U.S. – Plains Archives

Industry Focus: Logistics – Going With The Flow

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To service customers efficiently, tailored logistics and transportation solutions are essential to ensure coordinated goods movement from origin to end user through each supply chain segment.

Report Explores Sectors And Metros Driving Construction Jobs Recovery

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Study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reveals the top 10 metros for employment in commercial construction. Providence, RI-metro region tops the list.

The Reckoning

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Memo to climate change deniers: You’re gonna need a bigger boat.

Florence Manufacturing Announces $7 Million Investment In Manhattan, KS

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The company will expand its production capabilities and add capacity to support significant growth in Florence’s core business lines. With the expansion, Florence will employ more than 400 workers in Manhattan.

For Whom the Road Tolls

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Say goodbye to your free ride on the nation’s physical and digital superhighways.

Construction Begins On Missouri’s Largest Investor-Owned Utility Solar Facility

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O’Fallon Renewable Energy Center brings solar into Ameren Missouri’s energy generation portfolio.

TM Track Machines Opens Railcar Repair And Tamper Manufacturing Facility In Kansas

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TM Track Machines is a startup company that was formed by Terry Peterson and Mike Williams. The company purchased an existing railcar repair facility in Parsons that had closed in 2013.

Battle for North America

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Germany’s auto giants are set to unleash billions of dollars to expand North American production.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

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An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards

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There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.