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USC: 59 GW of U.S. coal-fired power capacity ripe for retirement – Pennenergy

As much as 18 percent of the country’s coal-fired generating capacity should be considered for closure, according to a new independent analysis released by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The report, “Ripe for Retirement: The Case for Closing America’s … Continue reading

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Oil in America: Energy to spare | The Economist

Oil in America: Energy to spare | The Economist. “Currently America exports only a little gas. The government has granted one import terminal a licence to convert its machinery so that it can turn gas into liquid for export. Another … Continue reading

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Fundamental notes and key events for copper, gold, and silver futures.

Copper On October 23, 2012, the International Copper Study Group’s (ICSG) preliminary data showed that world copper production fell short of refined usage by 23,000 tons in July of 2012. So far in 2012, world refined production is up 2% … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose interviews Jeremy Grantham

Great economic quote from Jeremy Grantham to Bloomberg Business Week, Charlie Rose Talks to Jeremy Grantham – Businessweek. “What about gains in productivity? Productivity has been eroding, not that fast but pretty steadily. And part of it is just the … Continue reading

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Ameritube receives ISO 9001 Certification!

Ameritube, founded in 2004, has received ISO 9001:2008 certification.  Our new certificate can be viewed here. A supplier of copper and steel tubing located in Hillsboro, TX Ameritube is dedicated to providing the highest quality tubing products.  The following alloys … Continue reading

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New US steel plant nears site selection

By Ed Crooks in New York Tenaris, the Luxembourg-based steel tube manufacturer, is close to a decision on a site for its new $1.5bn US plant in the Gulf of Mexico region, in the latest sign of the revival in … Continue reading

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The Middle Class Is Broke: Pew Study Reveals Real Problem With Economy | Daily Ticker – Yahoo! Finance

The Middle Class Is Broke: Pew Study Reveals Real Problem With Economy | Daily Ticker – Yahoo! Finance.

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China’s Economy Besieged by Buildup of Unsold Goods – NYTimes.com

China’s Economy Besieged by Buildup of Unsold Goods – NYTimes.com. THe above link details the buildup of inventory in China and the slowdown in their manufacturing sector.  Naturally this has a big impact for the world economy, but more significant … Continue reading

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Labor Trends Improving, but U.S. Needs More Manufacturing, Export-Led Growth: Austan Goolsbee | Daily Ticker – Yahoo! Finance

Labor Trends Improving, but U.S. Needs More Manufacturing, Export-Led Growth: Austan Goolsbee | Daily Ticker – Yahoo! Finance Interesting overview of Austan Goolsbee’s report. Here is another direct link to the report published in July 2012… http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/austan.goolsbee/research/chicagocompared.final.pdf

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SONGS tube wear data released

According to data submitted by SCE to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission NRC, most of the wear, or tube wall thinning, was less than 20%. This, it says, “is far below the 35% wall-thinning limit,” which would require that the … Continue reading

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