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  • Company Constructing New Coal Mine in Western Kentucky (280 jobs)

    08/18/2017 12:25:50 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | August 18, 2017 | The Associated Press
    CALHOUN, Ky. (AP) — Construction is underway on a new underground coal mine in western Kentucky that would employ about 280 miners. Paringa Resources says it is planning to begin mining coal at the McLean County site next year. The mine would sell coal that's used to generate electricity at power plants, a sector of coal that has been in steep decline in Kentucky and parts of Appalachia.....
  • Atlanta Fed estimates U.S. third-quarter GDP growing at 4.0 percent (MAGA! Winning!)

    08/17/2017 6:54:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 3, 2017 | Richard Leong
    The U.S. economy is on track to expand at a 4.0 percent annualized pace in the third quarter with inventory investment contributing 1.12 percentage points to growth, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDP Now forecast model showed on Thursday. Last Friday, the government said its first reading on the gross domestic product in the second quarter was a 2.6 percent growth pace, which was 0.2 point below Atlanta Fed's final estimate.
  • Let President Trump Do His Job

    08/17/2017 3:58:06 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 2 replies
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  • Forget moaning, time to get down to business

    08/17/2017 3:35:07 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 34 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 08-17-17 | Tom Shattuck
    Time to breathe, everybody. I saw the Trump Tower presser Tuesday and thought it was a good event for the president: He jousted with the media, slammed hate groups and thoughtfully brought up the issue of political correctness and its effect on statues and monuments. I knew what he meant. Others saw a president validating hate and giving credence and even compliments to white supremacists and Nazis. They, too, knew what he meant.
  • Chewy to expand in South Florida, hire 1,100 new employees

    08/16/2017 10:13:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The South Florida Business Journal ^ | August 4, 2017 | Debora Lima
    Chewy will create a customer service hub in Hollywood and hire 1,100 people, a move that will make the online pet product retailer the largest private employer in the city, it was learned today. Expected to be up and running by October or November, the new customer service outpost will be in the Hollywood Mall at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Park Road, according to Hollywood Mayor Josh Levy. “[1,100 new jobs] is huge, for any city,” Levy wrote in a Facebook post making the announcement. “I am very excited for the surrounding restaurants and businesses who will benefit...
  • Food cart maker to invest $13.3 million, adds 27 jobs in West Michigan

    08/16/2017 7:31:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Crain's Detroit Business ^ | August 16, 2017 | Annalise Frank
    New York-based food cart manufacturer Move Systems International is spending $13.3 million and adding 27 jobs at its production center in Walker, outside of Grand Rapids. With the investment, Move Systems will amp up production, bring in new equipment and add on to administrative areas at the Walker facility. The company received a $200,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant through the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to support the expansion. The Right Place Inc., an economic development organization based in Grand Rapids, worked with MEDC to assure Move Systems would invest in Michigan as opposed to out of state, The...
  • Tyson Foods Investing $80M, Creating 300 Jobs In Tennessee

    08/16/2017 7:00:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Business Facilities ^ | August 16, 2017
    Tyson Foods, Inc. will invest approximately $80 million to expand operations in Union City, TN. Tyson, one of the world’s largest food companies, plans to create more than 300 new jobs as part of its expansion in Obion County. Tyson plans to add 25,000 square feet and new production lines to its Union City plant, effectively doubling its output capabilities at the facility. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall. The expansion is expected to be operational by mid-2019. “Customer and consumer demand for protein, especially chicken, is increasing so we’re investing in projects that build on our strengths, expand...
  • Safavieh’s $60 million Savannah expansion to create 200 new jobs (Georgia)

    08/16/2017 6:40:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Savannah Morning News ^ | August 16, 2017 | Mary Carr Mayle
    Another global company is betting on the growth of the Southeast — and Georgia’s ports in particular — for its future success. Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday announced that Safavieh, a manufacturer and distributor of international home furnishings, will significantly grow its presence in Chatham County, creating 200 new jobs and investing more than $60 million in a new 1.1 million square foot distribution facility. “Georgia’s robust infrastructure network is among the best in the country and continues to cultivate an economic environment ideal for manufacturing and distribution companies like Safavieh,” said Deal. “By choosing Chatham County, Safavieh will have...
  • Trump says better jobs and wage will heal race relations...It would sure help!

