Sunday, September 29, 2013
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
As we know, recently the state and city commissioned a feasibility study on the installation of a roundabout. The study is said to have cost nearly $400,000. City Hall is good with the findings of the study and is about to seal the deal on the Beautiful Warehouse District Roundabout.
The local sentiment on Cat getting what they want...
... IF Caterpillar employees came back to the City of Peoria (to the older neighborhoods) bringing in their tax base and their children to Peoria schools, how safe would they be? What would be the probability of being hit by bullets (rather than trucks)?
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
In 2008, the company exported just over $16 billion worth of products, up from about $9 billion just three years earlier.
Could the exclusion of Caterpillar be because of this, or statements like this...
Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally and Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger are among 18 executives President Barack Obama will name today to an advisory group on increasing U.S. exports.
“Boosting America’s exports strengthens our economic growth and supports millions of good, high-paying American jobs,” Obama said in a statement.
Obama created the Export Council earlier this year and laid out a goal of doubling U.S. exports during the next five years.
The president is scheduled to speak today about progress on increasing U.S. exports, highlighting 18 trade missions coordinated by the Department of Commerce, loans from the U.S. Export-Import Bank that have helped support almost 110,000 jobs, and new agreements on exports of U.S. agricultural products.
The White House said Obama will name members to the export council to join Boeing Co. Chairman and CEO James McNerney and Xerox Corp. Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns, who were picked in March to lead the group.
Appointees to the council, the White House said, will include: United Parcel Service Inc. Chairman and CEO Scott Davis; MetLife Inc. Chairman and CEO Robert Henrikson; Pfizer Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Kindler; Verizon Communications Inc. Chairman and CEO Ivan Seidenberg; Archer Daniels Midland Co. Chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz; and UAL Corp. Chairman and CEO Glenn Tilton.
Council members will also include: Vermeer Corp. CEO Mary Andringa; Dow Chemical Co. Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris; Dow Corning Corp. Chairman and CEO Stephanie Burns; Warburg Pincus LLC Co-President Charles Kaye; Ernst & Young LLP Chairman and CEO James Turley; and Carpenter & Co. CEO Richard Friedman.
Other appointees will be: G&C Equipment Corp. President Glen Hale; United Association General President William Hite; former Greater Construction Corp. Chairman and CEO Robert Mandell; and Magno International LP President Raul Pedraza.