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Next Governor Must Prioritize Housing, Climate, Transit and Jobs

David Gasson I’ve worked on public policy from a variety of perspectives: as a Capitol Hill staffer, as an advocate, and as a business leader. And far too often, our well-meaning efforts to implement high-impact policies fail because the structures to develop them – from committees to budgets to niche …

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Analysis: Biden’s inflation plan upends thinking about jobs sent overseas | News, Sports, Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has a solution to high inflation that seems counterintuitive: Bring factory jobs back to the United States. This challenges a decades-old argument that employers have moved jobs overseas to cut costs by relying on cheaper workers. This trend has contributed to the …

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How dealer groups are reducing missed sales during the auto supply shortage

As automotive supply shortages continue to drag on, now more than ever, every sale matters. The problem is that dealer groups leave crucial sales opportunities on the table, often without even realizing it. Faced with a limited inventory, today’s consumers are no longer looking for a single brand of vehicle, …

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NY Farm Bureau discusses public policy goals | News, Sports, Jobs

The New York Farm Bureau outlined a host of federal public policy goals during a Zoom press conference earlier this month. Goals for Washington, D.C. include farm labor reform, ensuring farmers receive fair prices for milk, supply chain changes, addressing the effects of climate change, regulatory reform and …

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Biden’s inflation plan upends thinking on jobs sent overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has a solution to high inflation that seems counterintuitive: Bring factory jobs back to the United States. This challenges a decades-old argument that employers have moved jobs overseas to cut costs by relying on cheaper workers. This trend has contributed to the loss of …

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London Mayor visits Ballymena Bus Factory to highlight jobs at risk due to funding uncertainty

London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Wrightbus in Ballymena on Monday to see the production of previously ordered new electric double-decker buses. While in Northern Ireland, Mr Khan urged the government to provide longer-term capital funding to Transport for London (TfL) to ensure the continued success of the supply chain, which …

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Supply chain shortages weigh on UK car production in January

But the EV surge illuminates production prospects… LONDON – UK car production fell 20.1% to 68,790 units last month, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on February 25. This is the lowest January total since 2009, when the industry manufactured a total of …

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Expert reveals 2 small-cap ASX stocks for jobs boom

The past two years have been nothing short of a phenomenon. Amid COVID-19, inflationary pressures, supply chain issues, threats of interest rate hikes – and, now, geopolitical conflict in Europe – the Australian economy always it looks like it will grow in the years to come. The unemployment rate is …

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The supply chain’s latest casualty? Your Favorite Beer Six-Pack | Business

BROOKS JOHNSON Minneapolis Star Tribune The cost of making beer is skyrocketing. The price to buy it is catching up. So far, brewers have largely absorbed inflated spending on their ingredients, including barley, aluminum cans, cardboard and trucking. But with high costs lingering longer than many had hoped, brewers are …

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Biden’s full plate: Ukraine, inflation, low public approval | News, Sports, Jobs

President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) On the same day President Joe Biden called out Russia and handed down tough sanctions for his …

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Biden announces new investments in mineral production to address supply chain shortages

The investments, which are the administration’s latest step to address lingering supply chain issues that have plagued Biden since taking office, come a year after he signed an executive order ordering a comprehensive review of supply chain vulnerabilities. “Today we are announcing a major investment in the domestic production of …

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How supply chain disruptions have impacted Notre Dame’s goods and what they mean for businesses in general // The Observer

Even Notre Dame’s signature Kelly green isn’t immune to the supply chain issues that are interrupting industries across the globe. As supply chain complications linger into 2022, Hammes Notre Dame bookstore faces a number of ongoing inventory issues, including difficulties sourcing Kelly green clothing to sell online and in-store,” said …

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The War on Small Business

Transportation is just one area of ​​our supply chains where there are not enough workers. Getty Everyone has a theory about why it’s so hard for manufacturers and supply chain companies to get the workers they need. Lack of childcare, preference for remote work, lingering fear of COVID – these …

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Senate backs bill authorizing short-term rentals | News, Sports, Jobs

The Senate met in session Wednesday in the State House Representatives Hall. (Photo by PAULA TRACY) CONCORD – The State Senate voted to pass Senate Amendment Bill 249 to prohibit municipalities from using local zoning to eliminate the use of single or two-family residential buildings as …