    08/15/2017 6:09:56 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/15/2017
    The Make American Great Again economic program will improve race relations in the U.S., President Donald Trump said at a fiery press conference held in New York City’s Trump Tower on Tuesday.
  • Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change

    08/15/2017 5:41:29 PM PDT · by Innovative · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug. 15, 2017 | Darryl Fears and Steven Mufson
    Excellent!and flood dangers. Speaking in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Trump said that the approval process for projects was “badly broken” and that the nation’s infrastructure was a “massive self-inflicted wound on our country.” Trump said that “no longer” would there be “one job-killing delay after another” for new projects. But he did not provide any proposal on how his much-promised infrastructure program would be financed or what it would include.
  • Chemical company to add 200 jobs in North Carolina (Average salary of $78,000)

    08/15/2017 4:26:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    WNCT-TV ^ | August 15, 2017 | The Associated Press
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A specialty chemical company plans to expand in North Carolina and create 200 jobs over five years. Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration announced Monday that Albemarle Corp. expects to invest more than $10 million over five years on an expansion in Cleveland County that will add 170 jobs through 2022. The company also expects to add 30 jobs at its headquarters in Charlotte. The company already employs 150 people in Kings Mountain and 130 in Charlotte....
  • Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'

    08/15/2017 4:13:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Journal ^ | August 15, 2017 | Gráinne Ní Aodha
    DONALD TRUMP IS bringing back jobs to the US – at least that’s what he’s promising to do. At a press conference at Trump Tower this evening, the US President said that he would cut down on regulations for construction projects like motorways, and aim to bring manufacturing jobs back from other countries – namechecking Ireland. You have to bring it back to this country, you can’t do it in Ireland and all of these other places. You have to bring this work back to this country so that American workers can benefit.(TWEET-AT-LINK) Ireland has gathered unwanted attention from the...
  • Exciting Job - Great Opportunity

    08/15/2017 6:18:18 AM PDT · by MrBambaLaMamba · 3 replies ^ | 8/15/2017 | The Center for Popular Democracy
    Campaign Director for Immigrant Justice Position Location: Flexible The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action (CPD/CPDA) is seeking a full-time Campaign Director for Immigrant Justice. The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action builds organizing power and transforms the local, state, and national policy landscape through deep, long-term partnerships with leading community organizing groups and labor unions nationwide. CPD/CPDA collaborates with partners to build their internal strength, infrastructure and capacity – and to envision, run, and win campaigns to move a pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial justice agenda at the city and state level. About the Position: CPD/CPDA is seeking a Campaign Director for Immigrant...
  • TMK IPSCO celebrates re-start, creation of 168 jobs (Oklahoma)

    08/14/2017 10:18:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    The Claremont Daily Progress ^ | August 14, 2017 | Cydney Baron
    The lights are back on at TMK IPSCO in the Port of Catoosa. After over a year of no operation, the plant announced this week they are re-starting business. TMK IPSCO is one of the largest North American producers of welded and seamless pipe and premium connections dedicated to serving the oil and gas industry and many industrial markets The announcement of the re-start was celebrated with a press conference that featured guest speakers like Congressman Markwayne Mullin, Oklahoma State Representative Terry O’Donnell and TMK IPSCO Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Joel Mastervich. During the festivities, TMK announced that...
  • REGIONAL: Cooper announces 145 new jobs in Randolph County (North Carolina)

