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.

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

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

Andersen Opens New Bayport Plant; Announces Additional Minnesota Expansions

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Andersen Opens New Bayport Plant; Announces Additional Minnesota Expansions appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Daily News Featured Post Incentives Manufacturing Minnesota Online Features U.S.

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.

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.

First look: HKS' multipurpose stadium for Minnesota Vikings


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Sunburst of Minnesota Solar To Begin With 100-MW Aurora

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

Sordid Green Bulding Litigation Arises in Minnesota : Green.

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Minnesota Drops 1,700 Construction Jobs in January

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. . 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.

Workforce Development: The Next Generation

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Alabama Cover Story Featured Georgia Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Minnesota New Mexico Pennsylvania Tennessee Virginia Workforce Development AIDT BF-March/April-2017 Business Incentives Economic Development Employment Expansion Jobs Site Selection skilled workers Virginia Jobs Investment ProgramThe most successful workforce development efforts are teaming with education resources to develop job-specific vocational studies in high schools, community colleges and universities.

Feature Story: 3D Printing Is Shaping Up

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Cover Story: Workforce Training Is Job One

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Alabama Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Cover Story Education Featured Post Kentucky Louisiana Magazine Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Minnesota Mississippi Public Private Partnerships Tennessee U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Winning the race to fill the high-tech jobs of the 21st century requires an ongoing commitment to match educational programs with future business workforce needs.

Best Project – Small Projects (under $10 million): West River Parkway Landslide Slope

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million contract, crews were able to stabilize this landslide-damaged Minnesota slope and permanently repair it on schedule and $700,000 under budget Working under a $5.6

3D Controls Level the Playing Field at New Vikings Stadium

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3D paving control systems were deployed for the first time in Minnesota for the Vikings Stadium field

efco Moving to Minnesota, Looks to Build Brand Awareness

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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.

Caterpillar Steps Up Hiring at Minnesota Plant Through Job Grant

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

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

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By Business Facilities Editorial Staff From the March/April 2016 Issue. E ach year, BF adjusts the categories for its annual Economic Development Awards to showcase the leaders in emerging technologies and critical priorities.

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Uponor Annex achieves LEED Gold certification

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and PCL Construction have announced that the North American Uponor Headquarters Annex manufacturing facility has achieved LEED Gold certification, through the United States Green Building Council Minnesota Uponor, Inc.

Essar Steel of India Secures Funding To Complete Minnesota Iron Ore Plant

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Tangled financing stopped work at the processing plant, touted as a boon to the depressed Mesabi Range when worked started in 2008. Infrastructure

Video: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Construction Time-Lapse

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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.

Bobcat is Pleased to Introduce New Minnesota Dealer

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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.

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

Star Tribune names Uponor a 2017 Top 150 Workplace

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Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction

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.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

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

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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

March / April 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 2)

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Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL. Aerospace & Defense Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Florida Illinois Kentucky Louisiana Manufacturing Minnesota New Mexico New York Recent Issues BF-March/April-2017 Business Incentives Economic Development Employment Magazine Issue Site Selection utilities Workforce Development

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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.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

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The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle. Read: July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4).

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

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and has four plants in Minnesota. In November, E15 and E30, a new generation of biofuels, made its official debut in Minnesota’s Twin Cities at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Penn Minnoco in south Minneapolis. Overall, biofuels are making a big impact on Minnesota’s economy.

Burn Baby Burn

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Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Maine Minnesota Online Features Renewable Energy The Editor's Blog U.S. - As everyone joins hands today for the global tree-hugging festival known as Earth Day, leave it to Congress to rain on our perennial environmental parade.

Top 10 States Ranked In Energy Efficiency Scorecard

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JLG Architects acquires Minneapolis-based Studio Five Architects


JLG Architects has acquired Minneapolis-based Studio Five Architects (SFA), one of the oldest Minnesota architecture firms that is owned by a woman. After 13 years at the University of Minnesota, and after serving as University Architect from 1991 to 1998, McCracken-Hunt became a partner at SFA in 1998. SFA was led by Linda McCracken-Hunt, FAIA.

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

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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