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    08.04.17: Transportation Expert to Speak at the Foundry Executive & Leadership Conference

    Wade Newton, director of communications with the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, will be the transportation speaker at the Foundry Executive & Leadership Conference, AFS has announced. The conference will be September 17-19, in Stowe, Vermont. Newton will speak on "The Future of Transportation Mobility" and critical trends in the auto industry, including reviewing fuel economy standards and self-driving vehicles that could change the industry and public travel. Newton will also discuss other general shifts in the auto industry.

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    08.07.17: Registration Open for Environmental Health and Safety Conference

    Registration is now open for the American Foundry Society’s Environmental Health and Safety Conference from Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Birmingham, Alabama.

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    05.19.17: OSHA Postpones Electronic Recordkeeping Compliance Date

    OSHA announced that it will extend the July 1, 2017 filing date for the electronic submission of the OSHA 300A Recordkeeping Form. OSHA’s announcement did not state the expected extent of the delay.

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    08.01.17: DOL Issues Information Request on Overtime Exemption

    The new overtime rule more than doubled the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) annual wage threshold for who can qualify for overtime, from $23,660 to $47,476. It was blocked from taking effect last December by a Texas district court order.

  • Industry News

    08.15.17: Kimura Foundry to Open Indiana Facility

    The project would add up to 20 jobs by 2020.

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    08.09.17: Richmond Industries Invests in New Cooling System

    Installation of the new system started during their summer shutdown which began on July 24th. The new closed loop cooling system is expected to be more efficient and also reduce maintenance costs while eliminating unnecessary downtime.

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    08.01.17: EJ Breaks Ground on New Facility

    The plant is expected to be completed by the fall of 2018 and will take the place of a facility in East Jordan, Michigan.

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  • 08/17/2017: Wanted Melt, Finish and Maintenance Supervisor - American Castings - Pryor, OK

    AMERICAN Castings is growing! Pryor OK, is seeking a Supervisor in Melt, Finish and Maintenance .  Applicant must have experience in the foundry industry in the Melt, Finish or Maintenance department and have 5 years in supervision.  Responsibilities include directing & motivating the activities ...

  • 08/17/2017: Multimedia Specialist/Animator at Booz Allen Hamilton - Booz Allen Hamilton - Springfield, VA

    Job Description Job Number: R0012312Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across ...

  • 08/10/2017: Metallurgical Quality Manager - Adams Burke & Associates LLC - OH

    My client is a High Alloy Steel Foundry seeking a Quality Manager with a strong Metallurgical background. Individual must have a BS Metallurgical or Materials Science Degree, possess a minimum of 8 years in Quality Management out of a High Alloy Steel Foundry environment. Black Belt is a plus but ...

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