    08/14/2017 9:54:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Stanly News & Press ^ | August 14, 2017 | B. J. Drye
    FROM GOVERNOR COOPER'S OFFICE: RALEIGH: Fibertex Personal Care, a Danish textile company, will add 145 jobs in Asheboro with its first U.S. manufacturing facility, Governor Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $60 million by Dec. 31, 2021 with a project facilitated in part by a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG). “Fibertex Personal Care could go anywhere in the world, but they chose North Carolina,” said Governor Cooper. “Our state’s workforce and leadership in manufacturing and textiles brought this company here.” Fibertex Personal Care manufactures nonwoven materials for different applications in the personal care industry, including diapers, feminine hygiene...
  • Governor Walker announces Onalaska business planning $20 Mil expansion (153 new jobs in Wisconsin)

    08/14/2017 1:17:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WKBT-TV ^ | August 14, 2017
    ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) - Governor Scott Walker announced Monday morning that a national electronics re-marketing, recycling, and scrap purchasing and logistic company is expanding its operations in La Crosse County. Dynamic Recycling, Inc., is planning a $20 million project expected to create around 150 new jobs, a release said. “I thank Dynamic Recycling for its continued commitment to growing in western Wisconsin and I congratulate the company on its rapid expansion,” Governor Walker said. “While we’re always happy to welcome businesses from outside the state to establish operations here, it’s equally important to support existing Wisconsin companies and acknowledge their...
  • LifeNet Health to expand Virginia Beach headquarters, add 321 jobs (Virginia)

    08/14/2017 1:07:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    WTKR-TV ^ | August 14, 2017 | Staff
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – LifeNet Health will create 321 new jobs in Virginia Beach, Governor McAuliffe announced Monday. The company will invest $12.25 million to expand in three additional locations in Virginia Beach. Currently, LifeNet Health has four locations in Virginia Beach. The expansion will bring LifeNet Health’s total investment in Virginia Beach to $70 million. LifeNet is the world’s most trusted provider of transplant solutions and a leader in regenerative medicine. “LifeNet Health has been an important driver of the Commonwealth’s growing biotechnology field for more than 30 years, and has helped anchor the foundation for the robust Princess...
  • Flagship Food Group expands to create 194 new NM jobs

    08/14/2017 12:58:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    KOB-TV ^ | August 14, 2017 | Stefan Dill
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Flagship Food Group -- parent company of the 505 Southwestern brand of food products -- will invest nearly $3 million to expand its manufacturing and distribution facilities in the Albuquerque area, creating 194 new manufacturing and distribution jobs and supporting over 100 construction jobs, according to an announcement made by Gov. Susana Martinez and CEO Rob Holland at the company's Albuquerque facility Monday. "Our New Mexico-based products have helped us to grow internationally, and we look forward to further developing our partnership with the great state of New Mexico," said Holland in an accompanying statement. Holland...
  • Generac Power Systems plans to expand, create at least 400 jobs in next 5 years (Wisconsin)

    08/14/2017 12:51:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WITI-TV ^ | August 14, 2017 | Staff
    WAUKESHA — Generac Power Systems Inc. and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced on Monday, August 14th that a WEDC award of up to $10 million in Enterprise Zone Tax Credits through 2021 will support the company’s growth plans at its Waukesha-based global corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities throughout Wisconsin. The project is expected to create at least 400 jobs over the next five years, a news release issued on Monday indicates. Generac plans to invest more than $73 million in building renovations and equipment in a growth plan that will encompass its facilities in Waukesha, Oshkosh, Jefferson, Eagle,...
  • Manufacturing facility to expand, create 210 jobs in McNairy County (Tennessee)

    08/14/2017 12:44:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet
    WREG-TV ^ | August 14, 2017 | Eryn Taylor
    SELMER, Tenn. — A local manufacturing facility will soon be expanding, creating new jobs and investing millions of dollars in McNairy County. Monogram Refrigeration, LLC announced its plans on Monday along with Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and the Department of Economic and Community Development. The company’s Selmer location currently makes refrigerators, freezers and similar products. Now it wants to add an additional 120,000 square feet to the building to house the assembly of a new line of refrigerators and freezers as well as the new packaged terminal air conditioners. Overall, the company is expected to invest $9.3 million and create...