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Soybean processor adds new plant, 50 jobs in South Dakota

A Google Street view of the South Dakota Soybean Processors soybean plant in Volga, SD. Google Maps On February 9, South Dakota Soybean Processors, LLC (SDSP) announced plans to build a multi-seed processing plant near Mitchell, SD. The plant will have the capacity to process 35 million bushels of soybeans …

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West Virginia records 6,000th death from COVID-19 | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON — Even as active COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decline, West Virginia recorded 31 deaths over the weekend, bringing the total number of deaths attributed to the virus since spring 2020 to more of 6,000. “We lost 6,023 great West Virginians,” Governor Jim Justice said during Monday’s online …

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Future Maserati; investigating the shortage of chips; supply chain issues – the week

Our regular analysis of upcoming new models from automakers continued this week with a close look at Maserati. To quote our futurist: “It’s going to be a big year for Maserati, with one, maybe two new models coming, then more in 23 and 24.” As is the case with Alfa …

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HMRC liquidation petition puts 2,000 steel jobs in Stocksbridge and Rotherham at risk

The tax authorities have applied for a liquidation petition – a request to a court to close a business – for unpaid debts estimated at tens of millions of pounds. The petition is expected to be heard at the end of next month, according to Sky News. If a liquidation …

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Proposed North Bay slaughterhouse could create 150 jobs and expand export market

Canada Meat Group’s 50,000 square foot automated facility would be certified for halal beef A brand new federally inspected slaughterhouse planned for North Bay has the potential to create 150 jobs in the city and boost the regional export meat market, according to Canadian Meat Groupthe company proposing the project. …

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Drought prompts farmers to try new things | News, Sports, Jobs

SANTA FE, NM (AP) — A few years ago, Paul Skrak decided to explore different cultivation methods that could help his crops better withstand the seemingly endless drought. On the advice of a consultant, the Pev±a Blanca farmer started using cover crops, both to protect the soil from the sun …

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Publication of relaxed standards for school meals | News, Sports, Jobs

Low-fat chocolate milk instead of just fat-free. Fewer whole grain offerings. Less stringent salt limits. The Biden administration released school lunch transition standards on Friday that aim to ease the way for cafeterias to resume a healthier course as they recover from the pandemic and supply chain disruptions. …

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Beware the Swinging Pendulum on Supply Chain Inventory Practices

Supply shortages resulting in empty shelves or WIP inventory parking lots represent a specter that is causing supply chain managers to reconsider supply chain inventory practices. The view of just-in-time (JIT) as a practice has taken a hit and stocks are rising. Calls are mounting for a return to just-in-case …

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The federal budget must have a plan for homes and jobs

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) is calling on the Federal Government in this election year to address the key housing and jobs issue in its 2022 Federal Budget. REIA Chairman Hayden Groves said the REIA’s 2022 pre-budget submission contains three simple recommendations to grow Australia’s housing and jobs …

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Top 30 companies for remote jobs in 2022

Even before the pandemic uprooted everything in 2020, more and more people were abandoning 9-5 to work remotely and travel the world. But in 2020, only 5% of remote work could be done from anywhere. Fast forward to 2022 and it’s a whole new world, where remote working isn’t just …

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New jobs mission to put 500,000 people to work

As we emerge from the pandemic, with restrictions lifted and back to normal, the ‘Way to Work’ campaign will focus on getting people ready to work out of Universal Credit and into work, quickly filling vacancies which are at an all time high. Primarily targeting members of the Universal Credit …

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Axne, Krishnamoorthi and Schneider Introduce New Legislation to Address Supply Chain Disruption and Boost Investment in Iowa Manufacturers

Today, Representative Cindy Axne (IA-03) joined Representatives Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) to introduce legislation that will help solve supply chain bottlenecks before they start and support manufacturers who produce goods in Iowa and across the United States the Supply Chain Resilience Act Reduce supply chain bottlenecks and …

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Survey: Supply chain issues, inflation and labor shortages challenge small businesses

A survey by the Small Business Association of Michigan shows that small businesses face supply chain, inflation and labor issues. // Image bank According to new survey results from the Small Business Association of Michigan in Lansing, small businesses in the state continue to struggle with labor shortages, inflation and …

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COVID-19 has cost sub-Saharan Africa 13.5 million jobs in lost working hours (ILO)

