The proposed $4-billion, 3.8-million-square-foot facility would be built by a Malaysian conglomerate at the current site of Aqueduct racetrack in Queens.
The aerospace giant is moving the jobs to Puget Sound, WA in a decision that angered Kansas officials who had strongly supported the company's effort to win a huge aerial tanker contract from the Pentagon.
In a sign that the recovery is picking up steam, employers added 200,000 jobs in December, bringing the national unemployment rate down to 8.5 percent.
The $12.9-million facility in Columbia City, IN, is expected to create up to 106 new jobs by 2014.
The company is investing $1 million in its aircraft maintenance and repair operation in Myrtle Beach, creating 150 jobs.
Contrary to the national trend, the retail giant reported that holiday sales at Kmart and domestic Sears stores were down 4.4 percent and 6 percent, respectively, compared to last year.
The company will invest $5 million in a new recycling facility in Barnwell County.
The food giant will invest $3 million for an expansion that will create 55 new jobs at its Missouri facility.
The home improvement giant's new call center, slated to open early next year, will create 600 new jobs.
The 275,000 facility, on a 50-acre site in Granite State Business Park in Rochester, NH, will focus on R&D and production of next-generation composite aircraft components.
The maker of the world’s largest selling brand of chain saws will invest $10.3 million and add 52 new jobs in early 2012.
The IL House approves extended tax incentives for Hoffman Estates in an effort to keep the retail giant from relocating 15,000 jobs.
The largest grant is for a joint program involving Greater Cleveland Partnership, Team Lorain County, Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber, Stark Development Board and Greater Akron Chamber.
The maker of coloring agents for concrete and plastic expects to employ up to 100 people at its new facility near Augusta Regional Airport
Houston-based VAM USA will open a $57-million pipe-finishing plant adjacent to sister company V&M Star, creating 100 jobs.