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Women in Business Report | Philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines – As the war for talent rages on, more than 70% of companies are now working to create a more inclusive environment to attract and retain female talent, according to the Women in Business study by Grant Thornton International Ltd. leaders of 5,000 companies in 29 economies. In the Philippines, although the number […]

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Global real estate services company buys Pittsburgh company

© Shutterstock Cushman & Wakefield, a global real estate services firm, recently acquired Pittsburgh-based Grant Street Associates after an 18-year alliance. “We are delighted to have Grant Street Associates join Cushman & Wakefield, as we share similar values ​​and cultures of teamwork, integrity, respect and extraordinary customer service,” said Roberta Liss, President of Cushman & […]

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Parent Company CertainTeed Joins Department of Energy’s Better Climate Challenge

© Shutterstock Malvern-based CertainTeed LLC and its parent company Saint-Gobain North America recently announced that they have joined the US Department of Energy’s Better Climate Challenge. The Better Energy Climate Challenge encourages companies and organizations to reduce their portfolio-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 25% or more over the next decade. Saint Gobain’s new global Grow […]

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Why compete in Business Report’s Best Workplaces? Here are five reasons

Why compete in Business Report’s Best Workplaces? Here are five reasons Image bank By Activity Report Staff March 3, 2022 Think about 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 […]

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CAE Selected as DOD Training Program Partner > Columbia Business Report

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport was selected as a partner in a United States Department of Defense program that matches military men and women with companies for internships and training opportunities. The SkillBridge program is open to those who have six months or less of active duty remaining and have an approved separation date on honorable […]

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Physical stores are gaining momentum > Columbia Business Report

A recent report from International Necklaces found that brick and mortar stores are on the rise. Analysis of the fourth quarter of 2021 revealed that retail vacancy rates in Colombia have steadily declined over the past year to 4.75%. According to the US Department of Revenue, year-over-year retail sales in the Columbia submarket rose 19.64% […]

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Former Comscore, Univision Communications Leaders Join NBCU

Two new members of the Advertising and Communication Partnerships team are welcomed to NBCUniversal. One of the new hires is the former head of corporate communications at Comscorewhere he guided the company’s external and internal brand communications with a primary focus on its media measurement narrative. The other new hire is a former senior associate […]

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Big Red Barn Retreat > Columbia Activity Report

Mission Statement: To provide warriors who serve or have served our country and our communities with transformative training and services so they can realize their full potential. Name of the organization: Big Red Barn Retreat Year of local establishment: 2014 Top local executives: Sutton Shaw, volunteer general manager; Lamont Christian, Warrior PATHH Program Director8024 Winnsboro […]

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Pennsylvania records fastest growth in natural gas production, report says

© Shutterstock According to a new report from Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office (IFO), the state beat gas-producing states on growth last year. Pennsylvania posted 7.9% growth through November last year, the strongest year-over-year growth of the top five gas-producing states, according to the report. While Texas still collected the most natural gas (9,557 billion cubic […]

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New Luxury Streetwear Retailer Opens at Five Points > Columbia Business Report

A new luxury streetwear retailer will open tomorrow at Five Points. SWIFF, owned by Ashanti Thomas, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its 736 Harden St. location at noon. The store will open to the public on Saturday at noon. Thomas launched SWIFF Brand, a line of hoodies, sweatpants, t-shirts and accessories, while attending Clemson […]

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MTC to Host Inaugural Welding Competition > Columbia Business Report

Midlands Technical College will host its first secondary school welding skills competition tomorrow. The event will feature more than 40 competitors from 11 schools across the state at MTC’s new $4.5 million Welding Technology Center on the school’s airport campus. Caleb Fulwood, Director of the MTC Welding Program, created the event to generate interest in […]

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Fitch launches index to replace World Bank’s Doing Business report

By Adedapo Adesanya Fitch Solutions has launched a revamped and improved operational risk service that will provide an immediately accessible alternative to the now discontinued World Bank’s Doing Business report. Business post had reported that the Bretton Wood Institution halted publication of its Ease of Doing Business report after 18 years due to irregularities. The […]