Nearly 5 million workers and their families in sub-Saharan Africa have been pushed into extreme poverty because of COVID-19, says ILO The employment-to-population ratio in sub-Saharan Africa has fallen by 2 percentage points due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the ILO. Photo: iStock The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed nearly …

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Job portal Apna appoints ex-PayU Shantanu Preetam as its first CTO

Tiger Global Management-backed job portal Apna, operated by Apnatime Tech Pvt Ltd, has announced the appointment of PayU’s Shantanu Preetam as Chief Technology Officer. ADVERTISING “As Apna’s first CTO, Shantanu will be responsible for building on the technology base, further strengthening it through the platform and the right organizational structure. …

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Coles supply chain worker says quarter of staff furloughed due to Covid | Coronavirus

A warehouse worker supplying Australian supermarkets said managers were unprepared for the onslaught of Omicron, leading to long shifts and stress among workers covering for colleagues who were absent due of the pandemic. The supply chain worker working for Coles, who asked not to be identified for fear of reprisal, …

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Supply chain shortages strain Virginia school dining halls

Between the increase in the number of cases and staff shortage, Virginia’s public schools were already facing many challenges at the start of the fall semester. Next come supply chain issues. “I think I was in the middle of a meeting when we found out there was no bread available …

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How hybrid multi-cloud can alleviate today’s supply chain issues

The global supply chain shortage is having a massive impact on the entire tech industry, affecting both the availability and price of computer hardware, as companies struggle to secure semiconductor chips , servers and other key hardware components needed for their data center and IT infrastructure. This shortage likely won’t …

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‘Free’ at-home COVID-19 tests may lead to supply chain shortage, taking tests from ODH

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — U.S. health insurance companies are now paying for COVID-19 at-home test kits according to federal law. Local health officials say the new federal law is causing major shortages of test kits in the supply chain for families who need them immediately. Right now, cost doesn’t seem …

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Shortage of medical drugs hits Trinidad and Tobago

News Janelle De Souza 5 hours ago Pharmaceutical manufacturing has been disrupted by the covid19 pandemic. – The covid19 pandemic has caused shortages of medicines around the world, including TT, mainly due to the death and illness of employees and blockages affecting the supply chain. Pharmacy Board Chairman Andrew Rahaman …

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No relief in sight for industries stung by supply chain issues

Rahul Kamath has been paying astronomical bills to ship his company’s cashews overseas since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Karnataka-based owner of Bola Surendra Kamath and Sons said sea freight accounts for almost 10% of cashew nut cost these days due to global shortage of freight containers, compared to …

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Finding lasting solutions to the health workforce crisis | News, Sports, Jobs

Ohio hits new records for COVID infections and hospitalizations. The arrival of the omicron variant and the unfortunate continued resistance to vaccination by some are fueling this new push and our hospitals are again being pushed to the breaking point. The impact on our healthcare workers, especially frontline nurses and …

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German trade body warns of huge disruption to Omicron’s supply chain

Containers are loaded onto a container ship at a shipping terminal in the port of Hamburg, Germany, September 18, 2014. Photo taken September 18, 2014. REUTERS / Fabian Bimmer Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register now BERLIN, Jan. 12 (Reuters) – The German trade association BGA …

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Industries continue to thrive in Arizona despite water scarcity and rising cost of living

Boom period: Arizona expects faster economic growth despite water scarcity and other woes More than 700,000 new jobs could be created in Arizona by 2030, and with so many people likely to move there, the state is grappling with problems that could arise with such massive growth. FOX 10’s Steve …

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Anton du Preez, Körber supply chain

Anton du Préez Tell us about your role at Körber Supply Chain I am responsible for software sales in the business area of ​​Körber Supply Chain. I am responsible for European sales strategy and operations across our entire range of supply chain solutions. These include automation, robotics, material handling, and …

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Here’s how Supply Chain 4.0 makes your organization more efficient

There is growing interest in Supply Chain 4.0 technology, especially as logistics professionals face stockouts, port delays and other challenges. Advanced technology can increase productivity in warehouses and at all other points along a product’s journey to its destination. Here’s a closer look at what supply chain management can do …

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Seattle Outdoor Research Could Cut More Jobs As Government Work Struggles

