Market Intelligence

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Market Intelligence: United States

Raw Materials & Resources / 01.31.19

U.S. cheese surplus sets record

The average American consumed nearly 37 pounds of cheese in 2017, but it wasn’t enough to put a dent in the country’s 1.4 billion-pound cheese surplus, reports NPR.

Raw Materials & Resources / 01.31.19

Benefitting from scrap

Companies in the U.S. that turn junked cars and beer cans into fresh aluminum are seeing a business boom thanks to the trade fight between the U.S. and China, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Raw Materials & Resources / 01.02.19

Clean energy to GM

CNBC reports that Enel, an Italian manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, has started operations at the 185-megawatt HillTopper wind farm in Illinois via its U.S. renewable business Enel Green Power North America.

Raw Materials & Resources / 11.14.18

Georgia’s pecan harvest hurt by Hurricane Michael

In southern Georgia’s Dooly County, about 175 miles inland from where Hurricane Michael made landfall, cotton farmers and pecan growers were met with violent winds just weeks away from harvesting, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Innovation & Transformation / 11.12.18

Automated vehicles: humans optional

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced new federal voluntary guidance on the development and use of automated vehicles – with the goal of “removing unnecessary barriers” to innovation, reports NPR.