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COMET Appoints New COO > Columbia Business Report

Jackie Bowers has been promoted to Director of Operations for the Central Midlands Regional Authority. She was previously responsible for customer experience and contract compliance. Bowers will oversee the day-to-day operations of the prime contractor to ensure day-to-day service delivery and will also continue to lead the customer experience department, according to a COMET press […]

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Cryptocurrency Investors Resist Sharp Market Drop > Columbia Business Report

The temperatures outside may be in the 90s right now, but investors in the cryptocurrency world are going through a very different season. The digital currency world is experiencing a downturn that those in the field are calling a “crypto winter,” and some experts say it could be far more painful than similar downturns since […]

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Omega Systems Launches Managed IT Compliance Service

© Shutterstock Reading-based Omega Systems, a provider of managed services for highly regulated businesses, recently launched Smart Comply, a managed IT compliance service to help businesses manage cybersecurity risk and comply with regulations. Highly regulated businesses include government and organizations in the financial services, healthcare, manufacturing and professional services sectors. The service allows companies to […]

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SC State Fair Seeks Temporary Workers > Columbia Business Report

The South Carolina State Fairgrounds is looking for temporary workers for the annual 12-day event, scheduled for Oct. 12-23 at SC State Fairgrounds. Positions available include cookie kitchen attendants, guest services, home and craft attendants, fine arts staff, and marketing interns. Employees get VIP parking, breakfast, free entry for themselves and two passes to share, […]

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Changes Planned for Downtown Entertainment Venue > Columbia Business Report

Big changes are coming to a building on Columbia’s Main Street that’s home to several businesses. The first floor of 1624 Main will see a change of tenants, according to a announcement of LTC Hospitality Services, a restaurant management group based in Colombia. The first floor currently houses the Main Course, the Soda City Beer […]

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Georgia-Pacific upgrades Bradford corrugated mill

© Shutterstock Georgia-Pacific, a Georgia-based pulp and paper company, recently committed $34 million to upgrade its Bradford corrugated mill. The company will purchase new converting equipment to improve plant throughput and printing capacity and better meet customer needs. The new equipment includes a corrugator and two converting lines. The company will also upgrade the shipping […]

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Friday, July 29, 2022, San Diego Metro Magazine

The construction of the first phase of the giant $1.35 billion Chula Vista Bayfront project City of Chula Vista and Port of San Diego Hold Groundbreaking Ceremonies for The Catalyst Project – The Gaylord Pacific Resort and Convention Center The city of Chula Vista and the Port of San Diego ended two decades of planning […]

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Range Resources Releases Appalachian Basin Sustainability Report

© Shutterstock Range Resources Corp., a Texas-based natural gas and natural gas liquids producer focused on stacked revenue projects in the Appalachian Basin, recently released its 2021-2022 Corporate Sustainability Report. The report provides data on a variety of topics of interest to stakeholders, including progress towards net zero Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) […]

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FNB Corporation will open an outlet in Baltimore

© Shutterstock Pittsburgh-based FNB Corporation, a diversified financial services company, plans to open a new First National Bank outlet in Baltimore. First National Bank is the company’s largest subsidiary. “This addition to FNB’s branch network in Baltimore provides greater access for our customers and aligns with our mission to improve our communities through increased availability […]

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Bringing Android TV to Independent Service Providers

From the NCTC Independent Broadcast ORLANDO — Media and entertainment technology company Amino and Innovative Systems have partnered to bring an integrated Android TV managed services offering to market. This is set to bring a greater variety of content to a diverse population of subscribers. The technology combination can provide a carrier-grade system with a […]

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Martin’s Potato Rolls expands into Ohio retail market

© Martin’s Famous Patisserie Chambersburg-based Martin’s Famous Potato Rolls and Bread announced Thursday that it will expand to the retail market in Cleveland, Ohio. The company said it will make its fresh produce available to retail stores and clubs in the Cleveland area, including its potato sandwiches, hot dog buns, rolls, dinner rolls , hoagie […]

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CIU Announces New Online Doctor of Business Administration Program > Columbia Business Report

Columbia International University introduces a new online Doctor of Business Administration program at its Cook School of Business, specifically designed to meet the development needs of working professionals. The new program is unique because it allows students to begin applied doctoral project experience while working on their core coursework, said Kevin Jones, dean of CIU […]

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Former NBA Executive Joins University of South Carolina Faculty > Columbia Business Report

The University of South Carolina has added a former NBA executive to its faculty. William A. Sutton has joined the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management as a practice professor in the Department of Sports and Entertainment Management, according to a school press release. Sutton, a seven-year NBA veteran, is also an academic and […]

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Columbia Mayor Selected for Bloomberg Harvard Initiative > Columbia Business Report

Columbia Mayor Daniel Rickenmann is one of 40 mayors from around the world selected to participate in the sixth class of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. The year-long education and professional development program aims to equip mayors with the leadership and management tools needed to address the complex challenges of their cities and improve […]

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Synamedia deal strengthens its SaaS strategy

A London-based independent video software provider has purchased a private provider of a cloud-based video delivery platform optimized for “just-in-time” processing of live video streaming. With the acquisition of QuortexUK based Synamedia believes it has enhanced its cloud video network capabilities, complementing its VIVID workflow as a service (WaaS) with a set of products focused […]

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Radio.Cloud joins the AWS Partner Network

It says it is the company behind the first 100% cloud-native, cloud-based automation, content management and radio production system. Now he can add that he is a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network. “After meeting AWS at our booth at NAB 2022, we knew there was a natural synergy,” says Christian Brenner, […]

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Kathryn Boxill retires, leaves Research Director Inc.

