Local Business News

June 11, 2018 - 11:11 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Duke Energy has been powering South Carolina for more than a century, and continues to empower the minds of its students and the workforce of the future by investing in innovative education programs and initiatives. Emphasizing the importance of workforce development, literacy...
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June 11, 2018 - 8:48 am
CHARLESTON, SC - June 11, 2018 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced 197,437 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled last month, a record for the month of May and the second-highest month of container traffic in the Port’s history. May TEU volume was 8.2 percent higher than...
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South Carolina Radio Network
June 01, 2018 - 10:57 am
MAY 31, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK A small percentage of Boeing employees at the company’s North Charleston plant have decided to unionize. Roughly 60 percent of the plant’s 169 flight readiness technicians voted Thursday to join the International Association of Machinists. While it’s...
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Brasfield & Gorrie
May 22, 2018 - 5:26 pm
General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie recently began construction on a new manufacturing facility in Anderson for Arthrex Inc.
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Ed Jenson
May 17, 2018 - 2:04 pm
JTEKT North America today announced that it is investing $19.4 million to expand its existing Koyo Bearings production facility in Oconee County. The growth will result in the creation of 56 new jobs. Established in 1960, this manufacturing plant was purchased by JTEKT Group in 2010 and operates as...
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Ed Jenson
May 02, 2018 - 12:20 pm
Lonza, one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenwood County. The company is investing $46 million over the next five years and is expected to generate 30 new jobs as a result...
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South Carolina Radio Network
April 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
The South Carolina Ports Authority is looking to buy land further inland for future expansion.
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SC Ports Authority
April 17, 2018 - 10:48 am
APRIL 16, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK South Carolina ports officials used two massive container cranes to break a ceremonial ribbon Monday for a new inland facility in Dillon. The $50 million Inland Port Dillon — what the State Ports Authority is calling a rail cargo transfer terminal — is...
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Roger Davis
April 03, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Another day, another data breach. Recent news about cybercriminals obtaining more than 5 million credit card numbers from high-end U.S. retailers joined a series of major hacks and online data breaches. In 2017 alone, roughly 143 million U.S. adults, were hit by some form of malware, virus, spyware...
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March 26, 2018 - 10:56 am
President and CEO of the South Carolina State Ports Authority Jim Newsome told the Senate Finance Committee carriers are using much bigger cargo ships and impacting all ports across the country.
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