Wolseley plc is officially changing its name to Ferguson plc, subject to shareholder approval. Ferguson is the most significant brand in the Wolseley Group of companies and accounts for 84% of the Wolseley Group’s profitability.
Spirax Sarco hosted their annual charity event at the Westin Hotel in Savannah, GA on Saturday, March 11, 2017 where participants built prosthetic hands for children in third-world countries who are missing limbs.
There are 300,000 landmine rated amputees globally and 20% of those are children. Emplo...
With horizontal drilling in the Permian Basin allowing producers to “drill longer wells than ever before, companies such as Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Parsley Energy Inc. and Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC are increasingly haggling with other producers for slivers of land that allow them ...
“The Westinghouse unit of Japanese technology giant Toshiba plunged into Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday as the Cranberry Township, Pa.-based division faces cost overruns and delays with its U.S. nuclear plant projects,”
Manufacturers in the fifth district were generally upbeat in March, according to the latest survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The index for shipments and new orders both rose and employment gains were more common.
led to a composite index for manufacturing that rose from...
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased in February, improved sharply in March. The Index now stands at 125.6, up from 116.1 in February. The Present Situation Index rose from 134.4 to 143.1 and the Expectations Index increased from 103.9 last month to 113.8.
Employers initiated 1,297 mass layoff events in the third quarter of 2010 that resulted in the separation of 187,091 workers from their jobs for at least 31 days, according to preliminary figures released November 12 by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over the year, both events and separations decreased sharply from program high third quarter levels (with data available back to 1995).