WASHINGTON, DC – In nearby Annapolis, Maryland, Research Director, Inc., has earned a reputation for helping radio station programming and sales teams across the United States maximize the value of their research. Today, one of the people who was integral to the company’s success has retired and is already adjusting to retirement. Catherine Boxillhead of […]

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Townsquare south tier leader is selected

Mary Beth Walsh It is the seat of a major state university and includes neighboring towns such as Johnson City and Vestal. And, it’s a place of Townsquare Media –owned radio stations and local digital properties serving the southern part of New York. Effective today, the Townsquare operation has a new Marketplace President, rising from […]

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Governor Wolf Vetoes Energy Choice Bill

© Shutterstock Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed an energy choice bill on Tuesday, saying the bill would take away local governments’ control over future energy choices. Senate Bill 275, drafted by State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), would have protected a future market for Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry. In his veto letter to the state legislature, […]

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Michelin buys Pittsburgh tech company

© Shutterstock The French tire manufacturer Michelin recently bought RoadBotics, based in Pittsburgh, which specializes in the analysis of road infrastructure images. “This new acquisition is part of Michelin’s growth strategy around tires,” said Lorraine Frega, Managing Director Distribution, Services and Solutions, Strategy, Innovation and Partnerships of the Michelin Group. “With the acquisition of RoadBotics, […]

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Benedict College Students to Serve in Medical Reserve Corps > Columbia Business Report

Benedict College will participate in a statewide effort led by Clemson University to prepare students as Medical Reserve Corps volunteers. The Clemson University School of Nursing received an award of more than $2.7 million to develop a network of diverse undergraduate students who can organize locally to help communities during disasters and other emergencies. The […]

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Futuri adds two to its sales team

It is known in the radio industry as a provider of AI-driven revenue, audience and content growth products for broadcasters and digital publishers. Now based in Cleveland futuristic welcomes a National Account Manager and a Director of Partner Support for Sales Intelligence to its roster of employees. Taking on the role of National Account Manager […]

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Carnegie Mellon licenses bioengineered exosomes

© Shutterstock Carnegie Mellon University recently licensed Coya Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, for a proprietary platform of bioengineered exosomes used in drug delivery. Exosomes are extracellular vesicles that can be released from cells and can contain proteins, lipids, metabolites, and nucleic acids. Researchers are working to harness the exosome as a drug delivery vehicle, […]

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Patriot Growth Insurance Services buys Delaware company

© Shutterstock Fort Washington-based Patriot Growth Insurance Services, an insurance services company that partners with employee benefits and property and casualty insurance agencies, recently purchased the BMT Insurance Advisors (BMTIA) business from WSFS Financial Corp. ., based in Delaware. BMTIA is an independent insurance brokerage and risk management consulting firm that develops customized insurance solutions […]

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Fiberglass Manufacturer Aiken Appoints New CEO > Columbia Business Report

A manufacturer and supplier of high performance fiberglass materials headquartered in Aiken, has appointed a new President and CEO. Al Ridilla will assume the day-to-day management of AGY Holding Corp.. and join the company’s board of directors. AGY manufactures fiberglass yarns, reinforcements and materials used in industries ranging from aerospace to electronics and employs over […]

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Legislation would prevent PennDOT from imposing new tolls on bridges

© Shutterstock The state Senate recently passed legislation that would prevent the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) from imposing new tolls on existing bridges with a public-private (P3) transportation partnership. Senate Bill 382 was amended to include a bipartisan compromise and avoid having Governor Tom Wolf veto the bill. Under the bill, PennDOT would be […]

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Bill protecting consumer energy choices headed for Governor Wolf

© Shutterstock Senate Bill 275, protecting consumer energy choices, is heading to Governor Tom Wolf’s desk. The bill, which recently advanced through the House of Representatives, prevents Pennsylvania municipalities from shutting down certain utilities, such as natural gas. The “fuel neutral” proposal ensures that no choice, including renewables, is discriminated against, said Sen. Gene Yaw […]

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Samson Wealth Management Group merges with Maryland company

© Shutterstock Fort Washington-based Samson Wealth Management Group, an independent wealth management and investment firm, recently completed its merger with Maryland-based XML Financial Group, an independent wealth management and investment firm. The merger became effective July 1 and will help XML expand its footprint in Pennsylvania and expand the businesses’ technology and operational support systems. […]

