Airbus' Alabama Plant To Create 2,500 Construction Jobs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Airbus should create about 2,500 construction jobs to build a new $600 million airliner assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama, and 400 to 500 full-time jobs once production starts in 2017, a source familiar with the plans said on Saturday.

Sections:  travel   u.s.   business   
Topics:  airbus   alabama   construction   jobs   
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
  • Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April
    The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
  • U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 5-Year Low
    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than five years, a positive signal for the labor market ahead of Friday's April jobs report. More
  • Unemployment rates fall in 90 pct. of US cities
    Unemployment rates fell in nearly 90 percent of large U.S. cities in March, though most of the declines likely occurred because more Americans stopped looking for work, rather than found jobs. More
  • FuelCell Energy, Inc. (FCEL) CEO Chip Bottone on Q2 2018 Results
    We also have $40 million of borrowing availability under the NRG Energy revolving project finance construction facility ... the facility we're building in Alabama is using current technology and the real purpose of that plant is that we're going to ...
    06/7/2018 - 9:42 am | View Link
  • Airbus selects Alabama for new plant; 1000+ jobs expected
    the construction phase of the project is expected to create nearly 3,200 construction-related jobs over a three-year period. "When Airbus aircraft take to the skies, Alabama's pride and workmanship will soar along with them," Governor Bentley said.
    06/7/2018 - 9:12 am | View Link
  • Feature and TV films
    4:30 a.m., 6 a.m. Sweet Home Alabama 2002 Encore Wed ... A jewel thief returns to a construction site to retrieve his cache and finds a police station on the spot. (PG-13) 1 hr. 34 mins. BET Sun., November 13, 8 p.m. (1986) Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella ...
    07/7/2017 - 9:41 am | View Link
  • Airbus Opens First US Plant In Alabama To Assemble A320 Jets; Officials Say Incentives To Aerospace Giant Will Pay Off
    The European airplane manufacturer Airbus Group opened its first U.S. plant ... in Alabama came with promises from elected officials of more than $158 million in state and local investment, which includes tax breaks and a subsidy for the construction ...
    09/14/2015 - 11:59 am | View Link
  • Airbus mulling additional A350 assembly line; could Mobile benefit?
    MOBILE, Alabama – Could Mobile benefit from Airbus ... The Mobile facility – expected to employ 1,000 directly and create several thousand more jobs in construction and support industries – will be dedicated to production of the company’s ...
    02/26/2013 - 4:42 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Airbus' Alabama plant to create 2,500 construction jobs
    European planemaker, Airbus should create about 2,500 construction jobs to build a new $600 million airliner assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama, and 400 to 500 full-time jobs once production starts in 2017, a source familiar with the plans said on Saturday, June 30, 2012.
    06/9/2018 - 1:55 pm | View Website
  • Airbus Begins Construction On Assembly Facility At Mobile ...
    Airbus began construction on its first U.S. final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, with state and company officials estimating the plant will create 1,000 new jobs at the Mobile Brookley Aeroplex. The new Airbus Alabama assembly line will produce A319, A320 and A321 aircraft.
    05/26/2018 - 8:06 am | View Website
  • Airbus' Alabama plant to create 2,500 construction jobs
    Airbus' Alabama plant to create 2,500 construction jobs • July 1, 2012 July 1, 2012
    05/20/2018 - 1:28 pm | View Website
  • Airbus Alabama primes for production ramp-up
    Airbus in 2012 announced plans for the Mobile plant, which is the company’s first U.S.-based commercial aircraft production facility. Assembly began there a year ago, and the first Alabama-made Airbus 321 passenger jet, named BluesMobile, was delivered to customer JetBlue in April.
    07/11/2016 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • Airbus has a new $600 million Alabama factory where it ...
    The US Final Assembly Line joins Airbus' network of assembly facilities in France, Germany, Spain, and China. At the week's ribbon-cutting ceremony, the plant and its employees hosted a series of high profile dignitaries, including Ambassadors from France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
    09/17/2015 - 9:37 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News