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Construction projects keep rolling in Richland County > Columbia Business Report

By Christina Lee Knauss When the first hard seltzers rolled off the chains of the huge Marc Anthony Brewing Installing off Shop Road in November 2021, it marked the culmination of more than a year of feverish work and collaboration between Mark Anthony and Richland County officials. Construction at the site began in November 2020, […]

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Program Offers Free Seed Packets to Residents of Richland County > Columbia Business Report

Richland County residents can get a free head start on spring gardening starting next week. Starting Tuesday, visitors to the Eastover branch of the Richland Library can select up to four packets of seeds per household under a program created by a partnership between Richland Soil and Water Conservation District and Dominion Energy. The county […]

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Kraft Heinz partners with Google to improve customer experience

© Shutterstock The Kraft Heinz Co. and Google recently entered into a multi-year strategic partnership to enhance the company’s comprehensive marketing strategy with Google Ads. Google Cloud will use data and analytics to provide Kraft Heinz consumers with the products, experiences and news they want. “Our partnership with Google is a critical part of our […]

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South Carolina Center Habitat for Humanity > Columbia Business Report

Mission statement: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Name of the organization: South Carolina Habitat for Humanity Center Year of local establishment: 1985 Contact information: Main office: 209 S. Sumter St., Columbia, SC 29201 Call: 803-252-3570 Website: www.habitatcsc.org Restore: […]

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Jack Brown’s Celebrates the Opening of Five Points > Columbia Business Report

Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint is celebrating its grand opening at Five Points today. The restaurant chain, which offers 100% Wagyu beef burgers and a collection of craft beers, was founded in 2009 in Harrisonburg, Va., by childhood friends Aaron Ludwig and Mike Sabin. The 2,400 square foot retail space at 711 Harden St., […]

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Reinhart Foodservice expands in Westmoreland County

© Shutterstock Reinhart Foodservice recently announced that it is investing over $30 million to expand into Mt. Pleasant. The company plans to build a 155,000 square foot addition to its current 169,000 square foot facility. The project will create 24 positions. The expansion will include the purchase of machinery and equipment and the addition of […]

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Volkswagen could buy Huawei’s smart car business: Report

According to Chinese mediathe mid-size SUV AITO M5 jointly built by Huawei and SERES will be delivered in March 2022. The company keeps the promise to the consumer and will ship large quantities of AITO M5. On December 23, Huawei unveiled the first AITO (Adding Intelligence to Auto) series car equipped with HarmonyOS ecosystem, industrial […]

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Senator Yudichak and Luzerne County Visitors Bureau Celebrate DCED Funding

© Shutterstock State Sen. John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) joined Luzerne County Visitors Bureau Executive Director Alan Stout and Acting Luzerne County Executive Romilda Crocamo on Wednesday to celebrate a $250,000 tourism grant that the visitors bureau received. The grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) was awarded under the Marketing Grants Program to […]

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ShalePro Energy appoints new CEO

John Snedden ShalePro Energy Services, a company providing field services to support natural gas producers and midstream operators in the Appalachian Basin, recently named John Snedden as CEO. Snedden previously served as senior vice president of Keystone Clearwater Solutions and held executive positions at Fluid Delivery Systems, Nabors Industries and Pennzoil-Quaker State. He has 36 […]

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First Reliance Bank leases space in downtown office tower > Columbia Business Report

First trusted bank leased 5,711 square feet of commercial and Class A office space in the 1901 Main St. office tower in downtown Columbia. Necklaces | Caroline from the southAllen Wilkerson represented both First Reliance Bank and owner AgFirst Farm Credit Bank in connection with the transaction. The 17-story, 303,156-square-foot tower encompasses nearly an entire […]

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New SC Network’s Fair Food Distribution Goal > Columbia Business Report

A new network aims to unite South Carolina food system agencies and organizations to address the vulnerability of global supply chains exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Growing local SC is one of 30 national projects funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Regional Food System Partnership Grant program. The initiative includes 10 project partners, matching […]

