Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Co. said its joint venture with India-based Thermax has broken ground on a 699,000-square-foot, $160 million boiler-manufacturing plant near Pune, India. The joint venture, formed in 2010, plans to use the facility to fabricate boilers principally ...Read More »
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Davidson College has its first woman president. Carol Quillen has been named the first woman to head the liberal arts school since it was founded in 1837. Quillen fills the seat that opened when Tom Ross resigned to become president ...Read More »
Belk said it had higher first-quarter net income than the same quarter a year ago. The Charlotte-based department store chain reported $31.9 million in earnings, up from $24.3 million in the first quarter of 2010. Belk said it had revenue ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. today said it will buy a 20-megawatt wind farm in Wisconsin. Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Charlotte-based Duke, is buying the Shirley Windpower Project from a subsidiary of Central Hudson Enterprises Corp. Duke declined ...Read More »
Irvine, Calif.-based Standard Pacific Homes said it is opening two residential communities in the Charlotte area. The developments, Chapel Cove, on the shores of Lake Wylie, and Weddington Trace, in Union County, are scheduled to open Saturday. The communities feature six home designs. Chapel ...
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VR Mergers & Acquisitions of Charlotte said it has completed the sale of NLess Solutions, an information technology company that serves small to medium-sized businesses in the Charlotte metro area. Financial details about the sale were not disclosed. VR is ...Read More »
The Charlotte-based US Airline Pilots Association, upset about pilots’ pay, plans to picket at Philadelphia International Airport at 11:15 a.m. today to bring attention to what it calls efforts by US Airways to delay contract negotiations. Phoenix-based US Airways’ largest hub is ...Read More »
Construction employment fell 5.4 percent in North Carolina in April from a year ago, the Associated General Contractors of America said today. The state lost 9,700 jobs over the period. From March to April, the state’s construction employment fell 0.9 ...
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