Decades’ worth of energy could be sealed up in shale in the piedmont of North Carolina. But Robert Hardison, president of Status Oilwells Inc. in Charlotte, doesn’t really care. Although some are calling for North Carolina to allow a controversial ...Read More »
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The heat could soon be on some Charlotte-area developers to speed up construction on projects before the end of this year. If they don’t, it could cost them their precious building permits, which would mean wasted time and money. It ...
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Compass Group USA plans to add 200 jobs at its Charlotte headquarters over the next four years in an $8.5 million investment, the company announced today. CGUSA, which provides catering to corporations and is part of publicly traded London-based Compass Group PLC, ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s General Assembly completed its override of Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue’s historic budget veto today, and a state spending plan that cuts sales taxes — and, the governor argues, could lead to thousands of lost education jobs ...Read More »
Gov. Beverly Perdue said today that she has signed an executive order to allow federal unemployment insurance benefits to be restored to some 47,000 North Carolinians. The benefits went away when Perdue in April vetoed legislation that would have kept ...Read More »
Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems plans to open its main engineering center in Charlotte, in a $4.1 million project that will create 135 jobs over the next five years, officials announced today. Gov. Beverly Perdue and Mitsubishi executives made the announcement at the ...Read More »
Companies are struggling to find qualified workers to fuel any kind of economic recovery and replace retiring baby boomers, business leaders told Gov. Bev Perdue Monday at an economic roundtable in Charlotte. “We’re adding 1,000 jobs at our site,” Mark Pringle, director ...Read More »
RALEIGH — A North Carolina state workers union wants lawmakers to hold back likely layoffs by finding additional tax revenues and cost savings to close a projected $2 billion-plus budget shortfall for next year. The State Employees Association of North ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s out-of-work residents who just lost their unemployment benefits are telling their stories at the state capitol to protest a political faceoff that halted extended help for 37,000 jobless. Gov. Beverly Perdue vetoed legislation over the weekend ...
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