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Ampco-Pittsburgh appoints three independent directors to board

© Shutterstock Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation announced Friday that it has appointed three independent directors to its board of directors. Two of the directors were appointed under an agreement with Ancora Holdings Group, LLC, the company said. Ancora is a shareholder that currently owns approximately 5.6% of the outstanding shares of Ampco-Pittsburgh. “We are exceptionally pleased to […]

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BullStreet Laundry Building Near Lease Ready > Columbia Business Report

The Laundry Building, the oldest remaining service building on the BullStreet District campus, is expected to be ready for commercial and/or commercial tenants by the end of this year. Recent renovations by Colombia-based real estate development and investment firm Avant Holdings of the 15,000 square foot mixed-use building have refurbished the building’s roof, cupola, windows […]

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Midlands Fatherhood Coalition > Columbia Activity Report

Mission Statement: The mission of the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition is to engage fathers in positively supporting their children and improving fatherhood support in the Midlands. Name of the organization: Midlands Fatherhood Coalition Year of local establishment: 2002 High local executive: Angela McDuffie, CEO Contact information: 1420 Colonial Life Boulevard, Suite 80Columbia, South Carolina 29210 Call: […]

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Colliers Markets 247,000 Square Foot Building > Columbia Business Report

Ahead of a grand opening later this month, Necklaces | Caroline from the south was selected to provide brokerage and marketing services for a 247,000 square foot distribution center at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. The industrial speculative building, located off Platt Springs Road and Colite Drive, is owned by an Indianapolis-based developer Scannell properties. Colliers’ industrial […]

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Canadian green building technology company opens Hazleton plant

© Nexii Building Solutions Nexii’s first U.S. plant opens in Hazleton, Pennsylvania Nexii Building Solutions, a Canadian green building technology company, recently opened its first US plant in Hazleton. “We are thrilled that Nexii’s first U.S. unveiling is taking place in Hazleton, a community that has proudly played a vital role in America’s manufacturing heritage,” […]

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Penn Power upgrades Butler County’s electrical system

© Shutterstock Penn Power is upgrading and expanding its power grid in Butler County. The works will meet the future energy demands of more than 20,000 customers in parts of Cranberry, Mars, Evans City, Jackson Township and surrounding areas. Utility staff recently began foundation work on an 8,000 square foot distribution substation in Cranberry Township. […]

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Ola eyes acquisition of NBFC to expand financial services business: report

Ola, linked to the IPO, is seeking to expand its financial services business and also obtain an NBFC license through acquisition, sources said. Ola is reportedly in talks to acquire at least 3 companies to increase its engineering, product and loan servicing capabilities to support the rapid growth of the financial services industry, two sources […]

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York Electrical Institute Receives Apprenticeship Grant

© Shutterstock The Pennsylvania Pre-Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship Bursary Program recently awarded York Electrical Institute $296,061 to help train apprentices. “We are extremely grateful for this generous investment in electrical learning in south-central Pennsylvania,” said Timothy Griffin, director of education for York Electrical Institute. “This will help us achieve our mission of training new electricians on […]

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SC Company Collaborating with Ballotpedia > Columbia Business Report

Columbia tech company that aggregates and publishes public and government meeting information partners with nonprofit political and election clearinghouse Ballot. Voterheads.com starts local government oversight project allowing visitors to Ballotpedia city and county webpages to see the details on public meetings in their field, including agendas. Voterheads.com CEO Mike Switzer said that collaboration was launched […]

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The new APTmpX algorithm for radio is coming

WorldCast Systemsthe provider of advanced broadcast products, is pleased to announce “the further evolution” of its APTmpX product, a “non-destructive” MPX/composite compression algorithm. Despite the advent of the Internet and digital broadcasting standards, FM remains the world’s most popular transmission format and a central technology in broadcasters’ efforts to maximize their reach and audience. As […]

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SC State Fair accepting scholarship applications > Columbia Business Report

The South Carolina State Fair is now accepting applications for its Ride of Your Life scholarship program. The annual program awards $300,000 each year in scholarships based on academic and extracurricular achievement, communication skills, need and completeness of application, according to a press release from the organization. This year, 50 scholarships of $6,000, to be […]

