The agency that operates South Carolina's port system is taking on nearly $1 billion in debt to keep big container ships coming, even as uncertainties over federal funding threaten to delay a …
As residential development pushes farther into rural Dorchester County, the State Ports Authority is looking to preserve land for future industrial uses in the Ridgeville area.
A German manufacturer plans to invest $16.1 million to open a plant in Dorchester County that will supply an existing North Charleston automotive parts maker.
The State Ports Authority on Monday will officially open its inland port in Dillon, linking the state's Pee Dee region with the Port of Charleston via a CSX Corp. rail line
Finding prospective employees with advanced manufacturing skills isn't the biggest problem facing Volvo Cars as it looks to staff up its Berkeley County campus.
Unpredictable shifts in trade policies coming from the White House are keeping Volvo Cars executives guessing about how tariffs and treaties could affect operations at its first U.S plant - a …
Volvo Cars executive Anders Gustafsson applies the same mantra to employees as he does to the Swedish automaker's cars.
A record amount of containerized cargo moved through the Port of Charleston's terminals last month as the busiest March in history eclipsed numbers set a year earlier.
Volvo Cars will build a training center in the Charleston region to teach mechanics at dealerships nationwide how to repair the increasingly complicated technologies that run the Swedish autom…
Americans waste untold billions on spoiled food each year. Sonoco thinks there's big money to be had by slimming the losses.
A family reunion of sorts in the paper industry is coming together, without the requisite tears and hugs.
State-run Palmetto Railways filed an application Wednesday for a permit to build a rail line allowing Volvo Cars to transport vehicles from its Berkeley County manufacturing plant to dealershi…
A surge in buyers of sport-utility vehicles in March helped Volvo Cars notch a 53.7 percent year-over-year increase in U.S. sales for the month, the company said this week.
WASHINGTON — Environmental regulators announced on Monday they will ease emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that a timeline put in place by President Barack Obama was not appropri…
So-called champion times — the Boeing practice designed to foster camaraderie and boost production — are starting to show up in the manufacturing data at the company's 787 Dreamliner campus in…
COLUMBIA — The bills escaping the South Carolina House and Senate so far this year are few and far between, but one group has had resounding success in the Statehouse: big business.
PEAK — Look closely at the highway bridge crossing the Broad River, and you can just make out a sign of how much electricity South Carolina used this morning.
The Port of Charleston was the 8th-busiest seaport in the United States last year with nearly 2.2 million cargo containers moving through its terminals, industry newsletter Alphaliner said this week in its annual ranking of the world's top ports.
ATLANTA — German business leaders are expressing concerns that President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariff on imported steel could affect the auto industry in the South.
The Charleston area's speculative warehouse market, already in the middle of a historic expansion, is about to get bigger and analysts agree there's still plenty of room for growth.
The InterTech Group Inc. has exited its decade-long investment in a New York video surveillance technology firm in exchange for a stake in another business.
Century Aluminum has struck out a second time in its attempts to get power rate relief from the S.C. General Assembly, and the Mount Holly smelter owner says it only has a few months left befo…
When Boeing hands over the keys — yes, there are keys, albeit ceremonial — for a 787-10 Dreamliner to Singapore Airlines, it will be the first time one of the aerospace giant's new commercial …
What should homeowners with solar panels pay for electricity? That's the question lawmakers hope to answer with a pair of dueling bills.
NEWBERRY — South Korean-based appliance manufacturer Samsung announced the expansion of its production footprint in South Carolina on Monday, making progress on a plan to create nearly 1,000 j…
Developer Stephen Zoukis, the man who helped give NoMo its Boho vibe, thinks the upper peninsula hot spot might be losing its mojo.
Even as they cut the ribbon on a new manufacturing campus near Summerville, executives with German auto parts maker IFA Group said they're worried about how tariffs and a potential trade war c…
Lawyers for Boeing Co. and the labor union that wants to represent the planemaker's flight line workers in North Charleston stated their cases Tuesday during a hearing to determine whether the…
Electricity at the Mount Holly aluminum smelter remains too expensive to bring the plant back to full capacity and restore jobs despite tariffs on foreign imports that have buoyed the U.S. met…
Turkish Airlines has finalized an order for 25 of Boeing Co.'s 787-9 Dreamliners, with an option for five more planes as the carrier's routes and passenger counts grow.
