Minnesota: Exports Are Expanding In The Land Of The Lakes

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T he Minnesota Trade Office recently awarded the 2016 Governor’s International Trade Award to six Minnesota companies that have been successful exporters. Minnesota businesses exported 1,044 different products to 207 countries in 2016. MINNESOTA EXPORTS ARE SURGING.

Uponor Investing $17.4M In Minnesota Manufacturing Expansion

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In Minnesota Manufacturing Expansion. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Minnesota Economic Development Employment Expansion Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Site Selection Twin Cities UponorThe company will expand its PEX pipe manufacturing facility in Apple Valley, MN; its 10th expansion in the location since 1990. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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5 Tips to Buying a Luxury Lake House in Minnesota

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Below are some of the tips that will help you buy a luxury lake house in Minnesota: 1. In Minnesota, there are different communities with good luxury lake houses like Detroit Lakes MN, Brainerd MN, Alexandria MN, Fargo MN, and Park Rapids MN. The post 5 Tips to Buying a Luxury Lake House in Minnesota appeared first on Construction Marketing Association Blog. The scenic view surrounding your house should be eye-catching and breathtaking.

Minnesota: Hybrid Wind-Solar Units To Power The Land Of The Lakes

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Minnesota: Hybrid Wind-Solar Units To Power The Land Of The Lakes. Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Logistics & Distribution Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Minnesota Renewable Energy State Focus Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure BF-March/April-2017 Business Incentives Economic Development Employment Isanti Koochiching County Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Red Lake Falls Site Selection solar wind

Minnesota's 2018 construction spending to top $1B

Construction Dive

The biggest MnDOT project is $239 million of improvements to Interstate 35W through a portion of Minneapolis

Minnesota Considers Constitutional Amendment to Fund Road Construction

Construction Equipment

Minnesota legislators are considering if detouring certain sales tax dollars into a constitutionally mandate separate fund could solve the state's road and transportation funding needs.

Drones Used To Conduct Bridge Inspections in Minnesota

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Drones Used To Conduct Bridge Inspections in Minnesota. Technology

Minnesota Minimum Wage Poster Updates

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The Minnesota Minimum Wage Rates poster was updated to reflect August 1, 2014 changes to the minimum wage. To check if your Minnesota Labor Law Poster is up to date, find your “Minimum Wage Rates” posting and look for the revision date in the bottom-right corner. General Industry Labor Law Posters Laws and Legislation Minnesota Labor Law Poster Minnesota Minimum Wage

State Focus: Minnesota – The Road To Growth Starts Here

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State Focus: Minnesota – The Road To Growth Starts Here appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Featured Post Foreign Direct Investment International Magazine Magazine Highlights Mexico Minnesota State Focus U.S. Plains BF-March/April-2015 Elk River Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic DevelopmentBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

State Focus: Minnesota’s Formula For Success

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Minnesota’s economy is going strong, thanks to a high-quality workforce, a healthy mix of companies and a favorable business climate. Thanks to a robust economy and strong workforce, Minnesota attracted more than 150 corporate expansion projects last year, many of them in the Twin Cities.

University of Minnesota’s Pioneer Hall to receive $104.5 million renovation/addition


Originally built in stages between 1928 and 1932, the University of Minnesota’s Pioneer Hall became an outdated facility that did not meet building codes, wasn’t handicap accessible, and was lacking in many comforts students wanted

Minnesota Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Minnesota financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. Minnesota Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Minnesota Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium

Construction Dive

According to Earthcam, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings is one of the top 5 most-viewed construction projects, with over 10.7 million views through November. The $1.1 billion project, set for completion in the summer of 2016, is very interesting architecturally. And like many stadium projects, there's no shortage of cranes working the interior. Click here for links to time-lapse video and webcams

BUSINESS REPORT: Minnesota — SICK Inc. Relocates And Expands Facilities In Minnesota

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a world leader in manufacturing sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification solutions for factory and logistics automation, recently announced a major expansion and relocation of its facilities in Minnesota. MINNESOTA FAST FACTS. By Johnathan Sanders.

Video: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Construction Time-Lapse

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Pinnacle Airlines Corp. Headquarters Will Relocate to Minnesota

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has announced that its headquarters will relocate to Minnesota. Both Memphis and the State of Minnesota presented very strong cases. Mark Dayton and the State of Minnesota, the Metropolitan Airports Commission in Minneapolis-St.

AIA and the University of Minnesota partner to develop 'Guides for Equitable Practice'


The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the University of Minnesota announced the signing of an agreement to develop “Guides for Equitable Practice.”

Minnesota Drops 1,700 Construction Jobs in January

Construction Equipment

. . Despite large-scale projects taking place in Minnesota, the state has lost 1,700 construction jobs in January. According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), January was the third consecutive month of declines in the sector, totaling 6,700 jobs lost.

