Wind turbine test facility to be built on the Eastern Shore
October 13, 2011 6:41 AM
An international joint venture is planning to build a wind turbine testing and certification facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore in what is seen as a next step in launching an offshore wind industry in Hampton Roads.
Community college expands machining program in collaboration with Rolls-Royce
October 12, 2011 5:26 PM
Students in the program will use manufacturing methods on large-scale, high-tech machines that are similar to those found on a shop floor.
Furniture manufacturer to create 335 jobs in Galax
October 12, 2011 4:23 PM
A manufacturer of upholstered furniture plans to establish an operation in the City of Galax, creating 335 new jobs.
Dominion Virginia Power will donate $2 million in matching funds to EnergyShare program
October 12, 2011 3:56 PM
Dominion Virginia Power said that it will donate up to $2 million in matching funds to EnergyShare’s heating assistance program this winter
Engineered BioPharmaceuticals says grants will make it possible to expand in Danville
October 12, 2011 2:06 PM
Grants that will allow company to move to a larger site, creating 100 new jobs
SAIC plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent
October 11, 2011 6:46 PM
Engineers will identify and implement energy efficiency projects throughout the company
Commercial real estate professionals pessimistic on economy and outlook for project financing
October 11, 2011 6:31 PM
Virginia’s sluggish commercial real estate market should continue drifting along with the overall economy for at least the next 12 months
Outdoor retailer to create 200 jobs in Montgomery
October 11, 2011 1:28 PM
Outdoor retailer Backcountry.com plans to open a fulfillment center in Montgomery County, creating 200 new jobs.