South Carolina’s job market started the year strong, but the state’s labor pool isn’t growing as fast as it was a few years ago.
As a regional job training center in Berkeley County moves closer to becoming a reality, people in the area are starting to dream of the thousands of high-tech manufacturing jobs that will soo…
While California trucking firms are being sued for allegedly misclassifying workers and violating federal wage laws, the head of a South Carolina trade group that advocates for commercial driv…
Up to half of the 4,000 jobs Volvo Cars has touted for its new Berkeley County manufacturing campus could go unfilled if a trade war breaks out over President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel a…
A state agency approved spending up to $2.5 million toward a training center for Charleston-area manufacturers Thursday, breaking a funding impasse just as Lowcountry vehicle makers are gearin…
A North Charleston-based chemical company has finalized its first major acquisition.
Charleston County is asking the state to kick in more money toward a regional center to train automotive workers after neighboring counties balked at contributing to the project without putting restrictions on its use.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has chosen an odd time to offer special protection to the U.S. steel industry.
An Upstate firm wants to build one of the Charleston region's largest distribution centers to capitalize on the industrial growth spreading along the Interstate 26 corridor in Berkeley County.
COLUMBIA — With two Chinese manufacturers building plants in the Midlands, it’s an opportunity for the state to attract more business as the country continues to invest its huge capital overse…
President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs may help the U.S. steel and aluminum industries, but they're likely to hurt a much broader group of businesses that employ far more workers, according…
South Carolina Electric & Gas started doing more business with Dominion Energy this week, and for once, it had nothing to do with their plans to combine.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to change the way big-ticket maritime projects are funded after the Charleston Harbor deepening was omitted from the president's budget for the next fiscal year.
COLUMBIA — As South Carolina lawmakers continue to grapple with energy issues, a House panel advanced two bills Thursday that would expand the state's solar power industry and increase energy …
The fatal Amtrak crash outside Columbia in early February caused more damage than the past decade of South Carolina rail accidents combined.
Defense contractor SAIC is expanding its Berkeley County operations with a new facility that will be able to produce multiple types of vehicles and other equipment for the military.
The State Ports Authority approved a bargain-basement deal for another pair of the massive structures that move cargo to and from container ships.
A Georgia company wants to establish a tire recycling facility in rural St. George that would export scrap rubber to Vietnam and India for reuse in other products.
A commitment to build more electric vehicles has automakers like Volvo Cars and BMW scrambling to secure a stable supply of an increasingly scarce and expensive resource.
- Tons of explosives, chemical weapons dumped offshore South Carolina
- Auditors warned S.C. utilities were 'inexperienced,' 'reluctant to act' before nuclear failure
- One of Charleston's most visible gateways may get a big facelift
- What was that sound? Fireworks in the rain on the Yorktown puzzle residents
- Mount Pleasant's iconic St. Andrew's Church heavily damaged by fire
- St. Andrew's Church 'finding a way forward' after blaze that ravaged ministry center
- Wall Street titan, South Carolina preservationist Dick Jenrette has died
- Porter-Gaud renames buildings that honored headmaster who allowed sexual abuse
- Charleston leaders look at pausing development in flood-prone parts of Johns Island
- Lax rules left mountains of mosquito-infested, flammable tires in South Carolina
- Early morning blaze at St. Andrew's in Mt. Pleasant
- NEEDTOBREATHE Classic annual golf tournament
- High Water Festival Day 1: the bands
- High Water Festival Day 2: the bands
- High Water Festival's Low Tide Social
- Stroll through Charleston during a Spirited Brunch
- Snapshots from High Water Fest 2018
- Fenwick Hall Plantation is for sale for $8.875 million
- Former Clemson and 49ers star Dwight Clark
- Reader photos: Bright