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Business news covering the production of merchandise, machines and tools.

In construction boom, the only thing missing is higher prices

Despite widespread reports of higher labor costs, federal statistics show only a modest increase. Crain National ​photo by Steve Cranford.

September 20, 2016 - 11:23am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Betsy Mikesell

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New drone rules lift spirits of nascent industry

CharlotteUAV was an early entrant in the field of commecial use of drones, and now the company expects a surge in demand. The three principals are (from left) Erik Shaw, director of business development; Walter Lappert, co-owner; and Brett Smith, co-owner. Crain National photo by Steve Cranford.

September 2, 2016 - 6:03pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Sid Smith

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By sea, by rail: North Carolina, CSX make major infrastructure announcements

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory announces the Queen City Express, an intermodal train service that connects the Port of Wilmington in New Hanover County with the greater Charlotte metro area. Photo courtesy N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory's office.

July 20, 2016 - 8:09am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Steve Keckeis

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Paula Schneider

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Amanda Barker

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Former Freightliner workers face replacing an irreplaceable job

Laid-off workers from Freightliner's truck assembly plant in Mount Holly learn about unemployment benefits and new job opportunities at a state-organized meeting in Belmont.

Photo by Steve Cranford

July 1, 2016 - 3:50pm

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