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SDOT director heads to Prague to check on streetcar delays The Seattle First Hill streetcar was supposed to be open long ago, and city officials still can't say when the 2.5-mile line will open. Two Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) officials soon will travel to the Czech Republic to try to get an answe
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blankenship: GE planners focused on 'day one' under Electrolux GE Appliances CEO Chip Blankenship helped announce the formation of a new work-force development program called KY FAME at an event Wednesday at Jefferson Community and Technical College. GE Appliances, part of General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), has agreed
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 10:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ULA to freeze pension, change time-off policy Colorado's United Launch Alliance is the latest company to decide to freeze its defined-benefit pension plan starting in 2016, offering contributions to retirement savings accounts in its place. The Centennial-based launch company is a joint venture of Lo
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PILOT program changes on the horizon Lost in the hubbub of last week's approval of an 11-year PILOT for Ikea during the January meeting of the Economic Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby County was a proposal by EDGE to simplify the payment-in-lieu-of-taxes incentive program. Ikea, which is
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 8:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
McCormick profits rise in face of 'difficult environment' McCormick & Co. Inc. earnings rose in the face of flat sales and a challenging business environment, the spice giant said Wednesday. Sparks-based McCormick (NYSE: MKC) reported net income increasing by nearly 14 percent to $148 million in its fourth quart
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 8:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Textron Aviation jet deliveries trended back up in 2014 Textron Aviation delivered a total of 159 business jets in 2014, topping the mark of 142 such deliveries it recorded in 2013. That's despite lagging behind the previous year's total in the fourth quarter, b ut the delivery total remains in line with the m
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Reynolds, Lorillard shareholders approve $27B merger Shareholders of Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. on Wednesday approved proposals related to a planned $27 billion merger between the two tobacco giants, bringing the deal another step closer to completion during the first half of this year. The d
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 7:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Phoenix forklift company buys land for new warehouse, expansion A Phoenix forklift company has bought 3 acres of industrial land for $1.3 million and will build a new 15,000-square-foot-warehouse on the site. Reliable Forklift Sales bought the land and existing 2,000-square-foot office and 4,000-square-foot industrial
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CommScope to boost global work force by more than half in $3B deal CommScope Holding Co. Inc. of Hickory is spending $3 billion to buy the three big businesses of TE Connectivity. The deal will add 10,000 employees to CommScope's current worldwide work force of 12,000. CommScope (NASDAQ:COMM) has about 1,600 employees in
bizjournals.com | Jan 28, 2015 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Carnegie Way paying off more than U.S. Steel anticipated United States Steel Corp.'s Carnegie Way Initiative is paying off more than the company's executives predicted. On a conference call with industry analysts Wednesday, U.S. Steel CFO David Burritt said the company realized $575 million in Carnegie Way bene
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