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Evoque Water Technologies and Smith Engineering Reach Agreement

© Shutterstock Pittsburgh-based Evoque Water Technologies recently completed its purchase of Smith Engineering, a Minnesota-based company that designs, manufactures and services custom high-purity water treatment equipment for an undisclosed amount. The purchase enables Evoque to enhance its portfolio of high purity water treatment systems and expand its service footprint in North America. “We are delighted […]

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Westinghouse Announces Organizational and Structural Changes to Support Strategic Growth

© Shutterstock Westinghouse Electric Company, based in Cranberry Township, announced Tuesday that it will make organizational and structural changes to drive the company’s growth strategy. The company said it was creating a dedicated global markets organization and realigning its installed fleet services portfolio into two global business units responsible for plant operations and nuclear fuel […]

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PPG increases production in Alabama, California

© Shutterstock Pittsburgh-based PPG recently announced that it is increasing production at its Huntsville, Alabama and Sylmar, California manufacturing facilities to meet customer demand for commercial aerospace aftermarket products. . This should increase employment at the facilities by up to 20%. “We have benefited from year-over-year improvements in the market,” said Dan Korte, global vice […]

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Scripps bets on Kiernan for KTNV

Jeff Kiernan served as senior news director at WXYZ and WMYD, the ABC affiliate of Scripps and independent local television stations in Detroitsince January 2021. Now he’s moving to the City of Twinkling Lights. Kiernan will assume the role of vice president and general manager of KTNV-13, the ABC subsidiary of Scripps in Vegasefficient July […]

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SEPTA signs pledge for equity in infrastructure project

© Shutterstock Leslie Richards, Managing Director and CEO of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recently signed the equity pledge in the infrastructure project. The project aims to improve public procurement practices by providing more opportunities to historically underutilized businesses (HUBs) by creating more joint venture opportunities and participation contracts […]

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Senate government committee approves transparency bills

© Shutterstock The Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee announced the approval of four bills aimed at increasing government transparency. State Sen. David Argall (R-29), chairman of the committee, said the bills would apply to state and local governments. “Openness and transparency are key to building trust in our government,” Argall said. “One of my main […]

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May City Business Report: Stuttgart Sales Tax Revenue Up Nearly 14%; the longtime family business sells to the St. Louis company, to remain in the Main St. location.

– Advertising – – Advertising – Stuttgart Economic Development Coordinator David Leech presented his May report to the city, the Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce, the Stuttgart Industrial Development Commission (SIDC) and Stuttgart Unlimited, noting continued growth in sales tax collections, changes to local bank branches and the news that a four-decade-old family business has been […]

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State to host Pennsylvania NextGen Insurance Academy in August

© Shutterstock The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance and a working group of partner partners will host the Pennsylvania NextGen Insurance Academy August 1-4 in Harrisburg. The academy is an interactive workshop for college students to provide students with a comprehensive overview of insurance and help them establish career paths. Insurance professionals from all sectors of […]

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L&I Secretary Berrier visits the Pittsburgh Apprenticeship Program

© Shutterstock Jennifer Berrier, secretary of the state’s Department of Labor and Industry (L&I), recently visited Fortyx80, which offers nontraditional job seekers the opportunity to learn the skills needed to enter the labor market. ‘computer science. Fortyx80 is the nonprofit arm of the Pittsburgh Technology Council. It allows apprentices to acquire nationally recognized diplomas. The […]

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Legislation would expand waterfront development tax credit

© Shutterstock The state Senate Finance Committee recently proposed legislation expanding Pennsylvania’s Waterfront Development Tax Credit (WDTC) program. The WDTC program was created by Law 84 of 2016. It helps communities realize the potential of their waterways by encouraging private investment in waterfront properties that create public access to water, increase property values, restore the […]

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Ex-Nexsen Partner Pruet Named DEW Chief of Staff > Columbia Business Report

A former partner of Nexsen Pruet is the new chief of staff of the SC Department of Employment and Manpower. William H. Floyd III, a Chartered Specialist in Labor and Employment Law, was a partner in Nexsen Pruet’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group. The former president of the South Carolina Labor and Employment Section […]

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Matthews International buys German engineering companies

© Shutterstock Matthews International Corp., a Pittsburgh-based provider of industrial technologies, commemorative products and branded solutions, recently agreed to buy German engineering companies OLBRICH GmbH and R+S Automotive GmbH for approximately $45 million. . OLBRICH produces machinery and equipment to manufacture strip-like products, while R+S Automotive manufactures machinery and tools to produce interior and exterior […]

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Center to Strengthen Advocacy, Education for Architecture SC > Columbia Business Report

Preserving South Carolina’s architectural heritage is one of the missions of the South Carolina Architectural Foundation and the State Chapter of the American Institute of Architectsand a new showcase designed to highlight that the work in progress couldn’t have had a more appropriate location. The Center for Architectural Design, located at 1530 Main St. in […]

