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2013-09-24 12:20:32

Alliance for American Manufacturing to join Governor's office to address issues NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top leaders of the United Steelworkers (USW) confirmed being joined by the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) and steel bridge fabricators in a meeting this past week led by the New York governor's office, plus public authority transportation officials to consider ways to support sourcing American-made steel and domestic construction products in...

2013-07-13 00:22:35

NY Sen. Schumer & Ohio's Sen. Brown Call on MTA to Reform Project Bids BUFFALO, N.Y., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) flagged yesterday's public statements and a joint letter by U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) directed at the NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), urging the public agency avoid using steel from state-owned Chinese enterprises on future infrastructure projects. (Logo:...

2013-05-23 16:20:29

PITTSBURGH, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard today wrote to Fernando Ferrer, Acting Chairman, and Thomas F. Prendergast, Interim Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), questioning its decision to use 15,000 tons of steel, all sourced from China, to rebuild the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) In the letter, Mr. Gerard points out...

2011-12-10 14:00:00

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY), one of the nationâs leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and trade show technology rentals and services, continued its tradition of being the official computer and audio visual equipment resource for the ING New York City Marathon. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2011 SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (Hauppauge, NY), one of the nationâs leading providers of computer,...

2009-04-10 15:34:58

The U.S. Coast Guard said a humpback whale was seen swimming in New York Harbor for several hours Thursday. Coast Guard officers said the first sighting of the whale was reported at about 8 a.m. Thursday near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the giant water mammal didn't appear to be injured or distressed, The New York Times reported Friday. It's going out toward the ocean, said Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer David Schulein. We just established a security safety zone. The Coast Guard...