Plastic packaging site to create 240 new jobs in Pulaski
May 06, 2010 1:31 PM
Phoenix Packaging Operations LLC plans to spend more than $20 million to open its first U.S. operation in Pulaski County, creating 240 jobs.
Freddie Mac seeks additional $10.6 billion from federal government
May 06, 2010 8:58 AM
McLean-based Freddie Mac is seeking an additional $10.6 billion from the federal government after reporting an $8 billion loss in the first quarter.
Alpha Natural Resources revenues jump, charges dampen profit
May 06, 2010 8:56 AM
Abingdon-based coal producer Alpha Natural Resources reported a 90 percent increase in revenues during the first quarter because of its acquisition of competitor Foundation Coal Holdings.
Averett offers scholarships to leadership program graduates
May 05, 2010 4:08 PM
Scholarships can be used for up to four years for total awards of $20,000 for each student
ODU launches initiative to help local businesses and entrepreneurs
May 05, 2010 9:10 AM
Old Dominion University is launching an initiative to connect the university’s resources with government, companies and nonprofit organizations.
MSHA expands investigation at Massey mine
May 05, 2010 9:07 AM
The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration has formed a supplemental investigation group to determine the cause of the explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine last month.
Washington-area executives confident in regional economy
May 04, 2010 1:04 PM
The Washington, D.C., area businesses are confident in the region’s current economy and expect conditions to improve, according to a survey by the Greater Washington Board of Trade.