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Evoque Water Technologies opens a factory in the UK

© Shutterstock Pittsburgh-based Evoque Water Technologies, a company providing water and wastewater treatment solutions, recently held the grand opening of its plant in Warrington, UK. The company has relocated Evoque’s operations to Wigan, UK at the new facility which will serve as a global center of excellence for the development of cutting-edge ultraviolet (UV) disinfection […]

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State House approves well plugging legislation

© Shutterstock The State House recently approved House Bill 2644, which would help increase the number of clogged orphan wells across the state. Under the bill, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) would be required to create a new initiative that would provide grants to experienced well plugging companies that strive to maximize the volume […]

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Have you made your Radio Wayne nomination?

The 30th anniversary Radio Wayne™ Awards will be celebrated during Radio Inkit is Masters Sales Summit this autumn. Radio’s symbol of excellence and achievement in sales, marketing and management will be showcased live and in person at the event September 22-23 in Miami at the Intercontinental at Doral. Who is the best national sales manager? […]

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Delaware company buys West Grove Hospital

© Shutterstock ChristianaCare, a Delaware-based healthcare organization, recently purchased the former Jennersville Hospital in West Grove, which closed Dec. 31, from Tower Health. The purchase includes the hospital, Tower Health’s interest in two office buildings and 24 acres of land. It does not include staff or medical offices. The campus will be renamed ChristianaCare West […]

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$500,000 Grant to Support Prison Education Program > Columbia Business Report

Claflin University received a $500,000 grant to support its Center for Social Justice and Pathways From Prison education program. Bank of America’s investment will help fund Claflin’s partnership with the SC Department of Corrections that offers incarcerated individuals a chance to earn bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice, psychology, and organizational management, as well as minors […]

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Mass production of innovative cockpits is accelerating and the penetration of new technologies is progressing rapidly

company logo Dublin, June 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Tier 1 Global and Chinese Leading Vendor Smart Cockpit Research Report 2022 (II)” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Tier 1 Smart Cockpit Research: Mass production of innovative cockpits is accelerating and penetration of new technologies is advancing rapidly Global OEMs and Tier […]

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Regulatory Changes Aim to Make Columbia More Business-Friendly > Columbia Business Report

Contributing author Regulatory changes announced by the City of Columbia on Monday aim to benefit new and existing businesses by streamlining start-up processes and eliminating or reducing fees. City officials said the goal of the new initiatives is to streamline operations, shorten wait times, provide friendlier processes for businesses and homeowners, and create a more […]

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TPV Group finalizes its purchase of PPDS

The exclusive global supplier of Phillips digital signage, interactive screens, liveview LED and Professional TV Products and Solutions sold its US business to a100% subsidiary of the TPV Group. It is a decision that inaugurates “a new phase of accelerated hypergrowth in North America” ​​for PPDS. Operating as a wholly-owned subsidiary of TPV, the world’s […]

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Municipal Workshop to Provide Home Buying Information > Columbia Business Report

Prospective homeowners can learn more about available loan programs and other information at the June All Access Columbia session. The quarterly sessions held by the Community Development Department aim to strengthen neighborhoods by providing resources to citizens on topics such as local leadership, financial education and housing maintenance. The June 23 session will focus on […]

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Pennsylvania: ready to be selected as H2Hub

© Shutterstock An initiative that has overwhelming bipartisan support in Pennsylvania positions the state as a leader in clean hydrogen development and secures its competitiveness as a regional clean hydrogen hub with an investment from the U.S. Department of energy (DOE). From the federal to the state level and across many industries and stakeholders, support […]

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West Columbia Industrial Building Sells for $6.375 Million > Columbia Business Report

An industrial building in West Columbia has sold for $6.375 million. Trinity Partners‘ Nick Stomski and Jake Nidiffer represented the seller of the 180,000 square foot building at 107 McQueen St. Agents generated multiple offers on the property, which was purchased by a qualified buyer who was able to close the facility quickly, according to […]

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The APTS expands to the Board of Directors

Adrienne R. Fairwell, American Public Television Stations (APTS) confirmed the election of the Director General of Arizona PBS to its board of directors. She started in this role on Wednesday (6/1) and will act as a professional trustee of the APTS and administrator of the board of directors of APTS Action inc. “We are delighted […]

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New Chairman takes office for Lincoln Financial Group

© Shutterstock Ellen Cooper Ellen G. Cooper recently assumed the role of President and CEO of Radnor-based Lincoln Financial Group and became a member of the board of directors of Lincoln National Corp. Cooper previously served a decade in other senior roles, serving as executive vice president, chief investment officer and head of the Enterprise […]

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Who are the radio superstars? It’s up to you

