Industrial machinery and equipment

FILE - In this March 3, 2017 file photo, Del. Dan Morhaim talks to reporters in Annapolis, Md. after the Maryland House of Delegates voted 138-0 to reprimand him for acting "contrary to the principles" of Maryland's ethical standards by not disclosing his work as a paid consultant for a marijuana company while he was working on marijuana policy. State lawmakers around the country have introduced and supported policies that help their own businesses, their employers and sometimes their personal finances, according to an analysis of financial disclosure forms and legislative votes by the Center for Public Integrity and The Associated Press. The news organizations’ examination of lawmakers’ outside income found numerous examples in which their votes also happened to promote their private interests. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
December 06, 2017 - 3:21 am
A recent change in Iowa's tax code spared Mark Chelgren's machine shop, welding company and wheelchair-parts plant from paying sales tax when buying certain supplies such as saws and cutting fluid. The change passed by the state Legislature last year wasn't just good for Chelgren's businesses. It...
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In this March 24, 2017, photo, workers stand at a seaside construction site with the pier of a container terminal in the background in Tokyo. Japan's trade surplus fell more than 40 percent in October from a year earlier, despite strong growth in exports to China, the U.S. and the EU, as costs for imports of oil, gas and coal surged. Customs figures released Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, showed imports rose almost 19 percent from the same month a year earlier in October to 6.41 trillion yen ($57 billion) while exports were up 14 percent at 6.7 trillion yen ($59 billion). (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 19, 2017 - 11:23 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports grew 14 percent over a year earlier in October on strong demand for vehicles, electronics and machinery. However, customs data released Monday showed even faster growth in imports of oil, gas and coal that caused the trade surplus to fall more than 40 percent from the...
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A road sign is reflected in the waters of the Connequenesing Creek that overflowed it's banks along Evergreen Mill road after heavy rains from storms over Sunday into Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 in Harmony, Pa. Emergency officials suspect tornadoes and straight-line winds left behind a trail of damage Sunday that started in Indiana and continued through Ohio and into Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
November 06, 2017 - 12:30 pm
A powerful storm with straight-line winds and possible tornadoes tore roofs off factories, ripped away storefronts and destroyed homes across Indiana, Ohio and into Pennsylvania, and on Monday, the National Weather Service planned to survey some of the damage. Scuba divers found the bodies of two...
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The General Electric logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. General Electric suffered its worst one-day loss in six years Monday following downgrades from analysts. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 24, 2017 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday as construction equipment maker Caterpillar and Post-it note maker 3M lead a rally in industrial companies, while banks are climbing along with interest rates. Technology companies are also advancing. Steep losses for drugmakers Biogen and Eli Lilly...
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October 13, 2017 - 8:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric Co. shares plummeted 10.5 percent Friday, after state regulators directed the company to preserve any evidence of failed poles, conductors or other equipment that might be connected to Northern California wildfires that killed 35 people. The steep, one-...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, patients lie in their beds at a hospital in Catano, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says drug shortages are possible because of expected long-term power outages in Puerto Rico. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, that the agency is working to prevent shortages of about 40 medicines. He didn't name the medicines involved. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
October 06, 2017 - 6:27 pm
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there. Nearly 10 percent of the medicines used by Americans, plus numerous medical devices, are made in Puerto...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, apprentice Ryan Buzzy, right, works with Skip Johnson, a trainer for the Stihl Inc. apprenticeship program, on a metalworking lathe in their training area at the Stihl Inc. manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach, Va. On Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. factory orders for August. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 05, 2017 - 10:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders at U.S. factories increased by 1.2 percent in August, driven by strong gains in aluminum and other metals, industrial machinery and autos. The Thursday report on last month's gain in manufacturing from the Commerce Department follows a steep drop of 3.3 percent in July...
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Rescue workers, left, search a neighborhood for flood victims as a man on a kayak down the street after Hurricane Irma brought floodwaters to Jacksonville, Fla. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
September 11, 2017 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With businesses disrupted, fuel and chemical refineries out of commission and consumers struggling to restore their lives, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely pack a tough double-whammy for the U.S. economy. Nearly one-fifth of the nation's oil refining capacity has been shut...
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A crane atop a high-rise under construction in downtown Miami collapsed Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, amid strong winds from Hurricane Irma. The crane collapsed in a bayfront area filled with hotels and high-rise condo and office buildings, near AmericanAirlines Arena, according to a tweet from the City of Miami. (Gideon J. Ape via AP)
September 10, 2017 - 10:04 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:05 p.m. A third construction crane has toppled in Florida in the powerful winds of Hurricane Irma. Officials say it happened at a project on Fort Lauderdale beach during the storm Sunday. Officials with developer The...
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This photo provided by Michael Sechler shows a stranded manatee in Manatee County, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. The mammal was stranded after waters receded from the Florida bay as Hurricane Irma approached. (Michael Sechler via AP)
September 10, 2017 - 9:05 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 9:05 p.m. The county administrator in the Florida Keys says crews will begin house to house searches Monday morning, looking for people who need help and assessing damage from Hurricane Irma. Monroe County Administrator...
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