Taking the Diesel Route in Minnesota

Green Industry Professionals

Reliable Lawn Care relies a Grasshopper diesel mower, a Cub Cadet zero turn mower and a Toro 30-inch walk behind to care for the needs of the Winona, MN area

Best Government/Public Building: Minnesota State Capitol Repairs, Restoration and Preservation

ENR Construction

The Minnesota State Capitol is on the National Register of Historic Places but, at 109-years-old, it was in serious need of repair and modernization before JE Dunn got to work

efco Moving to Minnesota, Looks to Build Brand Awareness

Green Industry Professionals

awareness after completing a move from Ohio to Minnesota efco has been a well-known brand on the world stage for 40 years, and now the company looks to build U.S.

Minnesota adopts Uniform Plumbing Code

Constructor Magazine

Protection of potable water in the Land of 10,000 Lakes will henceforth be enhanced by IAPMO’s Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC). read more. Codes

Official Minnesota Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium construction time-lapse

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The just-released time-lapse showcases 32-months of progress with high-definition imagery. read more. Video

Bobcat is Pleased to Introduce New Minnesota Dealer

Construction Equipment

Jaycox has two locations serving southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa. Bobcat Company is expanding its 900+ dealer network with the addition of Jaycox Implement as an authorized sales, service, parts and rental provider of Bobcat equipment.

STEM Leaders

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Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard. Read: STEM Leaders at BusinessFacilities.com.

Minnesota United FC Selects Mortenson to Build St. Paul Soccer Stadium

Construction Superintendent Magazine

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Minnesota United FC recently announced it has selected Mortenson Construction as the construction manager for the team's planned $120-million, 20,000-seat stadium in St. Paul, Minnesota. The stadium will be the home for Major League Soccer in the state of Minnesota. frontpage

Minnesota Hopes to Save Communities Thousands of Dollars with Trees for Stormwater Management

Green Industry Professionals

The state of Minnesota is helping communities use trees and other green infrastructure to help address stormwater discharge requirements while mitigating the high cost of installing only pipes

U.S. Distilled Products Co. Gets Grant To Train Workers

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in Princeton, MN will learn new skills with the help of a job-training grant awarded by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). DEED awarded the $49,684 grant under the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Minnesota.

Mortenson provides details about its first building in Minnesota’s ambitious Destination Medical Center development.


billion, is the largest in Minnesota’s history. Destination Medical Center in Rochester, Minn., is a 20-year economic development initiative that, at $5.6 The Mayo Clinic will account for $3.5 billion of that investment, with the state kicking in $585 million and private investors $2.1

Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together

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Caribbean Featured Florida Indiana Industry Focus Logistics & Distribution Louisiana Magazine Highlights Minnesota New Jersey Ports & Free Trade Zones Transportation & Infrastructure BF-May/June-2017 Curaçao Foreign Trade Zones FTZ Mercer County Minnesota FTZs Port of South Louisiana Port Tampa Bay Ports Ports of IndianaThe nation’s ports are handling record amounts of shipping.

Minnesota Transportation Projects to Total $1.1 Billion

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced plans to complete $1.1 The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced plans to complete $1.1 billion worth of road construction in 2013, according to finance-commerce.com. The plan includes 337 projects, which includes ongoing work as well as new construction. Much of the budget will go toward maintenance and preservation of the existing transportation system.

March / April 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 2)

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The March / April 2018 Issue features the emerging cybersecurity sector, an exclusive interview with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, plus a look at biopharm, robots, STEM, data centers, and retail. Read: March / April 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 2) at BusinessFacilities.com.

Minnesota Manufacturer Seeks Niche in Saturated Commercial Mower Market

Green Industry Professionals

Central Boiler spins off Altoz Precision Mowers; looks to build single-step dealer network to sell and service mowers that "deliver a quality cut but still look nice

Sunburst of Minnesota Solar To Begin With 100-MW Aurora

ENR Construction

State PUC tapped Geronimo Energy project over three gas-turbine bids, citing solar’s superior life-cycle value. Infrastructure

Caterpillar Steps Up Hiring at Minnesota Plant Through Job Grant

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar Paving Products will invest $3 million and increase hiring at its factory in Brooklyn Park, Minn., according to state officials.

Report Shows Minnesota Needs $30 Billion for Infrastructure

Construction Equipment

According to a report from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the state needs $30 billion to maintain and improve its aging infrastructure over the next 20 years. The report, "Assessing Return on Investment in Minnesota''s State Highway Program," indicates that without the investment over the next 20 years, poor pavement conditions will double—from 750 miles to 1,500 miles—and more than 200 bridges will be in poor condition.

Sordid Green Bulding Litigation Arises in Minnesota : Green.

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