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Mondelez making strides in sustainable, mindful snacking

Mondelez making strides in sustainable, mindful snacking 05/20/2019 | Food Business News | Eric Schroeder DEERFIELD, ILL. — Mondelez International, Inc. used less energy, water and waste, and focused more on the end-to-end impact of its snacks, in 2018, part of the company’s mission to empower people to snack right, according to its 2018 Impact […]

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Coalition of unlikely allies calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy

Coalition of unlikely allies calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy The Washington Post | By Gregory S. Schneider | May 7 RICHMOND — Nine organizations from across the ideological spectrum have formed an unlikely alliance to call for changes in the way Virginians get their electricity, including breaking up the state’s monopoly utilities and letting […]

Comments Off on Historic Ship To Permanently Dock In Alexandria, Expected To Boost Waterfront Businesses   |   General, Virginia Craft Brewers Guild

Historic Ship To Permanently Dock In Alexandria, Expected To Boost Waterfront Businesses

  Historic Ship To Permanently Dock In Alexandria, Expected To Boost Waterfront Businesses Courtesy: Tall Ship Providence Foundation The replica of the Providence that will dock on the Alexandria waterfront September 10, 2018  |  Jon Banister, Washington D.C.  Biz Now Alexandria has been pushing to boost activity along its waterfront to support Old Town’s businesses, […]

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Merck plans $1 billion expansion in Rockingham

Merck plans $1 billion expansion in Rockingham May 6, 2019  |  Virginia Business The pharmaceutical firm Merck & Co. Inc. plans to invest up to $1 billion in stages over the next three years to expand its pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Rockingham County. The Kenilworth, New Jersey-based company will add 120,000 square feet to its existing […]

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Northam appoints GOP Sen. Wagner to be deputy lottery director

Northam appoints GOP Sen. Wagner to be deputy lottery director By Patrick Wilson  |  May 3, 2019  Richmond Times Dispatch Continuing a tradition of lawmakers transitioning into pension-fattening state jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam appointed state Sen. Frank Wagner, R-Virginia Beach — one of four Republican senators who helped Democrats pass Medicaid expansion in 2018 — as […]

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Va. won’t cap CO2 with 9 other states — for now

Va. won’t cap CO2 with 9 other states — for now E&E News | Benjamin Storrow, E&E News reporter | Friday, May 3, 2019 Gov. Ralph Northam signed a budget yesterday barring Virginia from participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a cap-and-trade program encompassing power plants in nine Northeastern states. The move amounted to […]

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Cadence Inc. acquires Connecticut company

Cadence Inc. acquires Connecticut company May 1, 2019   |  Virginia Business Staunton-based Cadence Inc. has acquired the assets of Arcor Laser Services LLC, a laser processing company based in Connecticut. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Cadence is a contract manufacturing firm providing advanced products, technologies and services to medical-device, life science, industrial and […]

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Northam retains GOP language in budget to keep VA out of carbon-reduction plan

Northam retains GOP language in budget to keep Va. out of carbon-reduction plan Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D), center, at a bill-signing ceremony in Richmond last month. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch/AP) By Gregory S. Schneider  |  The Washington Post May 2, 2019 RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam (D) angered environmental groups Thursday by signing off on a state […]

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CRA CEO Named as National Top Entrepreneur and Marshall University Commencement Speaker; Agency wins STS Chairman’s Award

  Please join CRA in congratulating our CEO Susan Lavenski for being recognized as one of the country’s leading entrepreneurs, as she has been named one of Industry Era magazine’s “2019 10 Best Entrepreneurs of the Year.” Susan also will serve as keynote commencement speaker for Marshall University’s 2019 graduation ceremonies next month.  She graduated […]

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Truckmaker Volvo Gains After Profit Surge Offsets Order Slowdown

Truckmaker Volvo Gains After Profit Surge Offsets Order Slowdown Bloomburg | By Niclas Rolander | April 24, 2019 Volvo Group rose after a jump in first-quarter profit helped to quell fears that demand is weakening in key markets. The Swedish truck and construction-equipment manufacturer gained as much as 4.6 percent, the most in almost three months, after […]