Mississippi: A Winning Recipe

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A winning formula needs the right ingredients, and Mississippi has all of them. From a skilled and productive workforce to the state’s low corporate tax rate, Mississippi’s pro-business environment fosters growth and attracts new investment. By the BF Staff.

Mississippi: Long Time Hospitality State

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In a time of economic development uncertainty, Mississippi always has a way of positioning itself as a top state for business. Read Mississippi: Long Time Hospitality State on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

BF Location Video: Nanotechnology In Mississippi Works

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Read BF Location Video: Nanotechnology In Mississippi Works on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Location Videos Mississippi Videos Featured Video video

FEUER Powertrain Open For Business In Mississippi

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Read FEUER Powertrain Open For Business In Mississippi on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Automotive Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Manufacturing Mississippi Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Business Incentives Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment FEUER Financing Mississippi Development authority Site Selection Tunica County

Regions Bank Creating 91 Jobs In Mississippi

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Read Regions Bank Creating 91 Jobs In Mississippi on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured Mississippi Office, IT & Call Centers Area Development Partnership Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Expansion Lamar County Mississippi Development authority Regions Bank Site Selection Workforce Development

Governor Orders 102 Deficient Bridges Closed in Mississippi

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Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has ordered 83 county and locally owned bridges closed on Tuesday after receiving notification from the Federal Highway Administration that many previously identified unsafe bridges marked for closure were still open to traffic.

Mississippi Development Authority: Location Spotlight Of The Week

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Success in today’s economy requires a strong competitive advantage, and companies from around the world are finding that advantage in Mississippi. To learn more, please visit the Mississippi Development Authority Location Spotlight.

Location Spotlight Of The Week: Mississippi Development Authority

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Mississippi has a proven track record in recruiting world-class companies to the state and providing a favorable business environment which promotes continued industry success. Visit the Mississippi Development Authority Location Spotlight to learn more.

Mississippi Development Authority: Location Spotlight Of The Week

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Success in today’s economy requires a strong competitive advantage, and companies from around the world are finding that advantage in Mississippi. To learn more, please visit the Mississippi Development Authority Location Spotlight. Articles By Location Featured Post Mississippi U.S.

MoDOT Set to Shift Bridge over Mississippi 9 Feet

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The Missouri Department of Transportation will be shifting a 2,165-foot long section of the Poplar Street Bridge that carries traffic over the Mississippi between downtown St.

Milwaukee Tool expands in three Mississippi locations, creates over 600 jobs

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Milwaukee Tool is expanding operations at three Mississippi locations, investing $33.4 million and creating 660 jobs

Mississippi Development Authority: Location Spotlight Of The Week

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Mississippi has a proven track record in recruiting world-class companies to the state and providing a favorable business environment which promotes continued industry success. Visit the Mississippi Development Authority Location Spotlight to learn more. Read Mississippi Development Authority: Location Spotlight Of The Week on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

State Focus: Mississippi’s Got It All

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State Focus: Mississippi’s Got It All appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Low energy and operating costs, customized incentives and a highly skilled workforce have businesses flocking to the Magnolia State.

Mississippi Builder’s Legacy in the Gulf

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Bill Yates honored as ENR Texas & Louisiana’s Legacy Award recipient

Mississippi governor orders 83 structurally deficient bridges closed

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Phil Bryant took emergency action after the Federal Highway Administration said they created an 'unacceptable safety risk.&

Mississippi Governor Considers Lottery to Fund Roads

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Business Report: Mississippi – Delta-Energy Group Locating Operations In Natchez

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Business Report: Mississippi – Delta-Energy Group Locating Operations In Natchez appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Aerospace And Defense Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Business Report Featured Post Magazine Magazine Highlights Mississippi Renewable Energy Transportation Infrastructure U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Raytheon To Expand Mississippi Radar Factory

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“Forest will be expanded to support anticipated growth in airborne radar and electronic warfare markets,” said Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems President Rick Yuse during a Veterans Day ceremony at the manufacturing site with Mississippi Gov. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Mississippi Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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

Low Marks for Mississippi Watershed's Health

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Low Marks for Mississippi Watershed's Health. Infrastructure

Volvo Opens New Distribution Center in Mississippi

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Volvo Group opened its new 1-million-square-foot Central Distribution Center, a truck parts depot in Byhalia, Mississippi, reports Commercial Appeal. Volvo closed its regional parts depot in Memphis and consolidated it into the larger building located in Marshall County, Mississippi.

