Headwaters to manage coal ash at Dominion’s new Wise County plant
February 23, 2011 6:27 PM
Headwaters Inc., the country’s largest manager of coal ash, has entered into a long-term contract with Dominion Virginia Power to manage the coal ash at the company's new power plant in Wise County.
Lumber Liquidators profit down, sales up
February 23, 2011 6:14 PM
Hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. reported a 17 percent drop in profit in the fourth quarter despite a 12 percent increase in sales.
Richmond area repeats as No. 1 among worst places for asthma patients
February 23, 2011 4:55 PM
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America annual ranking of the most challenging places in the U.S. to live with asthma also placed Virginia Beach at No. 8.
Five Virginia metro areas showed economic growth in 2009
February 23, 2011 2:17 PM
Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg and Winchester are among the few areas in the U.S. where gross domestic product increased..
RightNow adds staff as federal agencies prepare to move to the cloud
February 22, 2011 4:21 PM
The public sector division of RightNow in Reston has increased its staff by about 25 percent.
SCC gives businesses online options for filing additional forms
February 22, 2011 4:10 PM
The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has added features to its website that will make it easier for businesses to file forms.
A solar roof will help a Richmond courthouse go green
February 22, 2011 3:36 PM
Springfield-based Versar Inc. has installed a 500-solar panel roof on the Spottswood W. Robinson III and Robert R. Merhige Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond.
Norfolk Southern to purchase 1,500 railcars to be made in Roanoke
February 21, 2011 1:45 PM
Norfolk Southern Corp. plans to buy 1,500 new coal railcars from FreightCar America’s Roanoke facility, which will create 200 jobs at the plant.
Commercial real estate roundup, 2/21/11
February 21, 2011 11:52 AM
Washington, D. C., continues to lead U. S. markets in commercial pricing recovery while Fairfax County gets a new apartment project.