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…
A French company that builds high-voltage cables in Goose Creek for the power industry is adding underwater cables to the site's product mix as part of an $80 million expansion.
With an impact on South Carolina, commissioners decided Duke Energy could recover the $480 million it paid for planning, licensing, financing and other costs for its proposed Lee nuclear plant in Cherokee County.
Workers who settled racial discrimination claims against Nucor Corp.'s steel mill in Berkeley County say the company is trying to shortchange them by deducting taxes from their settlement chec…
Volvo Cars introduced its retooled S60 sedan Wednesday at its new South Carolina manufacturing campus in an event that celebrated the Swedish company's U.S. expansion while doubling as a warni…
Volvo Cars offered car enthusiasts a partial sneak peek Tuesday at the retooled sports sedan it will unveil at its new South Carolina plant on Wednesday.
Trident Technical College has completed its purchase of a former Berkeley County manufacturing site that will be converted into a training center for the region's fast-growing automotive secto…
The Port of Charleston was seventh-busiest in the United States in 2017 for imported cargo, according to a report by global trade analyst Descartes Datamyne.
COLUMBIA — A decade-long nuclear project at the Savannah River Site was temporarily saved Thursday, as a federal judge seeks to decide whether the U.S. Department of Energy can end the trouble…
An Israeli-owned mineral and chemical company is relocating its Ohio business to Dorchester County, where it plans to ramp up production of fertilizers later this year.
The Charleston region's newest — and most unique — industrial park is getting a familiar name for its first outside investor.
A manufacturer of flat-rolled aluminum for the construction and other industries is planning an expansion of its Goose Creek mill that will add about 50 jobs to its workforce.
The state-owned electric utility will break ground this week on Camp Hall — a roughly 4,000-acre business park adjacent to the Volvo Cars manufacturing campus
Joan Robinson-Berry, who took over Boeing Co.'s operations in North Charleston in June 2016, is heading to Plano, Texas, to take a job with the aerospace giant's Global Services division.
The defense contractor ManTech International has opened a pair of warehouses in the Lowcountry that will house the parts that go into the military’s mine-resistant vehicles.
- Missing 17-year-old Porter-Gaud student's body recovered from Stono River
- Over 700 jellyfish stings reported on Charleston area beaches over weekend
- After racially tinged dispute, tug of war over Mount Pleasant park site resolved
- Dog-paddling armadillo filmed by fossil hunter in the ocean near Edisto
- Google plans to spend $600 million expanding its SC data center
- Charleston might ask Johns Island developers to help pay for area's infrastructure
- Clemson, South Carolina expect decisions this week from several football recruits
- MUSC again ranks as best in South Carolina, others fail to rank in specialties
- South Carolina better at energy, worse at procedure in second football scrimmage
- Resident fatally stabs burglary suspect at Charleston home, police say
- Hootie & the Blowfish HomeGrown concert
- The future of Century Aluminum in Mount Holly depends on electricity costs
- Building MUSC's new Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
- First Day Festival kicks off the school year for Charleston area schools
- Elvis ain't Dead for one night at the Pour House
- Challenges with hair becoming easier with new Air Force rules
- Rock band camp challenges campers and builds confidence
- Reader photos: People during their travels
- Charleston Pride's inaugural “Toast to Equality” cocktail competition
- Philip Simmons High School adds varsity football team