The State Ports Authority has resumed partial service at its new inland port in Dillon County, nearly a week after shutting it down because of Hurricane Florence.
As the threat of Hurricane Florence diminished, the Port of Charleston and manufacturers throughout the region got back to business.
Kristen Kornbluth is a food runner and server's assistant at Indaco, a restaurant on Upper King Street.
The ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China has Volvo Cars canceling plans to go public and rethinking its strategy for exporting vehicles from its Berkeley County manufactur…
The Charlotte-based company's second-quarter profit of $683.2 million was more than double the total from a year ago.
The proposed reworking of a North American trade pact touted as helping the U.S. automotive industry could wind up doing the opposite, according to an analysis by the Center for Automotive Research.
The online retail giant will use the Sprinters to support a new package delivery program.
Years before tariffs started making daily headlines, a little-known import duty called the "chicken tax" convinced Mercedes-Benz Vans to build its first full-fledged U.S. manufacturing campus …
South Carolina's industrial real estate market continues to expand at a rapid pace, with nearly 16 million square feet of space under construction statewide — and the Greenville and Charleston…
Century Aluminum is about to get another day in court in its legal tussle with Santee Cooper over power rates at the company's Berkeley County smelter.
The person who led construction of Volvo Cars' first U.S. manufacturing campus in Berkeley County, is staying in the Charleston region to oversee a training center
The S.C. Commerce Department is getting its own staff member at the Army Corps of Engineers in a move designed to process the state agency's economic development permits more quickly.
Women make up less than 10 percent of construction industry.
Century Aluminum is still running its Mount Holly smelter at half capacity and it hasn't renegotiated its contract with electric utility Santee Cooper. But the mood these days is considerably brighter.
South Carolina's economy is due to cool off through the end of this year as tariffs and fewer exports from the Port of Charleston take a toll on the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing sec…
Automobile sales in China fell in July as demand for SUVs like those built at BMW's Spartanburg County plant softened in the wake of tariffs that are raising manufacturers' costs.
Goods flown out of Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport has doubled since 2016.
A pair of Foreign Trade Zones in South Carolina leads the nation in import and export totals, with Upstate automaker BMW and vehicle suppliers statewide accounting for 94 percent of the value …
The top bosses at South Carolina manufacturers and some of the Port of Charleston's biggest customers don't always agree about the impact tariffs are having on the nation's economy, but this m…
FRANKFURT, Germany — The chief executive officer of BMW is bullish on the recent agreement on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and the head of the European Commission, calling it a "g…
Century Aluminum isn't ready to pull the plug on its Mount Holly smelter even as a long-running dispute over electricity costs at the Goose Creek plant weighs on the company's bottom line, acc…
BMW said it is raising prices on Spartanburg County-built vehicles sold in China to help offset some of the impact tariffs are having on the automaker's costs of doing business in that country…
The former finance manager for one of the Southeast’s largest corporate event production firms was sentenced to five years in prison Monday for siphoning off more than $800,000 from the company.
One of South Carolina's major construction firms has pushed Charleston's International African American Museum closer to the finish line in its fund-raising drive.
DHL, a global express delivery provider, has nearly tripled the size of its South Carolina coastal operations with a new facility on Stall Road in North Charleston.
Ingevity, a major manufacturing company based in North Charleston, is building a new $20 million headquarters and adding about 100 new jobs near Park Circle.
A proposal to create a new chassis pool for truckers doing business with seaports in South Carolina and Georgia is getting pushback from companies currently providing the service.
A CSX manager described a "vast amount of change happening in a short amount of time" — cutbacks in management, a reshaped organizational structure and changes to the way crews worked.
The challenge is "providing employers with a workforce that meets their needs and pulling in more potential workers," said Cheryl Stanton, head of the SC Department of Employment and Workforce.
The United States' top labor official is visiting South Carolina to see firsthand the company's commitment to workforce development and training.
Showa Denko's latest expansion at its Ridgeville site goes by the nickname PFC-75.
A South Carolina company that makes 3D printers is paying its investors $50 million after executives predicted massive growth — and it never came.
Boeing Co. hasn't said for certain whether it will build a new mid-range commercial plane, dubbed the 797, but that hasn't stopped state economic development folks from competing for the project.
South Carolina companies are waiting to see how the mounting threats of tariffs and trade wars play out before they make any decisions that might affect their operations, the head of the state…
Being a farmer is hard enough. But imagine trying to figure out on the fly how to cultivate a crop not legally grown in South Carolina since at least World War II and bankrolling the experiment yourself with no ability to get insurance in case it flops. That's what it's like to grow hemp in this inaugural year of South Carolina's pilot program.
A global transportation company that handles incoming parts and finished goods for other businesses is expanding to the Charleston region to support the Mercedes-Benz Van plant.
A Charleston-area executive is taking the reins at one of South Carolina's largest and oldest privately held businesses.
COLUMBIA — South Carolina's business community is calling on the state's congressional delegation to help educate the Trump administration about effects its trade policies could have on the st…
SPARTANBURG — BMW says it is sticking with plans to add 1,000 workers in South Carolina, even though the company will start production of a new vehicle in China.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker BMW says it will build more of its popular SUVs overseas to offset the higher cost of sending cars to China due to recently enacted tariffs.
Tariffs on Chinese imports that went into effect late last week aren't likely to have a huge impact on cargo at the Port of Charleston and other seaports, according to an analysis by maritime …
Nucor Corp. will have to pay its taxes on payments made to workers who settled racial discrimination claims against the Berkeley County steelmaker, a federal judge ruled Friday.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Chinese governments have been flashing a lot of bravado just before firing the first shots in a conflict that risks erupting into a mutually damaging trade war.
It's been quite a summer for Volvo Cars.
A Charleston company that maintains shipping containers and the trailers that truckers need to haul them is expanding to the new inland port in Dillon, the latest investment driven by the carg…
If you were hoping to buy one of the speedy, limited edition S60 sedans Volvo Cars will build at its Berkeley County campus, you're too slow.
GEORGETOWN — Last week, as the owners of Liberty Steel Georgetown gathered with civic leaders, elected officials and guests at the city's steel mill, about 100 steelworkers — mostly men and a …
Without fanfare, Boeing Co. last week delivered Dreamliner No. 700 — a 787-9 commercial plane assembled at the aerospace firm's North Charleston campus and handed over to China Southern Airlines.
A company that will deliver parts to the Mercedes-Benz Vans plant in North Charleston is setting up shop near the German vehicle maker's $500 million facility in Palmetto Commerce Park.
Kenco, which distributes automotive parts for the Robert Bosch plant in North Charleston, will end its Summerville operations in August, but the company's departure isn't expected to impact mo…