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Southeast manufacturng rises; Mississippi’s drops


MBJ staff Southeast manufacturing activity improved in June after three consecutive months of decline, according to the Southeast’s Purchasing Managers Index  report released Monday by Kennesaw State University’s Econometric Center in the Michael J. Coles College of Business. June’s Southeast PMI of 55.1 is driven up by a sharp 9.3-point increase for new orders and a 8.9-point increase for production. This month’s ...

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Lockheed Martin delivers weather satellites to NOAA

HANCOCK COUNTY — Lockheed Martin has delivered the core structure for the first in a series of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s next-generation geostationary weather satellites to the company’s Mississippi Space and Technology Center on NASA’s Stennis Space Center where it will undergo propulsion system integration. The rigid external structure of the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite–R Series ...

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Ingalls awarded contract; delivers ship to Navy

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding Division has been awarded an $83.3 million cost-plus-award-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for continued life-cycle engineering, modernization and support services on the U.S. Navy’s fleet of USS Ticonderoga-class (CG 47) Aegis guided missile cruisers. The contract is the first of five options, which if exercised would place the total value of the ...

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FedEx raises outlook, but trimming 1,700 jobs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx Corp. indicated yesterday that the global economic recovery remains uneven. It said strength in international shipments is driving profits, but also announced plans to cut 1,700 jobs in an attempt to fix its money-losing U.S. trucking business. The world’s second-largest package delivery company did raise its financial outlook after its first-quarter net income doubled. But the ...

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