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Copper Volatility Alert Level 7

United States Of America - Bylt has issued a volatility alert on copper prices and supply chains in the wake of unstable mining operations related to worker strike, closures and or geo-political resistance or market manipulations. We will continue to track these issues. At the time of writing this alert copper was trading at $3.73 a pound. Copper…
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India Instability Events On A Rapid Rise From Corruption & Political Backlash

New Delhi, India -  India has seen several upticks in corruption and political instability the more 2022 has progressed. With disturbing rampant corruption surfacing throughout the region many reports are occurring involving police and governmental arrests. Other events occurring in the region stem from rapid political stance changes ranging from…
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Supply Chain Envoy Brings Fresh Leadership To Streamline U.S. Port And Supply Chain Systems

Washington, D.C. - Supply Chain problems that have plagued the United States the past two years have been gaining strong support and action toward new investment in not only Port & Infrastructure but that of the new Trucking Action Plan and "FLOW", Freight Logistics Optimization Works. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg currently serves…
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Light Vehicle Sales Data Report

United States Of America - In March 2022, new light-vehicle sales in the United States fell to 13.3 million units on a seasonally adjusted basis, down from 14.1 million units the previous month and 17.6 million units in March 2021. "Sales fell throughout Q1 2022 as production, which was already constrained by scarce microchips, was further…
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The New “Capital Expenditures For Robotic Equipment” Data Report Tells Us About Current Business Industry Leadership, Supply Chain Problems And Lack Of Correct Infrastructure Investments Along The Way

United States Of America - Robotics and Automation are nothing new. It has been evolving consistently since Henry Ford's assembly line and well before. What has changed is the segments and industries they never reached or reach. The country's lack luster adoption and lack of innovation seems to have began with push and pull lobbying and regulation…
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CAT Ups The Ante For It’s Largest Machinery Operator Competition. Do You Have What It Takes For The 2022/2023 Global Operator Challenge?

United States Of America - "CAT" for short or formally known as Caterpillar Inc. has just dropped some excited news for machine operators across the globe. CAT® invites machine operators from around the world to compete in the 2022/2023 Global Operator Challenge. The challenge puts equipment operators' abilities and precision to the test as they
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Union Strike Delays Major Projects For Turner Construction, Facebook & Rail Agency

Bellevue, Washington - A lengthy strike by concrete truckers and drivers has slowed or halted major projects in the Seattle area, including the light rail expansion, resulting in the layoff of hundreds of workers. The strike affects every concrete-related project in the region. The Teamsters Local 174 union, which represents concrete mixer drivers…
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Governor Hochul introduces plans For building The “Interborough Express” Connecting Brooklyn and Queens

The project would be built along the existing Bay Ridge Connector, a 14-mile freight line that extends from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, to Jackson Heights, Queens. It would create a new transit option for close to 900,000 residents of the neighborhoods along the route, along with 260,000 people who work in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Gas & Diesel Prices = Trucking & Labor

Washington, D.C. - The Federal Trade Commission’s Chair, Lina Khan, has been personally asked by President Joe Biden to analyze the influence of oil and gas companies on the relentless rising price tag of gasoline. Extensive investigation of Exxon Mobil and Chevron, the two greatest oil and gas companies in the U.S., has been requested.
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Port & Logistics Crisis of 2021 Coming To Fruition. Will There Be An End To The Rainbow?

California, United States of America - The Wall Street Journal reported that shipping delays have increased and cargo has piled up at California ports as Nike struggles to sell enough sneakers for the holidays, Costco has imposed limits on paper towel purchases, and prices for artificial Christmas trees have increased 25% this season. The
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Site Logistics: Virtual Design & Construction Simulation

Logistics on Construction Sites and Virtual Design & Construction Simulation Site logistics plans illustrate how a construction company's work will be carried out in order to simplify complex activities associated with the construction of buildings or other infrastructure projects. These visual representations, which should be included in a
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