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TransCanada applies for new Keystone XL Permit

Keystone XL pipeline, executive order

In the wake of President Trump’s executive order earlier this week regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline, TransCanada announced it has submitted a Presidential Permit application to the U.S. Department of State for approval of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. TransCanada asserts the pipeline project will create tens of thousands of well-paying jobs and “generate substantial ...

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Thousands of American steel jobs believed lost to import surge

John D. Oravecz | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Greensburg, Pa.) The International Trade Commission cleared the way for anti-dumping penalties on cheap imports of oil and natural gas pipe from South Korea and five other nations that American steelmakers blamed for causing a severe oversupply, depressed prices and lost jobs. The ITC on Friday voted to confirm a majority of the Department ...

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Heard Off the Street: Where are energy firms buying their steel?


Len Boselovic | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette When it comes to purchasing steel tubes, the buying habits of domestic energy producers have caused a world of hurt for U.S. steel producers, who expected America’s drive to energy independence would mean more jobs for American workers. Instead, it’s meant a tidal wave of dumped, subsidized imports of steel pipe. The fact that U.S. ...

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Pennsylvania a leader in manufacturing job growth, mayors report finds

oil worker

By Vivian Salama | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Employment in the manufacturing sector is rising and Western Pennsylvania is among regions demonstrating rapid growth because of energy-intensive industries, a report for the U.S. Conference of Mayors found. Energy-intensive manufacturing employment will expand by more than 1 percent per year nationwide, with 72 percent of those jobs in metropolitan areas, the report said, ...

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