loan from the British government for £75 million  ($95 million) as recently as last week when the news of the firm’s implosion broke on Wednesday of this week. The company received a government loan for £120 million ($152 million) only last year, but it appears the changing market is more than the company could stand and the High Court ordered the ...

China’s Biggest Airlines Demand Compensation From Boeing

Boeing is facing compensation claims from three of China’s biggest airlines, which have all grounded dozens of 737 Max jetliners since the Ethiopian Airlines crash that led to the death of all 157 passengers back in March. Air China, China Eastern, and China Southern, which are all controlled by the state, said Wednesday (5/22/19) that they have all asked for payouts from Boeing, confirming the reports on state-run news. Xiamen Airlines, a smaller airline, has also said that they are ...

Long-Time NASA Supplier Honored

ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS HERITAGE U.S. REP. LOU CORREA COMMEMORATES SANTA ANA-BASED MANUFACTURER AND SUPPLIER TO NASA’S SPACE SHUTTLE, INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION INDUSTRY More than 60 years of business in OC’s manufacturing landscape, weathering bull and bear markets in vital domestic industries. Santa Ana, Calif. – U.S. Rep. Lou Correa toured the 70,000 square-foot campus of long-time Santa Ana-based manufacturer R.A. Industries, a supplier to the oil and ...