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Newly Created TelevisaUnivision Appoints Two VPs of Sales

MIAMI — Just days after closing a transaction that effectively merges Televisa’s media content and production assets with those of Univision, the combined company now known as Televisa Univision Inc. appointed a pair of sales executives who each hold senior vice president positions under John Kozack, executive vice president/media sales. Joining the company are Rob […]

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Friday, February 4, 2022, San Diego Metro Magazine

Father Joe’s Villages is hosting a grand opening of an affordable housing project in East Village After two years of development and construction in partnership with Chelsea Investment Corporation, donors, government officials and local dignitaries join Father Joe’s Villages to unveil its largest and newest affordable housing community, Sainte Therese de Calcutta Villa, at an […]

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Battelle, partner of Equinor to develop a carbon-free energy cluster

© Shutterstock Equinor, a Norwegian energy company, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Battelle, a science and technology company, to advance the development of a decarbonized regional energy cluster in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. The companies will conduct feasibility studies to examine the regional potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS) and collaborate […]

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New Card Aims to Simplify the Buying Process for Farmers > Columbia Business Report

SC Farmers have a new way to show their eligibility for certain sales tax exemptions. The South Carolina Farm Tax Exemption Card will replace a paper form, the ST-8F, that farmers had to complete to receive sales tax exemptions for items used in agricultural production. After April 1, retailers will no longer accept the paper […]

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Nancy K. Perry Children’s Shelter > Columbia Activity Report

Mission statement: To provide a safe and nurturing home-style environment for children in crisis, allowing them to heal and grow. Name of the organization: Nancy K. Perry Children’s Shelter Year of local establishment: 1972 High local executive: Ryan Taylor, Executive Director Contact information: Box 344Lexington, SC 29071 Call: 803-359-8595 Fax: 803-259-8518 Website: www.nkp4kids.org Contacts for […]

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Staab selected to lead NBCU Local

The first president of NBCUniversal Localthe Comcast-owned division of NBCU, which houses its operations of stations owned by NBC and Telemundo, was selected. He’s a familiar figure who’s been associated with NBC’s O&Os for over a decade. Winning the role is Valari Staabwhom Mark Lazarus, president of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, hailed as “an exceptional […]

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Friday, January 28, 20223, San Diego Metro Magazine

San Diego ivory trader forced to forfeit Large illegal collection worth $100,000 A court has ordered a San Diego man who was selling ivory carvings in violation of the law to return his entire collection, which he was selling from his Carmel Valley garage to buyers recruited online. Stephen Shu Wang, 54, must give up […]

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Senate committee hears testimony on economic bill

© Shutterstock The Senate Committee on Community, Economic and Recreational Development recently heard from entrepreneurs and economic experts about a project to help small businesses. Senate Bills 983 and 984, introduced by State Sen. Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster County), would establish a $500 million business loan bond fund and associated tax credit. The Business Loan Bond […]

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Axalta is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

© Shutterstock Axalta, a Pennsylvania-based supplier of liquid and powder coatings, recently committed to an absolute 50% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. The goal is to become completely carbon neutral by 2040, a decade before the deadline of the Paris Agreement on climate change. “Today, we combine our […]

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Legislation to simplify the tax code passes Pa. House

© Shutterstock Several bills to simplify the tax code for Pennsylvania residents and small businesses were approved by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week. House Bills 199, HB 285 and HB 333 each passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday and are now heading to the Senate for consideration. “Small businesses have a reputation […]

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Matthews named chairman of ABC-owned stations

Chad Matthews As of today, a new person is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the eight ABC-owned television channels owned by The Walt Disney Company. Now President of ABC-owned television stationswhich includes properties in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, Raleigh-Durham and Fresno, is Chad Matthews. It reports directly to […]

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Merger between FNB Corp. and Howard Bancorp