Outdoor Research, the Seattle-based outerwear maker, could soon lose more than 250 workers after complications with several government contracts, including one to make medical masks for Washington state. This week, the company announced it would cut 112 employees, including 55 in Seattle, in 60 days, unless it secures a resolution …

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For people who depend on medical equipment, supply chain crisis can mean life or death

In the eight years that Carl and Tanya Whitley have cared for their son Tim in their San Jose home, they have overcome many challenges. Duchenne muscular dystrophy leaves Tim dependent on a ventilator and a host of other medical equipment. His lungs need to be aspirated several times a …

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Korean battery majors raise prices amid supply shortages and rising materials

Korean battery majors LG Energy Solution and Samsung SDI are joining their Chinese rivals in raising battery prices due to soaring prices of key lithium materials. According to industry sources on Friday, Samsung SDI notified its outlets that it was increasing prices for 21700-type rechargeable lithium-ion cylindrical batteries by 7-8%. …

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State’s $ 11 Million Beach Restoration Project Awaits Final Approval | News, Sports, Jobs

Kaanapali Beach, shown in April 2020 when Maui County was in the early stages of forced pandemic lockdown, has long been affected by erosion as sea level rise washed away sand and developments developed along the shore. The state is now proposing an $ 11 million project to mine offshore …

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Natural gas prices in Europe and the United States rise on fears of supply shortages |

NEW YORK, December 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Russia inactive North stream 2 pipeline and cold weather forecasts through the end of December caused a rally in European natural gas futures and sent natural gas futures to the United States up 4% Monday. The 11% jump in gas prices in Europe …

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The Three Steps to Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions

If the success of your organization depends on the performance of its supply chain, the pandemic has likely exposed the major weaknesses in your business processes. The abrupt hiatus in manufacturing, shipping and distribution has led to thousands of containers stranded in ports, millions of workers temporarily out of work, …

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UPMC Launches Internal Travel Nursing Program | News, Sports, Jobs

UPMC launches “traveling” program for registered nurses and surgical technicians to address a staffing shortage at hospitals like UPMC Williamsport. The program aims to prevent base nurses from leaving for high-paying travel jobs with outside agencies. Hourly wages for internal travelers will be competitive, but the cost to UPMC will …

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Omicron casts a new shadow on pandemic economic recovery | News, Sports, Jobs

A family and their pets pass through Miami International Airport on Monday, December 20, 2021, in Miami. Public health officials urge caution as the new variant of omicron could become the dominant strain in the United States over the holidays. (AP Photo / Marta Lavandier) Just as Americans and Europeans …

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Quit to win: why are so many people quitting their jobs? | Your money

Louisville, Kentucky, December 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – By Abby Hall Blanco and Frank Raymond, Bellarmine University “I quit.” This is the message many workers in the United States send to their employers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August …

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GOOD NEWS: MC Program Keeps Trucks Running During Supply Chain Crisis

ENVIRONMENT The shortage of semiconductor chips is not going away, and the supply chain needs in-service trucks to stay in service. Midland College (TM) Automotive and Diesel Technology programs therefore help keep existing trucks running smoothly, making their scheduled deliveries this holiday season. Automotive service technicians and diesel mechanics are …

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Law on investment in infrastructure and employment: key points | Miles and Stockbridge PC

On November 15, 2021 (the “effective date”), President Biden promulgated the law Law on investment in infrastructure and employment (the “Act”) to invest in our country’s infrastructure and competitiveness. The federal government routinely passes transit bills to fund traditional road, bridge and transit projects. However, the law overshadows these efforts …

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Afternoon coffee: Tipalti raises 270 million dollars; Coupa and Accenture invest in supply chain specialist Interos; On-demand manufacturing provider Xometry acquires Thomasnet.com

Adobe Stock Automation specialist AP Tipalti has announced that it has raised $ 270 million in a Series F funding round. Tipalti said it will invest in its product roadmap, customer operations and operations. global financials. Learn more about Tipalti and the strengths / weaknesses of its solution in the …

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Supermarkets face shortages of 2 essential grocery items

If you’ve been shopping for groceries at any time over the past few months, you’ve probably encountered this unpleasant trend, to one degree or another. Shortage of some products the store had in abundance, which caused great consternation to the Biden administration. The root cause includes a prolonged supply chain …

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Powell River paper mill closes, affecting more than 200 jobs