For the 30th year, Streamline Publishing Radio Ink is proud to present the radio’s symbol of excellence and achievement in sales, marketing and management, the Radio Wayne™ Awards. The 30th Anniversary Radio Wayne Awards will be presented live and in person to Radio Masters Sales Summitscheduled for September 22-23 at the Intercontinental at Doral in […]

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HSBC plans $448 million investment in Chinese companies: report

HONG KONG: HSBC Holdings plans to invest more than 3 billion yuan ($448 million) in its China operations, chief executive Noel Quinn told the official Xinhua news agency, saying he saw challenges for the economy but also investment opportunities. The investment roadmap comes just a month after HSBC’s biggest investor, Chinese insurance company Ping An, […]

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Hotel portfolio of 307 rooms sold to a private company > Columbia Business Report

Three York County hotels have been sold to a private investment, development and property management company headquartered in Charlotte. Hunter Hotel Consultants facilitated the sale of the Hampton Inn & Suites in Fort Mill, as well as the Fairfield Inn & Suites and Townplace Suites in Rock Hill, to Shreeji Hotel Group on behalf of […]

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Bowery Farming opens new smart farm in Bethlehem

© Bowery Agriculture Bowery Farming recently opened its largest, most technologically advanced and sustainable commercial smart farm in Bethlehem. The company – the largest vertical agricultural enterprise in the United States – has transformed a former Bethlehem industrial wasteland from an industrial site into modern farmland. The new Bethlehem Farm, which features technological advancements and […]

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Steve Woodward joins the Anywave sales team

Steve Woodward It is known for its range of TV transmitters, SFN/gap fillers, exciters, gateways,signal processors and translators at all channels and power levels. The company is Anywave Communication Technologies Inc., and he welcomes a new Sales Manager to the team: Steve Woodward. Woodward will lead sales efforts in the eastern United States for Anywave. […]

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Architecture Firm Appoints New COO > Columbia Business Report

McMillan Pazdan Smithan architectural firm headquartered in Columbia with offices across the state, has appointed a new chief operating officer. Mark Gettig was previously president of LifeMade, a division of the Greer-based manufacturer Jadex Inc.. Gettig has also worked in finance, operations and general management for Jarden Corp., Unilever and Bose. In his new role, […]

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AARP Appoints New State Director > Columbia Business Report

The South Carolina branch of AARP has hired Charmaine S. Fuller Cooper as its new state director. Fuller Cooper brings two decades of experience in campaign strategy and management, government relations, and rural, multicultural, and conservative advocacy, including nine years with AARP. She previously served the company as field campaigns manager, working alongside her predecessor […]

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May 2022 ADP National Employment Report®, ADP Small Business Report® and ADP National Franchise Report® will be released on Thursday, June 2, 2022

ROSELAND, NJ , May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WHAT: ADP Research Institute® will publish the May conclusions of the ADP National Employment Report, ADP Small Business Report and ADP National Franchise Report on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 8:15 a.m. ET. Because of the important contribution of small businesses to economic growth, ADP Research Institute […]

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China Formic Acid Market Business Report 2022 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “China Formic Acid Market: 2022 Business Report” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The report presents an analysis of the formic acid market in China. Scope A brief country profile includes general information and main economic indicators and details the business environment in China The formic acid market is analyzed by […]

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Pittsburgh International begins next phase of carbon reduction plans

© Shutterstock Pittsburgh International Airport and CNX Resources Corp., a gas development, production, midstream and technology company, have entered the next phase of their partnership to reduce carbon emissions. CNX has developed technology that converts dry natural gas onsite into liquefied natural gas (LNG), compressed natural gas (CNG) and electricity for various uses. The process […]

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It’s time for the Forty Under 40 nominations

From June 7, Activity Report will begin accepting applications for its annual Forty Under 40 awards program. Each year, the magazine highlights and honors entrepreneurs, creators, creators, executives and other promising young professionals in our community who have succeeded and excelled in their field before the age of 40. Activity Report is looking for individuals […]

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53 Students Receive Ride of Your Life Scholarships > Columbia Business Report

Fifty-three high school students received scholarships through the South Carolina State Fair’s The Ride of Your Life program. The $6,000 scholarships are awarded at an annual rate of $1,500 to students planning to continue their education at any public or private college, university, or private college in the state. Awards are based on academic and […]

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PPG supplies Lyft with powder coatings for e-bikes

© PPG PPG recently announced that it is supplying Lyft, one of the largest transportation networks in the United States and Canada, with a retroreflective powder coating for its e-bikes. The e-bikes will be used in Lyft’s DIVVY bike share program to increase rider visibility. The program is the first use of retroreflective e-bikes in […]

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Collection of Photos to Display at the Columbiana Center > Columbia Business Report

Pictures of LOOK from Family Connection! The 2021 exhibit will be on display at the Columbiana Center Mall beginning Saturday. Family Connection serves SC families who have children with disabilities or chronic illnesses. The opening of the exhibition will take place on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Belk Court in the shopping centre. “We are […]

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Richland County Metal Shop Expansion > Columbia Business Report

