Markel Corp. reports yearly profit compared to 2008 loss
February 04, 2010 11:50 AM
Richmond insurance company Markel Corp. reported a profit of $202.4 million in 2009 compared with a $58.4 million loss in 2008.
Tazewell County vote a roadblock for wind farm plans
February 03, 2010 4:51 PM
Dominion and BP Wind Energy had proposed projects in Southwest Virginia
Dragon Run Swamp conservation easement is Virginia’s largest
February 03, 2010 4:49 PM
20,000 acres total have been preserved in area
Massey Energy revenues down on weak economy, bad weather
February 03, 2010 11:52 AM
Richmond-based Massey Energy Co.’s revenues dropped 23 percent in the fourth quarter as coal demand weakened and poor weather hurt mining operations.
Union Bankshares completes acquisition of First Market
February 02, 2010 11:50 AM
Union First Market Bankshares Corp. has completed the acquisition of First Market Bank.
SAIC receives $52 million National Science Foundation contract
February 02, 2010 11:46 AM
McLean-based Science Applications International Corp. has received a contract to manage information technology infrastructure for the National Science Foundation.
Sweet Briar receives $3 million grant for engineering program
February 01, 2010 2:00 PM
Program will be named after 1945 alumna
Gannett swings to fourth-quarter profit
February 01, 2010 11:46 AM
Gannet Co. Inc. reported a $133.6 million profit during the fourth quarter compared with a $4.7 billion loss in the previous year.
CSC receives $260 million logistics contract modifications
February 01, 2010 11:41 AM
Falls Church-based CSC was awarded two contract modifications to provide information technology and logistics services under the U.S. Army’s Logistics Modernization Program (LMP).