Massachusetts Most Energy-Efficient State; Mississippi Most Improved

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According to the 2013 State Scorecard , the five states most in need of improvement (starting with dead last) are: North Dakota; Wyoming; South Dakota; Alaska; and Mississippi. Last year Mississippi passed comprehensive energy legislation that included energy efficiency as a major component.

Undocumented Debris at Mississippi Port Sparks Legal Battle

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Undocumented underground debris fields at a Gulf of Mexico port project are at the heart of a contractor’s nearly $50-million federal lawsuit against the Mississippi Development Authority and eight engineering and construction consultants

BUSINESS REPORT: Mississippi Looks To Energy Sector To Fuel Statewide Growth

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Phil Bryant’s goal has been to build a stronger, more competitive Mississippi. Job creation has resulted across Mississippi’s targeted growth sectors including energy, aerospace, automotive, agribusiness and healthcare. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (Photo: Southerngovernors.org).

New tallest tower west of the Mississippi built to stringent seismic standards

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The soon-to-open Wilshire Grand, at 1,100 feet, is now the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. The 73-floor structure was built to stringent seismic standards, as it rests near the San Andreas Fault.

Yokohama Tire Corporation To Build Commercial Tire Plant In Mississippi

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Mississippi Gov. and Yokohama Tire President Yasushi Tanaka sign documents during a signing ceremony in West Point, Mississippi where Yokohama will build a commercial tire plant. Phil Bryant and the State of Mississippi for their dedication in bringing this to fruition.

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony At New Plant Site

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Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM) broke ground on its new commercial truck tire plant in West Point, MS. Photo: PRNewsFoto/Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi.). Hikomitsu Noji, Yokohama executives, Mississippi Gov. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Low Water Disrupts Mississippi Traffic

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A severe drought has left water levels near historic lows on parts of the Mississippi, especially the 200-mile “choke-point” between St. Louis, where the Missouri River flows in, and Cairo, Ill., at the Ohio River confluence. Infrastructure

GNE Acquires Mississippi Tiller Manufacturer

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Great Northern Equipment acquires Maxim Manufacturing, maker of commercial-grade tillers, trimmers, sprinklers, rollers and more

Undocumented Debris at Mississippi Port Sparks Battle

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Contractor seeks $50 million from port authority and eight engineering and construction consultants for unknown construction obstacles

Mississippi Deere Dealer Acquires Twelfth Location

Green Industry Professionals

Wade Inc. has acquired Tractors & Equipment in Hernando, MS

Locations For The Automotive Industry: Light Truck Takeover

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Automotive Business Clusters/Corridors Featured Industry Focus Kentucky Magazine Highlights Mississippi auto sales automotive industry locations BF-Jan/Feb-2018 Capital Investment corporate expansion kentucky Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development Mississippi Development authority Site SelectionWhile auto sales are expected to decrease in 2018, manufacturers can still bank on the larger market share of SUVs and CUVs to help keep the industry afloat.

Viking Cruises Selects New Orleans For Launch Of Mississippi River Cruise Service

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Viking Cruises Selects New Orleans For Launch Of Mississippi River Cruise Service appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Viking River Cruises project to result in over 780 new direct and indirect jobs in Louisiana.

Late Mississippi Coal Plant Inches Toward Finish Line

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Utility Southern Co.’s ’s costly effort to produce clean energy from coal met a major milestone on Oct. 12, when its Kemper County, Miss., integrated gasification combined-cycle plant produced the first kilowatt of electricity with synthetic fuel made from local lignite

Insitu To Open Commercial UAS Facility At MSU

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They’re having a major impact on everything from homeland security, maritime search and rescue, and precision agriculture to environmental monitoring, which has inspired Insitu to open a new facility focused on the commercial UAS industry at Mississippi State University (MSU) in Starkville, MS.

Minor Changes To Mississippi Mechanic Lien Laws Now Effective

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Since Mississippi is a very close neighbor of Louisiana, and many of our readers do construction work in both states, we have a history of posting about laws and changes in the laws of that state. Take a look at our Mississippi tag here to read these posts. This post is to alert our readers to a recent change in Mississippi’s mechanic lien laws recently signed into law by Governor Barbour ( Senate Bill 2363 ).

Mississippi county rejects adoption of state building code

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outside the city limits will not adopt a state building code recently passed by the Mississippi Legislature. While it’s main city of Natchez has building codes, the areas of Adams County, Miss.,