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EnPro to buy Canadian companies

Charlotte-based EnPro Industries said it has reached an agreement to buy the Mid Western companies, a privately held company that serves the oil and gas industry in western Canada. The companies, composed of Mid Western Compressor Supplies and Mid Western Machine ...

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Waste management board adopts conflict of interest policy

The Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board today adopted the county commissioners’ conflict of interest policy after conflicts of interest concerns arose regarding the ReVenture Park plant. County attorney Marvin Bethune told the WMAB to continue weighing the pros and cons of the ...

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Advisers face scrutiny over project ties (access required)

It’s a question of conflicts of interest. On the one hand, some are wondering why two people employed by Calor Energy, a consultant for developers of a proposed plant that would burn Mecklenburg County’s trash, are allowed to sit on ...

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Four industries seen as key to diversifying Charlotte’s economy (access required)

While the seeds were already planted, the recession and the tremors it sent through the financial sector helped pave the way for new industries in Charlotte. Although the city is still known as a banking capital, some expect those new ...

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Duke completes solar farm

Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. and Beltsville, Md.-based SunEdison said today they have completed a 17.2-megawatt solar farm in Davidson County. The farm is expected to power more than 2,600 homes a year, the companies said, adding that it is the second-largest ...

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