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Comments Off on Stewart Tool Company to invest $9.1M in new manufacturing facility, creating 22 new jobs in Fluvanna County   |   General

Stewart Tool Company to invest $9.1M in new manufacturing facility, creating 22 new jobs in Fluvanna County

Stewart Tool Company to invest $9.1M in new manufacturing facility, creating 22 new jobs in Fluvanna County Stewart Tool Company will invest $9.1 million to establish its first East Coast manufacturing operation in Fluvanna County. The company will renovate the former Kloeckner Metals facility at 61 Edgecomb Road in Troy. Virginia successfully competed with Maryland […]

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SunCoke Energy to invest $50M in Buchanan County operation

SunCoke Energy to invest $50M in Buchanan County operation SunCoke Energy will invest $50 million in its manufacturing operation in Buchanan County to refurbish the facility as well as perform upgrades to enable the production of foundry coke. Virginia successfully competed with Ohio for the project, which will retain approximately 100 jobs. “SunCoke Energy has […]

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State OK’s rate increase for Appalachian Power

State OK’s rate increase for Appalachian Power Bills for an average residential customer of Appalachian Power Co. will go up by about $11 a month, effective July 1. The State Corporation Commission on Tuesday approved a request by Appalachian to raise the rate it charges to cover transmission costs for the electricity it delivers to […]

Comments Off on Governor Northam Lifts Mask Mandate to Align with CDC Guidance, Announces Virginia to End COVID-19 Mitigation Measures on May 28   |   COVID19

Governor Northam Lifts Mask Mandate to Align with CDC Guidance, Announces Virginia to End COVID-19 Mitigation Measures on May 28

Governor Northam Lifts Mask Mandate to Align with CDC Guidance, Announces Virginia to End COVID-19 Mitigation Measures on May 28 Commonwealth has administered nearly 7 million vaccines, 63 percent of Virginia adults have received at least one dose. RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today lifted Virginia’s universal indoor mask mandate to align with new guidance from the […]

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Governor Northam Declares State of Emergency After Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Cyberattack

Governor Northam Declares State of Emergency After Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Cyberattack RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today signed Executive Order Seventy-Eight declaring a state of emergency in Virginia to address gasoline supply disruptions throughout the Commonwealth. On May 7, 2021, the Colonial Pipeline system, which is the primary fuel source for many Virginia retailers, reported a ransomware […]

Comments Off on A fair trade? U.S.-China tensions still impact Va. economy   |   General

A fair trade? U.S.-China tensions still impact Va. economy

A fair trade? U.S.-China tensions still impact Va. economy While President Joe Biden will likely strike a more diplomatic tone with China than his predecessor, economists and other observers believe the United States’ rocky trade relationship with its biggest economic rival will remain contentious — which will impact Virginia’s economy. Under former President Donald Trump, […]

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Manufacturing facility in Rockbridge County to produce 60 jobs

Manufacturing facility in Rockbridge County to produce 60 jobs RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday the Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD) will establish a manufacturing facility in Rockbridge County with an investment of $7 million, according to a press release. The company will convert its former warehouse on Collierstown Road into an operation producing highly engineered […]

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Governor Northam Updates Mask Guidance to Align with CDC Changes

Governor Northam Updates Mask Guidance to Align with CDC Changes RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today amended Executive Order Seventy-Two to adopt new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on mask use in outdoor settings. The CDC guidelines state that fully vaccinated individuals do not have to wear masks outdoors when alone or in small […]

Comments Off on As it takes up another contentious permit, air board wrestles with public engagement   |   Environmental

As it takes up another contentious permit, air board wrestles with public engagement

As it takes up another contentious permit, air board wrestles with public engagement Just months after an eight-hour meeting to consider a controversial air permit for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board is readying itself for another marathon session to consider granting an air permit to a compressor station that […]

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Center for Innovative Technology names president, CEO

Center for Innovative Technology names president, CEO Former state Secretary of Commerce and Trade Bob Stolle to replace Ed Albrigo The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced Friday it has promoted former state Secretary of Commerce and Trade Robert J. “Bob” Stolle as its new president and CEO, replacing Ed Albrigo. A not-for-profit corporation […]