Speakers Gauge Business Landscape - 5/4/2012
GAWDA's Spring Management Conference was held April 29 through May 1 in Baltimore, MD. The conference’s Opening Business Session was headlined by Political Analyst Juan Williams. “I want to speak with you as American leaders,” Williams said, challenging GAWDA members to be proactive as leaders, helping to create change rather than reacting to change. Williams gave a run-down of the upcoming elections, anticipating a close race in the presidential elections.
Economist Andy Bauer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond spoke on the current state of economic recovery, looking at trends in unemployment, manufacturing and construction. While manufacturing is approaching pre-recession levels, the construction sector remains depressed, having lost some two million jobs in the recession.
|9/11/2009||Hydrogen Million-Mile Mark ...more | comments |
This week, the 116 hydrogen fuel-cell powered cars involved in General Motors’ “Project Driveway” program rolled past the one-million mile mark.
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The U.S. Navy has determined that improper welding procedures at a Virginia shipyard no longer pose a risk to sailors.
|9/10/2009||Construction Industry Honors Top Welders ...more | comments |
A special group of apprentices recently participated in an international competition in Ann Arbor, MI.
|9/10/2009||Orbital Welding Unit Tested ...more | comments |
The CAPE Group has developed and tested an orbital welding unit.
|9/10/2009||Corporations Team Up For "H2 Mobility" ...more | comments |
Today several major companies signed an agreement regarding the evaluation of a hydrogen infrastructure in Germany.
|9/9/2009||Chart Announces Acquisition Plans ...more | comments |
Will Buy Covidien Oxygen Therapy Business
|9/9/2009||Fed Funds LNG vehicles ...more | comments |
Local govs. invest in alternative energy transport
|9/9/2009||NASA Awards Helium Contracts ...more | comments |
GAWDA members selected as lead suppliers
|9/8/2009||Navy Weld Re-Inspection Points to Problems ...more | comments |
Subs and carriers delayed because of many manufacturing defects.
|9/8/2009||Worthington Acquires SCI ...more | comments |
Purchase to expand cylinder line.