Tech to build research center in Arlington
June 17, 2008 10:58 AM
Virginia Tech is planning to open a research center in Arlington County as part of the school’s efforts to increase its influence in the Washington area, according to The Washington Post.
Landmark enters exclusive negotiations for Weather Channel
June 16, 2008 11:05 AM
Landmark Communications has entered into exclusive negotiations with NBC Universal and two private partners to sell the Weather Channel, according to Bloomberg.
Webb concerned about Dominion’s proposed rate increase
June 13, 2008 10:59 AM
Virginia Sen. Jim Webb sent a letter to the State Corporation Commission this week to raise concerns about the effect of Dominion Virginia Power’s proposed rate hike on low-income Virginians and small businesses.
Kaine creates cabinet to promote sustainable communities
June 12, 2008 10:48 AM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced Wednesday that he will create a sub-cabinet to promote development of sustainable growth communities to reduce suburban sprawl and protect Virginia’s natural resources.
License process center to be built in Danville
June 12, 2008 10:48 AM
Canadian Bank Note Secure Technologies Inc. will build a high-security production facility in Danville, creating 15 to 20 jobs.
APM Terminals considers moving headquarters to Portsmouth
June 11, 2008 10:37 AM
APM Terminals is considering moving its North American headquarters to the $450 million terminal it opened in Portsmouth last year, according to The Virginian-Pilot.
Orbital Sciences to create 125 new jobs
June 10, 2008 11:02 AM
Orbital Sciences Corp. will spend $45 million to assemble and launch a new rocket, bringing 125 new jobs to Dulles and the Eastern Shore.
Court deals blow to Metrorail extension
June 09, 2008 11:59 AM
The Virginia Supreme Court has given efforts to extend Metrorail to Dulles another setback by reviving a lawsuit against using collections from the Dulles Toll Road for construction.
Areva to expand, bring 500 new jobs to Lynchburg
June 06, 2008 1:34 PM
Engineering firm AREVA NP will spend $25 million to expand its U.S. headquarters in Lynchburg, creating 500 new jobs.
CVCC to expand engineering program
June 06, 2008 11:05 AM
Central Virginia Community College received a $2 million National Science Foundation grant to expand its program to increase Virginia’s engineering graduates.