More than 200 employees at a paper mill are out of work, effective immediately, as Paper Excellence announced the indefinite closure of operations at its Catalyst Paper tiskwat mill in Powell River. Paper Excellence announced the plant’s closure on Wednesday, citing the the continued contraction of global paper markets and …

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Peetz Table Wind Power Center (Logan County) 1, United States

Peetz Table Wind Energy Center (Logan County) 1 is a 199.5 MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Colorado, United States. The project is currently active. It was developed in a single phase. After the completion of construction, the project was commissioned in September 2007. Type of project …

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Australia announces funding for battery storage projects

Battery energy storage projects will provide essential system stability services to the power grid. Credit: Erich Westendarp from Pixabay. The Australian government has announced funding of $ 72.3 million (AU $ 100 million) for the construction of new large-scale batteries to provide reliable and affordable electricity to households and industries …

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Working hard on housing in BE | News, Sports, Jobs

This duplex on Blue Stem Drive in a new housing estate is owned by Blue Earth HRA. Housing is integral to the success of any community. After all, the growth of a community depends on its ability to attract and retain residents, and residents will only come if they have …

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7 questions about the impact of supply chain shortages on holiday shopping

From a shortage of refrigerators and toys to an insufficient supply of microchips needed in smartphones and automobiles, supply chain disruptions are driving price inflation amid growing commodities scarcity. Just weeks before Christmas, supply chain shortages are becoming more and more apparent to Americans in their daily lives, with people …

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Supply chain worries turned this tech stock into a bargain

Text size Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said the company’s order cancellation rates are below historical standards, despite product shortages. Christopher Goodney / Bloomberg As supply chain issues disrupt the tech industry, no company is highlighting the problem more than Cisco Systems . The stock fell more than 6% on Thursday …

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Chinese chipmakers see limited impact of supply shortage despite lower production

A worker checks a chip product on Monday at a factory in Sihong Economic Development Zone in Sihong County, east China’s Jiangsu Province. Photo: VCG Chinese chip makers expect very limited impact from recent monthly drop in production due to logistical hurdles, booming demand, long delivery times and US restrictions …

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Watch: Addressing the Semiconductor Supply Shortage | 2021-10-28

Art Figueroa, vice president of operations and quality for North America and EMEA at Smith, discusses the severity and impact of the semiconductor shortage and provides an overview of its duration. Supply chains have always withstood disruption, but few, if any, have lasted as long or caused as much damage …

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Quantifying the Bitcoin supply shortage

The following is taken from a recent edition of Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine’s high-end market newsletter. To be among the first to receive this and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, Subscribe now. When looking at the bitcoin supply, it is important to consider the state of …

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The housing stock shortage begins to ease

Expect a stable housing market over the next five years – despite the expiration of COVID-era protections – says one new Zillow report. The Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey, conducted by Pulsenomics, interviewed 111 housing experts throughout August. The panel included economists, researchers, analysts and academics. And their insight reveals …

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UK to deploy army officers to deal with fuel shortage

LONDON: Almost 200 tanker military personnel will be deployed from Monday to provide temporary support to deal with long lines at petrol stations across the UK due to supply shortages, the government announced on Saturday. The shortage was caused by a severe shortage of truck drivers, especially heavy truck (HGV) …

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Homebuilders Tackle Canada’s Housing Shortage

The supply of housing in Canada was lower than demand even before COVID hit, a situation that the pandemic has greatly alleviated. It’s not that home builders have stood idly by. Housing starts over the past 12 months were the strongest since the mid-1970s, and the number of homes under …

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Supply Shortage Prevents AT&T from Deploying Fiber Internet to 500,000 Locations

AT&T is delaying the rollout of high-speed fiber-optic internet to 500,000 locations this year due to component shortages in the supply chain, according to a company executive. On Tuesday, AT&T Chief Financial Officer Pascal Desroches mentioned the fiber shortage during a speech at the Oppenheimer Technology, Internet & Communications conference. …

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Homes, cars and bikes are getting expensive due to a global supply shortage

Homes, cars, bikes, electronics and other goods are becoming more expensive due to a shortage of supply. A fiscal stimulus and the rollout of vaccines have left Americans willing to spend, sending demand soaring. But companies have underestimated demand, US seaports are congested and the Texas freeze has made matters …

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