© Shutterstock Pittsburgh-based FNB Corp., a diversified financial services company, completed its merger with Maryland-based Howard Bancorp., effective Jan. 22, for $418 million. Customer and branch branding conversion is expected to be completed on February 7th. “The acquisition of Howard provides scale, financially and strategically, in the dynamic mid-Atlantic market,” said Vincent J. Delie, Jr., […]

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Moore stands up for Audacy in Gateway City

Steve Moore For 22 years he was a top programmer and brand manager for stations such as the legendary News/Talker KMOX. Today, this Brand Manager is promoted to Operations Manager for Audacity Corp.The six-pack of St. Louis radio stations. Steve Moore will now oversee Adult Contemporary KEZK-FM, Hot Adult Contemporary KYKY”Y98“Talker? KFTK-FM 97.1, R&B WHHL-FM”Hot […]

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January 2022 ADP National Employment Report®, ADP Small Business Report® and ADP National Franchise Report® will be released on Wednesday, February 2, 2022

ROSELAND, NJ, January 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WHAT: ADP Research Institute® will publish the January conclusions of the ADP National Employment Report, ADP Small Business Report and ADP National Franchise Report on Wednesday, February 2, 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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Rob Rohr’s successor selected by CMG

DAYTON, OHIO— Cox Media Group moved forward with the appointment of Rob Rohr’s successor as vice president/general manager of its “CMG Ohio” unit, comprised of the radio and television properties serving Gem City and its surrounding communities. Taking on the role is a 26-year-old company veteran Darren Moore. Effective immediately, he will oversee all CMG […]

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Mr. Master has a new owner

It is known in the radio industry for its compliance and content distribution software which provides stations with products designed to achieve full advertising accountability. Today, he joins a portfolio of media companies, including vCreative and Counterpoint software. In an announcement published on Tuesday (1/25), Banyan Software Inc. revealed that he had bought Mr. Master […]

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Ammons steps into Audacy OM role

JR Ammons Radio industry veteran who has spent the past 11 years in Indianapolis has been named COO of ‘98.9 The Rock’, ‘ALT 96.5’, ‘106.5 The Wolf’ and ‘99.7 The Point’ in Kansas City . He will assume his new role on February 1 while also taking on the role of Brand Manager for two […]

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Experience Columbia SC Selects New Group of Local Ambassadors > Columbia Business Report

A new group of Columbia locals have been chosen for the fourth year of Explore Columbia SCambassador program. Ambassadors offer potential visitors an authentic local perspective and represent regional entrepreneurs, makers, professionals, parents, foodies and creatives. The new ambassadors were announced on Thursday, alongside the release of the Columbia SC 2022 Insider’s Guide. The 2022 […]

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Weston Acquires Another Midlands Industrial Property > Columbia Business Report

Weston Inc., a Cleveland-based property owner and developer, continues to acquire properties in the Midlands. Weston, with nearly 7 million square feet in its SC portfolio of 45 properties, has acquired a vacant 182,160 square foot industrial building at 3240 Brittain Drive in Newberry. Last February, Weston acquired three vacant properties in the large Columbia […]

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Sheetz Partners with RELEX Solutions to Increase Store Growth

© Shutterstock Sheetz, based in Altoona, a major restaurant and convenience store chain in the Mid-Atlantic, recently partnered with RELEX Solutions, a provider of retail optimization software, to help position Sheetz for store growth, supply chain growth and dynamic product marketing opportunities. The partnership will also allow the company to unify certain aspects of its […]

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A new president for the SummitMedia / Knoxville market

Kelsey Gresham Just days after coming to the attention of a series of moves in Honolulu, SummitMediaThe broadcasting company led by President / CEO Carl Parmeris set to bid farewell to its chairman retiring from the market at its Knoxville station group. With Chris ProtzmanRetiring,” on February 1, which concludes an 18-year run at the […]

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Richland County Celebrates Year of Near-Record Economic Success > Columbia Business Report

By Christina Lee Knauss Richland County had its second-best year for capital investment in history in 2021, according to an annual report released Tuesday by the Richland County Office of Economic Development. The outing took place at a special launch event held at 701 Whaley that drew political and business leaders from across the county […]

