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.

Raytheon Expanding Radar Manufacturing In Mississippi

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Read: Raytheon Expanding Radar Manufacturing In Mississippi at BusinessFacilities.com. The company will invest $100 million in the new facility in Forest, MS, where it will integrate and test cutting-edge military systems.

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.

Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Coast

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Louisiana attracts worldwide attention as it strives to stem disastrous land loss by diverting a portion of the Mississippi River to rebuild wetlands

Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Drowning Coast

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Louisiana attracts worldwide attention as it strives to stem disastrous land loss by diverting a portion of the Mississippi River to rebuild wetlands

Mississippi Lands Business Facilities’ 2016 Deal Of The Year

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Read Mississippi Lands Business Facilities’ 2016 Deal Of The Year on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Automotive Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Georgia Indiana Manufacturing Mississippi Missouri Pennsylvania South Carolina Taxes & Incentives Tennessee Texas Business Incentives Clinton Continental Tire Deal of the Year Economic Development Employment Mississippi Development authority Site Selection

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

Early Flooding Triggers Opening of Mississippi River Spillway

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Without the opening of the spillway, the Mississippi River would have reached 18.2 ft in New Orleans

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.

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.

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

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 Governor Considers Lottery to Fund Roads

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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.

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 Builder’s Legacy in the Gulf

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

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.

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.&

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.

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).

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

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.

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.

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

Video: Time-Lapse View of I-74 Bridge Build Across the Mississippi

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. . Although she wasn't part of the planning process, project manager Danielle Alvarez , who has been with Iowa's Department of Transportation for nine years, now finds herself in the position of building the new $1.2

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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

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

Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition

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Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success. Read: Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition at BusinessFacilities.com.

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.