Business News Flash – Nashville, TN

  February 7, 2019 Nashville, TN Nashville approves $15 million in infrastructure work for Amazon hub The Nashville council voted yesterday to approve $15.2 million for road, sewer, and other construction and infrastructure work around Nashville Yards. The downtown development is the future site of Nashville’s new Amazon hub. The infrastructure work will include environmental …

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Business News Flash – Johnston County, NC

February 5, 2019 Johnston County, NC Selma, NC New Manufacturing Facility Coming to Johnston County, NC A subsidiary of Canadian auto parts manufacturer Linamar Corporation is moving into an existing building in the Selma, NC Oak Tree Industrial Park. The company manufacturers powertrains and chassis. The company expects the new facility to cost $3 million …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – January 29, 2019

Diesel Prices National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $2.97 Analysts fear the political crisis in Venezuela will cause wild swings in oil prices. According to John Kilduff of Again Capital Management, Washington and Caracas have a “symbiotic relationship.” The U.S. has five oil refineries on the Gulf coast that are “heavily reliant” on Venezuelan crude. President Trump …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – January 23, 2019

        National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $2.96 According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the U.S. is on track to remain the world’s top crude producer in 2019. “While the other two giants [Saudi Arabia and Russia] voluntarily cut output, the U.S., already the biggest liquids supplier, will reinforce its leadership …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – January 15, 2019

        National Average Diesel Price Per Gallon: $2.98 OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo has expressed concern over the effect of the U.S.-China trade war on market growth in Asia. “Any measures that may impact or constrain trade may likely impact on growth and by extension on demand for energy,” he said. China is …

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