A surplus of energy that might even last
A New York Times article analyzes the current state of the energy market in the U.S. and provides predictions for energy consumption and demand in the future.
According to Matthew L. Wald and the New York Times , after years of widespread concern over how to refine enough gasoline, how to deliver enough MW of electricity, and how to keep from drowning in carbon dioxide, the U.S. Suddenly has fuel and energy in surplus, and the country is looking greener. Can it last? And would that be a good thing? Read the New York Times article for analysis of the energy market in the U.S., quotes from energy industry experts, and predictions for energy use and consumption in the future.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey