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VMAPAC Industrial Strength Leadership Award Winners

                    PRESS RELEASE   DATE: October 30, 2019                                                    CONTACT:  Kimberly Noonan, 804. 643.7489     VMAPAC 2019 Industrial Strength Leadership Awards […]

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DEQ Completes Recycling Rate Study

DEQ Completes Recycling Rate Study SD7 – Recycling in Virginia: An Evaluation of Recycling Rates and Recommendations (Chapter 615, 2018 Acts of Assembly) Published: 2019 Author: Department of Environmental Quality Enabling Authority: Chapter 615 Enactment Clause 2. (Regular Session 2018) Executive Summary: The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was directed to conduct an evaluation of recycling rates in […]

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The state of recycling in Virginia: It may not be going where you think

The state of recycling in Virginia: It may not be going where you think By Katherine Hafner  |  The Virginia-Pilot A few years ago when you tossed your cardboard boxes from Amazon into the recycling bin, there’s a good chance they eventually traveled thousands of miles and half a world away to China. That changed early […]

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Virginia: New processes helps industrial sector reduce energy use by 20%

Virginia: New processes helps industrial sector reduce energy use by 20% New processes and technologies have helped the industrial sector in Virginia advance and improve energy efficiency, according to an analysis released by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). Commercial and industrial consumers in Virginia reduced their energy consumption by 20% between 1990 and 2017. Families, small […]

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Gregory T. DeCinque: Designate October to celebrate manufacturing

Gregory T. DeCinque: Designate October to celebrate manufacturing By: Gregory DeCinque  |  The Virginia Pilot THE KIDS ARE starting to get it. When will parents? “It” is the idea that the path to career success and security does not necessarily run through a four-year school or a so-called “prestige” occupation. Not long ago, Quentin Kidd, director […]

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Consumer Group Finds Virginia’s Emissions Have Fallen by 89% Amid Increasing Energy Demand

Consumer Group Finds Virginia’s Emissions Have Fallen by 89% Amid Increasing Energy Demand Richmond, VA – Emissions in Virginia have fallen by as much as 89 percent since 1990, even as the Commonwealth’s increasing energy needs have been met with greater oil and natural gas use and new utility infrastructure, a Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) analysis released today finds. The […]

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Navy awards BWXT $806M contract

Navy awards BWXT $806M contract by Richard Foster  |  Virginia Business The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program has awarded a contract with options totaling about $806 million to a subsidiary of Lynchburg-based BWX Technologies Inc., the company announced Thursday. Related to a previous $2.1 billion contract, the newly awarded contract to BWXT Nuclear Operations Group Inc. […]

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Press Release: Hopewell/Prince George Chamber Kicks Off Virginia Manufacturing Appreciation Week with Artober

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 30, 2019 Contact:         Becky McDonough (804) 541-2461 becky@hpgchamber.org Hopewell/Prince George Chamber Kicks Off Virginia Manufacturing Appreciation Week with Artober Sponsored by AdvanSix Hopewell/Prince George, Va. – On October 1, 2019 the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce will delight the community with the first in a series of cultural arts […]

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Drug Price Controls Threaten Innovation and Patient Health

Drug Price Controls Threaten Innovation and Patient Health By NAM News Room | September 18, 2019 The United States has a long history of medical and pharmaceutical innovation. Yet, some policymakers have suggested imposing top-down regulations or pricing rules to reduce drug prices that would put this innovation at risk. National Association of Manufacturers Vice President […]

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BWXT hiring 60 workers to expand its existing TRISO nuclear fuel production

BWXT hiring 60 workers to expand its existing TRISO nuclear fuel production by Elizabeth Tyree  |  Thursday, October 3rd 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — BWX Technologies Inc. announced Wednesday that it is in the process of restarting its existing TRISO nuclear fuel production line and is planning to expand its existing capacity within approximately 12 […]