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Macron Wins French Presidency In Larger Than Expected Lead

Paris, France - President Macron won his second term cementing another 5 years as France's leader.  After the latest final vote counts were completed it revealed a larger than anticipated lead over his opponent. The win comes as a breathe of fresh air to Europe and World counterparts as it signals a strong unity amongst parties and in turn the most…
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Kingspan International To Expand In Virginia – Expand OPTIM-R® Vacuum Insulated Panels

Richmond, Virginia - Governor Glenn Youngkin has announced that Kingspan Insulation LLC, a division of the Kingspan Group, a global leader in advanced insulation and innovative building solutions, will invest $27 million in expanding its operation at 200 Kingspan Way in Frederick County. Kingspan Insulation LLC creates energy-saving and
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BYLT: U.S. Solar Energy Production Up 24% & U.S. Wind Energy Production Up 12% Year Over Year – U.S. Balancing And Scaling Responsibly

United States Of America - Energy data from the "Monthly Energy Review" has been released.  The U. S. Energy Information Administration included the annual data in this data review. The United States showed strong gains in solar and wind. Solar energy production in the U.S. increased from 1.212 Quadrillion Btu up 24%  to 1.501 .Quadrillion Btu
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Lindsey Graham, Bob Menendez & Other U.S. Lawmakers Show Bipartisan Stance In Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan - Republican Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Ben Sasse of Nebraska, Richard Burr of North Carolina, and Rob Portman of Ohio, Republican Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson, and Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez arrived in Taipei Thursday. The trip, otherwise unannounced, comes as a bipartisan reaction to continue a
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Oil & Gas Rig Counts Trend Upward – The Push And Pull Continues

United States Of America - Oil Rigs and taps active and coming online are trending higher according to industry tracking reports by the company BAKER HUGHES. A sign future output will grow domestically but more work is needed as political struggles continue. Since 1944, when Baker Hughes Company began weekly counts of drilling activity in
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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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ADP PAYROLL: 455,000 Jobs Added In March

United States Of America - Payroll, on an upward steady path, beat expectations adding 455,000 jobs from February to March. Strong labor shortage headwinds continue to be a struggle on all fronts but strong movement in trade school investment and overall worker and training program management are beginning to reach people and workers as the country…
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Procore Stock (PCOR) Down 77% From 52 Week High

Carpinteria, California - Procore (PCOR) a staple construction management software in the United States building and infrastructure industries saw a huge sell off following the Ukraine sanctions over the last few week adding additional extensive losses to share price. Procore saw its price fall from it's 52 week high of $108.75 down to $48.50 on
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Building Permits Beat – Housing Starts Disappoint

United States Of America - Building permits in the United States increased 0.3 percent from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.76 million in January of 2022, from the previous month's 1.755 million and below market expectations of 1.77 million. Single-family authorizations jumped 6.8 percent to a rate of 1,205 thousand
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Lumber Prices Could Reach $2400 In 2022

United States Of America - Lumber prices could escalate easily to $2400 per MBF this spring and late summer similarly mirroring last year. Builders, Developers, Program Managers and Project Managers should weigh risks now and prepare for the possibility. Currently risks seem to be leaning more towards increased demand, labor shortages, natural and
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Oil & Gas Drillers Its Your Turn To Save The World – DOE Requests Help To Tap Geothermal Resources

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — The US Department of Energy (DOE) stated today that it will invest up to $20 million to reduce the cost of creating geothermal energy by showing faster drilling technology that will reduce the overall time, labor and costs required to create geothermal projects. DOE is aiming to significantly reduce the cost of…
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