Metal fabrication and machine shop LaserForm & Machine Inc.. is investing $5 million to expand operations in Richland County in a move that is expected to create 51 jobs. LaserForm & Machine is adding 20,000 square feet to its manufacturing facility located at 10010 Farrow Road in Columbia. The company produces small and large quantities […]

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People in the News, May 18 > Columbia Business Report

Submit items for possible publication in the Columbia Regional Business Report using the submission portal at this link. Publication is subject to editorial guidelines and space considerations. Construction The project management team of LCK now understands Scott Burrisswhose focus is on industrial renovations and new development projects. Chandler Kilgus joined Thomas & Hutonof the civil […]

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Diversified Energy buys well plugging service in Ohio

© Shutterstock Diversified Energy Co., an independent energy company, recently purchased Nick’s Well Plugging (NWP), an Ohio-based private plug-in service provider. The purchase enables Diversified to meet or exceed its commitment to remove at least 200 of its wells across Appalachia each year by 2023 and to offer its plugging services to other operators and […]

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UGI agrees to finance a renewable natural gas project

© Shutterstock Wyomissing-based UGI Energy Services (UGIES) announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement with MBL Bioenergy to fully finance the first set of renewable natural gas projects in South Dakota. The project, representing over $70 million in investment by MBL Bioenergy, is a joint venture between UGIES, Sevena Bioenergy and a subsidiary […]

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CertainTeed to invest $100 million in Georgia manufacturing facility

© Shutterstock CertainTeed, a Malvern-based developer of innovative and sustainable building products, plans to invest $100 million by 2026 to expand its roofing shingle manufacturing facility in Peachtree City, Georgia. More than 65,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehousing space will be added, which will more than double production capacity. This announcement comes a few […]

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Colliers COO Elected to Global Board of Directors > Columbia Business Report

David Lockwood, COO and Executive Vice President of Necklaces | Caroline from the southwas elected to a one-year term as Chairman of the Global Board of Directors of Company of industrial and office real estate agents. Lockwood’s tenure will begin in October at SIOR’s CREate 360 ​​conference in Dallas. He will assume the role of […]

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Groupe Benetau publishes its first quarter activity report

Groupe Benetau has published its first quarter activity report: The boat and leisure residence markets are doing well Global order book at the end of March up 47% compared to March 2021 Forecasts maintained for growth in revenue (+11% to 14%) and current operating income (€110m to €120m) for 2022 Groupe Beneteau recorded strong demand […]

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KeyBank acquires Philadelphia loan cancellation company

© Shutterstock Cleveland-based KeyBank, one of the largest banking financial services companies, recently purchased Philadelphia-based GradFin, a provider of utility loan cancellation advice. GradFin, founded in 2015, provides solutions for people seeking help with student loan debt with an emphasis on working with financial advisors and their clients. The purchase allows KeyBank to accelerate its […]

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Penske initiative supports electric vehicle charging stations

© Shutterstock Penske Truck Leasing, a Reading-based transportation service provider, and Shell Recharge Solutions North America, a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, recently announced a joint initiative to support light electric vehicle (EV) charging on Penske sites. Shell Recharge Solutions will design, install and provide charging network support through its SKY software platform […]

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Five Points Consignment Shop Celebrates 30th Anniversary > Columbia Business Report

The Five Points Resale Luxury Resale consignment celebrates its 30th anniversary this weekend. The store, located at 737 Saluda Ave., is planning an anniversary rally this afternoon with Columbia Mayor Daniel Rickenmann, officials from the city’s Office of Economic Development and store owner Heather Craig Burns. Plus, a weekend sale will offer 15% off all […]

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Report Shows Strengthened Pipeline Safety Performance

© Shutterstock A new report from the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) found that the safety of liquids pipelines across the country has increased according to several indicators. The 2021 Pipeline Safety Excellence Performance Report released Monday said an “industry culture of ‘safety first, safety always’ and a […]

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Massachusetts Company Buys Pennsylvania Hydroelectric Plants

© Shutterstock FirstLight Power, a clean energy generation, development and storage company in Massachusetts, recently purchased two hydroelectric facilities on the Allegheny River from H2O Power, an Ontario-based hydroelectric facility owner and operator. The two hydroelectric stations, Allegheny 8 and Allegheny 9, have federal lock and dam facilities operated by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

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A “Mojo” movement for Cumulus on mobile

Cumulus Media has a new director of operations for its radio stations in Mobile. He’s a 26-year-old radio industry veteran who started his career at night at WFLZ-FM in Tampa and most recently served as director of operations for Southern Broadcasting in Florence-Muscle Shoals, Ala. Take the post is Vincent “Mojo” Wilsonwho will oversee the […]

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The World Bank must bring back the “Ease of Doing Business” report

The World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” report has tracked and encouraged improvements in the business climate around the world. Then it was cancelled. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The following commentary is co-authored by Curtis S. Chin, former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank and first Asia Fellow of the Milken Institute, […]