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Alcoa appoints new members to its management team

© Shutterstock Alcoa Corp. recently appointed two members to its management team, effective February. Kelly Thomas will serve as chief commercial officer and executive vice president beginning Feb. 14. She previously held various management positions. Prior to joining Alcoa, she was vice president of finance at Vista Metals Corp. and Chief Operating Officer of Electronic […]

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UGI Corporation rated AA for environment, social and governance

© Shutterstock MSCI ESG Research rated UGI Corporation AA in its environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings assessment in December. The improved rating positions UGI among the world’s leading companies for action on ESG issues. It also reflects UGI’s governance practices and enhanced greenhouse gas mitigation strategies. “We have worked diligently to improve and expand […]

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Penn State wins $3.4 million plastic waste contract

© Shutterstock Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) announced on Monday that it has been awarded a $3.4 million contract to fund research targeting inefficient methods of processing and recovering mixed plastic waste. The project, funded by the REMADE Institute, a public-private partnership established by the U.S. Department of Energy, will receive $1.7 million in federal […]

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Investcorp publishes its 2021 Responsible Business Report | national news

NEW YORK, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Investcorp, one of the world’s leading alternative investment firms, today announced the release of its 2021 Responsible Business Report. The report includes Investcorp’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) highlights for 2021 and the specific initiatives the company has implemented to achieve its goals, along with case studies illustrating […]

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MIW Board of Directors welcomes three new members

It is known in the broadcasting industry as a voluntary, non-profit charitable organization made up of top professional women in radio “dedicated to using their influence and resources to help other women in broadcasting develop management and leadership skills. Now the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) group has three new members on its […]

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Investcorp Releases 2021 Responsible Business Report

Mohammed Alardhi: All businesses must prioritize responsible investment to move towards more sustainable economies Investcorp, one of the world’s leading alternative investment firms, today announced the release of its 2021 Responsible Business Report. The report includes Investcorp’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) highlights for 2021 and the specific initiatives the company has implemented to achieve […]

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Axis Bank closes in on Citi India’s consumer business: report

Axis Bank has become the favorite to buy Citi’s consumer business in India, which is valued at around $1.5 billion in a deal expected to take place this month, according to two sources. direct knowledge of the matter. Another Indian lender, Kotak Mahindra Bank is still in the running but has submitted a lower bid […]

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Consultation on World Bank’s Doing Business report begins next week

ISLAM SYFUL | Published: January 15, 2022 08:54:46 | Update: January 15, 2022 5:53:58 PM The World Bank (WB) will begin consultations next week with board members on the design of the replacement for its flagship “Doing Business” report that assesses the business climate of countries globally. Publication of the ‘Doing Business’ report was suspended […]

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Wabtec receives an order for four battery electric locomotives

© Shutterstock Rio Tinto, an Australian-based mining and metals company, recently ordered four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives from Pittsburgh-based Wabtec Corp. The 100% battery-powered locomotives have a capacity of 7 megawatt hours. They recharge at charging stations and through regenerative braking. Wabtec’s energy management software system will determine the optimal times to discharge and recharge the […]

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The organization calls for the adoption of strong energy policies

© Shutterstock American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers recently co-hosted the annual State of America’s Energy event with other API leaders, engineers industry and innovators. Sommers urged the Biden administration and Congress to enact policies that strengthen U.S. energy leadership while reducing emissions. Policies should encourage the development of responsibly produced household […]

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FCC CEDC task force members revealed

WASHINGTON, DC – Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, FCC Chairman Jessica Rosenworcel appointed a host of people – many of them broadcast media executives – to serve on the Commission’s three working groups on communications equity and diversity: innovation and access, digital empowerment and inclusion, and diversity and equity. The working groups, which […]

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Toymaker Buys Orangeburg Building for $12.75 Million > Columbia Business Report

toy maker fly bar purchased a 361,526 square foot industrial building in Orangeburg for $12.75 million. The building, located at 2500 Rowesville Road, was acquired by Reger Holdings LLC in May 2020. LCK project managers Dale Stigamier and Don Record oversaw improvements such as repairing gates and replacing a concrete rail loading dock on the […]

