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Chicago-based food manufacturer makes first investment in northern Kentucky. The company employs more than 2,400 people worldwide.
Nuclear economics expert comments on the closure of Duke Energy’s Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant; discusses implications for Levy County Reactor Project.
Big River Steel plans to build a $1.1 billion steel mill near Osceola that will employ 525 people. The plant will make steel for auto, oil and gas and electrical energy industries.
The company’s investment near Lake Charles will add 55,000 square feet and retain 87 jobs in Calcasieu Parish, LA.
Study is first comprehensive look at Illinois jobs that could be created using hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies
Comprehensive immigration reform will do more than give legal status to undocumented workers—it may plug a hole in the skilled workforce needed for America’s high-tech industries.
Recently, Amazon committed to hire more than a thousand veterans in the U.S. in the upcoming year to join the hundreds of veteran employees it has on staff currently. The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates there are more than 1.6 million veterans in the state of Texas. The company will initially create more than 1,000 jobs at the new Texas fulfillment facilities.
“CommVault has said it will eventually add 2,000 employees at the new site in addition to its current 500 in its current headquarters in Oceanport. The company is bound by an agreement with FMERA to generate up to 225 of those jobs within three years of moving in. If it doesn’t, it will face penalties of $3,000 per job not created,” writes Christopher Sheldon of the Long Branch Patch.
Seaports proving to be safe harbors for U.S. industrial real estate sector, despite a turbulent global economy; big box space close to seaports is disappearing fast.
GM opened the present facility of the Fairfax plant in 1987. Currently, 3,877 employees work at the plant, which stretches over 572 acres. The manufacturing area contains 85 acres under its roof and has a pre-construction floor space of 3,044,561 square-feet. In 2012, GM produced 283,213 vehicles at the plant.