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Business Report’s Fall Leadership Academy

Are you ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? The Business Report Leadership Academy can take you there. The program is designed to help successful leaders develop their skills in new and innovative ways. The program is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals in the business, non-profit and public sectors. Beyond that, […]

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Investments in hemp industry highlighted at summit

© Shutterstock The Pennsylvania Hemp Summit 2022 took place Tuesday and Wednesday in Lancaster, with nearly 100 hemp growers and entrepreneurs. Industrial hemp is grown for fiber and seeds. It is a different variety of the plant that produces marijuana and was regulated with marijuana in the 1950s and 1960s. Industrial hemp must maintain a […]

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PPL Electric Wins Industry Award for Distribution System Tool

© Shutterstock Allentown-based PPL Electric Utilities has announced that it has won a 2021 Technology Transfer Award from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). EPRI has recognized PPL Electric’s Distribution Protection Assessment Tool (DPAT) which automates processes, increasing the overall safety, reliability and efficiency of the power system. The institute’s technology transfer awards recognize industry […]

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Automotive Grease Market by Latest Business Report, Demand, Geographic Trends and Forecast 2022-2030 – themobility.club

The market research report titled Global Automotive Grease Market by Player, Region, Type, Application and Sales Channel, Forecast 2022-2030 provides an elaborate analysis of the global automotive grease market and offers the market size and compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the forecast period, starting from the base year. It sheds light on potential revenue […]

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Improvements Brighten Environment and Experiences at Transitions > Columbia Business Report

The small concrete slab that will serve as a basketball court doesn’t look like much, but Craig Currey has been coveting it for a decade. The newly poured concrete is part of improvements made to the Transitions Homeless Center by the Class of 2022 of Leadership Columbia, an annual community outreach program through the Columbia […]

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April 2022 ADP National Employment Report®, ADP Small Business Report® and ADP National Franchise Report® will be released on Wednesday, May 4, 2022

ROSELAND, NJ, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WHAT: ADP Research Institute® will publish the April conclusions of the ADP National Employment Report, ADP Small Business Report and ADP National Franchise Report on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 8:15 a.m. ET. Because of the important contribution of small businesses to economic growth, ADP Research Institute publishes […]

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12 Key Findings – Billboard

Today (April 27) in Ibiza, the IMS Annual Business Report was presented as part of the IMS Ibiza Conference, a long-standing gathering of the global dance music industry. Taking place on the shores of the White Isle at the stylish Destino Pacha Ibiza Resort, the conference is going live for the first time since 2019, […]

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Lockheed Martin celebrates the inauguration of the Johnstown plant

© Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, recently celebrated the grand opening of a facility that is expanding its operations in Johnstown. “We are proud to bring new F-16 manufacturing work to our Johnstown site and help create more jobs in the area,” said Wayne Davis, general manager of Lockheed Martin […]

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Microsoft Emulation Strategy Used by Amazon and Salesforce to Drive Cloud Business: Report

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) emulates a strategy used by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Salesforce (New York Stock Exchange: CRM), among other things, to boost its cloud business, targeting customers who traditionally did not use the cloud at all, The information reported. HJBC/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Microsoft, based in Redmond, Wash., has reportedly invested $200 million […]

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DEW Now Accepting Applications for Cybersecurity Internship > Columbia Business Report

Applications are now been accepted for SC Department of Employment and Manpower 2022-2023 Cyber ​​Security Internship Program. The 12-month paid program provides on-the-job training in cybersecurity while participants work part-time as security analysts at DEW. Interns can also earn CompTIA Security+ certifications while employed at DEW. The program begins on July 5 and will offer […]

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Human Resources Manager Job, Cape Town, Gardens

Remuneration: negotiable Location: Cape Town, Gardens Remote work: Some telecommuting allowed Level of education: Diploma Job level: Medium/Senior Type: Contract Reference: #TSEHR Company: The social effect Purpose of the role: Provide HR support to the COO and other executives by assisting, shaping, guiding and managing the company’s hiring, onboarding, conflict management and team building processes […]

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Friday, April 22, 2022, San Diego Metro Magazine

Natilus expands to Brown Field during construction launch of the first Natilus autonomous cargo plane Natilus, an American company producing the world’s first autonomous aircraft purpose-built and manufactured for air cargo transportation, announced its expansion to Brown Field to house engineering and manufacturing facilities for the Natilus family of aircraft. The Brown Field facility includes […]

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Recruiters return to college campuses

Job recruiters are returning to college campuses and some employers are going all out with intimate meetings and flashy presentations. Young graduates are in high demand, The Wall Street Journal reports. Employers plan to hire at least 30% more new graduates this year than last, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. In […]

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New Business Five Points Celebrates Opening > Columbia Business Report

