Public Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en China to Open Up More Industries to Private Investors http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-open-more-industries-private-investors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Non-state companies will be able invest in the oil and gas sectors. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-open-more-industries-private-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/china-open-more-industries-private-investors#comments Public Policy Finance Global Economy The Latest Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:32:00 +0000 351981 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Oil well in Qaidam Basin, Qinghai Province, China</p> Dow Chemical Builds 50,000th Habitat for Humanity Home http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/dow-chemical-builds-50000th-habitat-humanity-home <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Company has partnered with organization for 34 years. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/dow-chemical-builds-50000th-habitat-humanity-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/dow-chemical-builds-50000th-habitat-humanity-home#comments Companies & Executives Public Policy The Latest Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:32:00 +0000 347801 at http://www.industryweek.com Dow Chemical Co. Advanced Industries: A New Mental Model for a New Economy http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/advanced-industries-new-mental-model-new-economy <div class="field-byline"> David Hart, George Mason University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The diffusion of IT into all aspects of manufacturing and services is making terms like "high tech" and "low tech" obsolete. It's time for new language to describe a rapidly evolving economy.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/advanced-industries-new-mental-model-new-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/advanced-industries-new-mental-model-new-economy#comments Competitiveness Public Policy Innovation The Latest Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:29:00 +0000 343441 at http://www.industryweek.com What If All US Coal Workers Were Retrained to Work in Solar? http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/what-if-all-us-coal-workers-were-retrained-work-solar <div class="field-byline"> Joshua M. Pearce </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While the future for coal is bleak, the one energy sector that is growing at an incredible rate is the solar industry—and it is hiring.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/what-if-all-us-coal-workers-were-retrained-work-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/what-if-all-us-coal-workers-were-retrained-work-solar#comments Change Management Education / Training Energy Public Policy Global Economy Leadership Technology Workforce The Latest Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:48:00 +0000 337871 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Airbus Under Fraud Probe by Britain http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/airbus-under-fraud-probe-britain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Britain's Serious Fraud Office opened a criminal probe, investigating allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/airbus-under-fraud-probe-britain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/airbus-under-fraud-probe-britain#comments Public Policy The Latest Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:13:00 +0000 337231 at http://www.industryweek.com VW's Diesel Woes Deepen with Korean Ban http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/vws-diesel-woes-deepen-korean-ban <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>South Korea said on August 2 that it would block sales of 80 VW models and fine the company US$16 million because the carmaker fabricated documents related to emissions and noise-level tests. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/vws-diesel-woes-deepen-korean-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/vws-diesel-woes-deepen-korean-ban#comments Public Policy The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:17:00 +0000 331511 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Keeping Manufacturing in the Election Conversation http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/keeping-manufacturing-election-conversation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hillary Clinton's economic adviser, a pollster and labor leaders weigh in on how to create more good-paying jobs and a stronger middle class.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/keeping-manufacturing-election-conversation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/keeping-manufacturing-election-conversation#comments Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:12:00 +0000 323171 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images AISI's Gibson: China 'Has to Get Out of the Steel Business' http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/aisis-gibson-china-has-get-out-steel-business <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. steel association chief calls for continued action to curb Chinese steel dumping and move China away from state-owned domination of its industry. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/aisis-gibson-china-has-get-out-steel-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/aisis-gibson-china-has-get-out-steel-business#comments Companies & Executives Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Wed, 13 Jul 2016 20:55:00 +0000 311311 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>China&#39;s state-owned steel industry lost up to $15.5 billion in 2015, said AISI&nbsp;President Thomas Gibson. China&#39;s steel industry has ramped up exports to help compensate for declining domestic demand.</p> Getty Images President's Special JAMA Article Defends Continued Health Care Overreach http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/presidents-special-jama-article-defends-continued-health-care-overreach <div class="field-byline"> Robyn Boerstling </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The thesis is more of the same from President Obama and his Administration &ndash; a public option and continued federal interference in health care markets will strengthen and improve the legacy of the Affordable Care Act.</p></div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/presidents-special-jama-article-defends-continued-health-care-overreach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/presidents-special-jama-article-defends-continued-health-care-overreach#comments IndustryWeek Wire nam.org Shopfloor Public Policy Global Economy Workforce The Latest Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:51:00 +0000 311151 at http://www.industryweek.com 3 Ways the US Can Pull Together for Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/3-ways-us-can-pull-together-manufacturing <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/iws-manufacturing-voice-0">IW&#039;s Manufacturing Voice</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body"><div></div>What lessons can the U.S. learn from other countries to foster growth in manufacturing? The Brookings Institution hosted a symposium on this topic in Washington recently. Here are three takeaways from the opening panel's discussion of leadership in 21st century manufacturing. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/competitiveness/3-ways-us-can-pull-together-manufacturing" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/07/podcast-promo-it1jpgcropdisplay.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://www.industryweek.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/podcast/audio/IW&#039;s Manufacturing Voice 7.8.16 - 7816, 2.27 PM.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=8206337">IW&#039;s Manufacturing Voice 7.8.16 - 7816, 2.27 PM.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/3-ways-us-can-pull-together-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/3-ways-us-can-pull-together-manufacturing#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Education / Training Public Policy Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Global Manufacturer Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:35:00 +0000 306701 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>What lessons can the U.S. learn from other countries to foster growth in manufacturing? The Brookings Institution hosted a symposium on this topic in Washington recently. Here are three takeaways from the opening panel&#39;s discussion of leadership in 21st century manufacturing.</p>