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SiriusXM Invests in Melody Retail Business

SiriusXM With Spotify the benchmark in 2022 for consumers who want high-quality on-demand audio, Pandora has repositioned itself under the ownership of SiriusXM Holdings Inc. as an in-store audio solution rather than an everyday draw for listeners, even with Pandora-powered app channels only for Sirius XM subscribers. Now, SiriusXM is taking a step further into […]

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Seneca Resources obtains full certification for Appalachian production

© Shutterstock Seneca Resources Co., the exploration and production segment of National Fuel Gas Co., recently obtained certification for all of its Appalachian natural gas production, a daily gross production of more than 1 billion cubic feet, according to the Equitable Origin EO100 standard for responsible energy development. Equitable Origin is a non-profit organization whose […]

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners invests $ 400,000 in two companies

© Shutterstock The board of directors of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently approved the investment of $ 400,000 in two start-ups that support regional economic development. The companies are Grovara and Vessel Health. Both companies received $ 200,000 and were launched in Ben Franklin TechVentures in Bethlehem. Grovara will use the funding […]

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Penn State Jobs Report Shows Gains And Losses Before COVID

© Shutterstock A new report shows that Pennsylvania’s labor economy has held up well throughout the first two decades of the 21st century, even as some industry sectors and regions have continued to post job losses. According to economists at the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state had […]

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Tuesday January 11, 2022, San Diego Metro Magazine

What is behind the “Great Resignation” California lawmakers? By Ben Christopher | CalMatters Powered by approaching term limits, new district lines, and a plethora of political opportunities outside of the State Capitol, more than a dozen California lawmakers have sought employment elsewhere. At the last count, an exodus of 14 assembly members and state senators […]

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FCC Starks discusses modernization of America’s digital infrastructure

WASHINGTON, DC – Mark your calendars for today at 1 p.m. EST. Thank you when the World Technology Trade Association ITI will welcome FAC Commissioner Geoffroy Starks for a virtual discussion dedicated to the modernization of digital infrastructures in the United States The Democratic Commission plans to share how the US government can work with […]

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Communities in South Carolina Schools> Columbia Business Report

Name of the organization: Communities in South Carolina Schools Year of establishment locally: 1987 Senior local leader: Jamie Cooper, President and CEO Contact information: 1691 Turnbull Avenue, Suite 200North Charleston, SC 29405 Call: 877-920-3633 Website: ciscofsc.org.org Contacts for corporate donations:Latasha Taste, Regional Director of Development – Midlands1691 Turnbull Avenue, Suite 200North Charleston, SC 29405 Call: […]

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Stingray completes in-store purchase

TORONTO – The owner of radio stations such as “Boom 97.3” in Toronto and “Live 88.5” in Ottawa, which is present in the United States through its audio channels found on MVPD service providers such as Hot wire, Completed the acquisition of approximately US $ 46,642,450 of the largest in-store audio advertising network in the […]

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Legislation sets guidelines for testing highly automated vehicles

© Shutterstock Legislation recently introduced in the state Senate would create guidelines for the testing and commercial deployment of highly automated vehicles (HAVs) in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 965 would allow the operation of HAVs with or without a driver on board. Under a 2018 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation policy, a licensed driver must be seated […]

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Projects receive funding under the Municipal Assistance Program

© Shutterstock The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) recently approved funding of $ 471,248 for 11 municipal projects in nine counties through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP). WFP helps local governments to effectively plan and implement municipal projects in three categories: shared services, community planning, and floodplain management. It also provides technical resources […]

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Evoqua finalizes takeover of Minnesota company

© Shutterstock Evoqua Water Technologies, a critical water and wastewater treatment solutions company, recently completed the purchase of a kidney business operated by Mar Cor Purification and Cantel Medical. The purchase helps Evoqua expand its reach into the vertical healthcare market. Based in Minnesota, Mar Cor, a subsidiary of STERIS, is a manufacturer and supplier […]

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Banks now control 20% of insurance business (report)