Five Points’ newest venture will soon be celebrating its grand opening. Botánica de Santee, a Latin and Afro-Caribbean-inspired unisex clothing and accessories boutique, is now open at 724 Santee Ave. Owner Wayne Pankey, a Navy veteran and Columbia resident since 2013, spent three years developing the store’s concept that combines fashion, art and music in […]

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Time is running out to sign up for Business Report’s Best Workplaces. Deadline: May 6

Think your business is one of the best places to work in the Capital Region? Make it official and share it with the world by subscribing to Activity ReportThe best workplaces of 2022. Registration is now open and closes May 6. Best Places to Work is a free rewards program that recognizes workplace excellence companies […]

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Chemical Company Celebrates Grand Opening of Richland County Plant > Columbia Business Report

Miwon Specialty Chemical USA Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its new manufacturing facility in Richland County on Tuesday. The 65,000 square foot, $20 million plant is the South Korea-based company’s first U.S. site and the 13th globally. Located in the Pineview Industrial Park, the plant produces raw materials for inks, coatings, adhesives, photopolymer printing […]

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FCC political advertising complaint dismissed

The FCC’s media office quietly dismissed a complaint filed by an Ohio individual seeking to be elected to Congress in 2020 who claimed his political ads and radio programs were “censored” by iHeartMedia. It’s a rebuke of an 18 month fight by Jim Condit Jr. who wishes to serve in the United States House of […]

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Connecticut Developer Acquires 4 Multifamily Properties in Colombia > Columbia Business Report

Based in Connecticut Lexington LLC Partners acquired four multi-family properties in Columbia as part of its 933-unit workforce purchase in South Carolina and Memphis, Tenn. A subsidiary of Lexington Partners purchased the portfolio for $71.2 million from Healthcare real estate investments. The buyer’s lender is New York-based Ready Capital, which loaned $67 million for the […]

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Rep. Thompson Presents Resolution Recognizing Pennsylvania’s Natural Energy Resources

© Shutterstock U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) on Thursday introduced legislation recognizing Pennsylvania’s natural energy resources as the United States tackles its energy security and works to reduce its dependence on foreign oil . The resolution, H. Con. Res. 85, urges President Joe Biden to consider labor, economic, and state energy security impacts when […]

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Hong Kong Pipes and Fittings Market 2022 Trade Report – Find Potential Partners and Suppliers – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Hong Kong Pipes and Fittings Market: 2022 Business Report” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The report presents an analysis of the pipes and fittings market in Hong Kong. Scope A brief country profile includes general information and main economic indicators and details the business environment in Hong Kong The pipe […]

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New Affordable Senior Housing Community Coming to Colombia > Columbia Business Report

A national affordable housing developer has closed a land sale to build a new affordable housing community for seniors in Colombia. Haven at Congaree Point, located at 2401 Atlas Road, will have 198 homes for seniors 55 and older, according to a press release from Dominica. The community will be the Minnesota-based property management company’s […]

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Lake Murray Recreation Area to Open Wednesday > Columbia Business Report

Dominion Energy will open its public parks on the Irmo and Lexington sides of the Lake Murray Dam for the 2022 recreation season starting Wednesday. The beach and recreation area on the Lexington side will remain open until September 5. Parking fees for all vehicles on both sides will be $5, with season passes available […]

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BikeExchange Offers Retail and Manufacturing Customers a Free Cost of Doing Business Report

New initiative as part of BEX’s ongoing efforts to support and promote IBDs and manufacturers; A long-awaited NBAD report key to both in the current climate Asheville, NC (March 30, 2022) – In the second of their good faith outreach campaign to existing and potential customers, the online bike market BikeExchange (BEX) is once again […]

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AmerisourceBergen launches venture capital fund

© Shutterstock AmerisourceBergen, a healthcare solutions company, recently launched a dedicated enterprise venture capital fund with $150 million allocated to investing in early to mid-stage healthcare-related startups. The fund, AB Health Ventures, will invest in and partner with emerging healthcare startups around the world that are working to transform healthcare for people and animals. The […]

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Metal Supplier Expands Presence in Building Owned by Weston > Columbia Business Report

Metals supplier Sage International has expanded its operations to 103 Lachicotte Road in Lugoff in a building that is the port of Weston’s south east industrial property portfolio. After initially signing a 45,197 square foot lease in the building in 2021, the international provider of manufactured goods and services for metal forming, casting and stamping […]

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Court suspends governor’s efforts to allow state to join RGGI

© Shutterstock Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s plan for the state to enter the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) suffered a setback this week when the Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania halted publication of the final rule. In a one-sentence order on Tuesday, the court said: “Processing of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative settlement for […]

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Chester County Economic Development Foundation Receives State Funding

© Shutterstock The Pennsylvania Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) recently awarded the Chester County Economic Development Foundation (CCEDF) $200,000 to create the “Bridging Agriculture and Manufacturing in Berks and Chester Counties” program. The program will help students from Kutztown, Octorara, Oley Valley and Owen J. Roberts High Schools explore the connection between agricultural and manufacturing […]