By Gadiosa Lamtey Dar es Salaam. Banks now turn to 19.9% ​​of insurance premium transactions, just two years since lenders ventured into the business through bancassurance. Some 20 commercial banks were approved to sell insurance products on behalf of companies in December last year, according to the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Tanzania (Tira). According to […]

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Opening of a renewable natural gas facility in Dunmore

© Shutterstock Archaea Energy, a renewable natural gas (RNG) company, successfully started the Assai project, a RNG facility located at the Keystone landfill in Dunmore, Pa., On December 30. The facility has the highest RNG operational capacity in the world. The inlet capacity is 22,500 standard cubic feet per minute, and it combines the landfill […]

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Business Report Announces Winners of Corporate and Hall of Fame Awards

Hall of Fame Laureate: Pepper Rutland, Founder, President and CEO, MMR Group Hall of Fame Laureate: Gerry Lane, Founder, Gerry Lane Enterprises (posthumously)Businessman of the Year: Judi Terzotis, Editor, The Advocate and Times-PicayuneYoung Entrepreneur of the Year: Tupac de la Cruz, Founder and Director of Operations, Roofing SolutionsCompany of the year (100 or more employees): […]

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About the Broadcasters Foundation of AmericaThe mission of the Broadcasters Foundation of America is to improve the quality of life and maintain the personal dignity of men and women in the broadcast and television profession who find themselves in acute need. For more than 70 years, the Foundation has provided financial support to professionals in […]

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New law extends time to renew county business licenses> Columbia Business Report

Richland County business owners have until May 1 to renew their business licenses. A new state law requiring cities, towns and counties to standardize business licensing practices extended the license expiration period beyond the county’s previous end date 2021. License renewal forms will be sent out mailed to business owners in April and must be […]

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Wisconsin broadcasters pause to remember technical veterinarian

Terry baun Terry baun, inducted into the Hall of Fame with the Wisconsin Association of Broadcasters, died on Saturday January 1. He was 74 years old. Baun’s broadcasting career began in 1967 at the classic Milwaukee station, WFMR-FM. After a decade there, he began a series of movements in corporate engineering while also establishing his […]

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Monday January 3, 2022, San Diego Metro Magazine

New law allows California to withdraw certification police for serious misconduct By Robert Lewis | CalMatters On a Wednesday afternoon in April 2018, Gardena police officers received a “triple beep” on their radios – three shrill cries signaling an emergency. Up to 20 shots were reportedly fired near a local park. “That sort of thing […]

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SkillUp virtual learning platform available for job seekers

© Shutterstock The Ministry of Labor and Industry (L&I) reminds job seekers to use SkillUp PA, a free virtual learning platform offering more than 5,000 unique training modules to help users refine their CVs and acquire new skills. “SkillUp offers free online training for job seekers in Pennsylvania who want to start a new career […]

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“El Patrón” returns to the airwaves of Atlanta

Enrique santos When it comes to serving the Spanish speaking public in Atlanta, iHeartMedia has worked hard to lure them against local competitors such as Davis Broadcasting Inc. Over the years this has seen signal swaps and format changes – including the May 2020 decision to simultaneously broadcast Latin Pop WBZY-FM 105.7 “Z105.7”, following this […]

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Editor-in-Chief and Producer, Podcast

NY-ATL-LA- Remote- Job Details :: Editor and Producer, Podcast The Grio(n) grī / ō, ‘grīō: journalist. Historian. Praise to the singer. Poet. Musician. Conservative. Storyteller. TheGrio is a video-centric digital news community dedicated to empowering trusted front-line personalities who inspire us every day, and new perspectives that defy convention because there is more than one […]

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Audio producer and writer | Radio and television activity report

NY-ATL-LA- Remote- Job Details :: Audio Producer and Writer The Grio (n) grī / ō, ‘grīō: journalist. Historian. Praise to the singer. Poet. Musician. Conservative. Storyteller. TheGrio is a video-centric digital news community dedicated to empowering trusted front-line personalities who inspire us every day, and new perspectives that defy convention because there is more than […]