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Apr 19, 2019

Pacon Manufacturing’s plans to open a facility in Brunswick County received a major boost this week when the state's Rural Infrastructure Authority approved a $700,000 grant to support renovation of the former U.S. Marine facility in Navassa, where Pacon will locate. The grant requires a 5% local match from the county, totaling $35,000. Renovation expenses ...

Apr 19, 2019

Honeywell International Inc., and International Paper Co. will clean up contaminated soils and sediments at the LCP-Holtrachem plant in Riegelwood, according to a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday. The LCP-Holtrachem site is 24 acres adjacent to the Cape Fear River at 636 John Riegel Road in Columbus ...

Apr 19, 2019

Navigating New Traffic Solutions

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 19, 2019

As the area continues to attract new residents and businesses, as well as bumper crops of tourists, the challenge of improving traffic flow increases.   Upgrading the street infrastructure is especially difficult in Wilmington, which is an “old town,” according to NCDOT’s Benjamin Hughes, district engineer for the department’s local District ...

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Posted Apr 1, 2019
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Apr 19, 2019

MADE: GE's 50 Years In Wilmington

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 19, 2019

GE HITACHI NUCLEAR ENERGY 3901 Castle Hayne Road, Wilmington     No. of employees: Approximate employment at the GE Wilmington site (including GE Aviation) is 2,800   Year founded: GE’s work with nuclear power dates to the mid-1950s. In 1957, a GE boiling water reactor became the first privately owned and operated nuclear power plant to d ...

Apr 10, 2019

Cucalorus Signs 2 Additional Major Sponsors For 2019

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 10, 2019

An increase in funding from two major sponsors this year will allow Cucalorus to explore bigger ideas and create some concrete ways to enhance the visitor experience. New Hanover Regional Medical Center, which formerly was a $10,000 Innovation level sponsor, has doubled its contribution level to become a Visionary Sponsor of this fall’s event, at which Cucalorus F ...

Apr 10, 2019

Op-ed: Trees Are Environmental, Economic Assets

By Constance N. Parker, posted Apr 10, 2019

The Alliance for Cape Fear Trees and 18 other local organizations and businesses are concerned that rapid growth and development are having a negative impact on the area’s environmental and economic health because of the loss of mature trees and natural habitat. The concerns have been communicated in writing to the Wilmington City Council and the New Hanover County C ...

Apr 5, 2019

A manufacturer plans to start operations in Brunswick County, bringing nearly 300 jobs to a long-shuttered facility in Navassa, officials announced Friday.   New Jersey-based Pacon Manufacturing Corp. intends to invest $37.6 million at the former U.S. Marine building on Quality Drive, which has been vacant since 2008.          ...

Apr 4, 2019

Wilmington-based Markraft Cabinets has been acquired by Artisan Design Group (ADG), a supplier of floor products and services, in a deal that will add more products to ADG’s product portfolio and allow Markraft to expand to other markets, according to a news release. With the acquisition, which closed Monday for an undisclosed amount, Markraft will retain its name ...

Apr 4, 2019

Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to announce Friday which New Jersey-based business plans to bring more than 200 jobs to the northern Brunswick County town of Navassa. Dana Fisher, executive director of the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, said officials have been invited to an event just before noon Friday at the anticipated site of the announcement and the propert ...

Apr 1, 2019

The United Kingdom is an important trading partner for North Carolina, so the ultimate nature of the U.K.’s exit from the European Union could have consequences for the state. That was one point that Andrew Terrell emphasized in a talk he gave Monday to a roomful of business, education and local government leaders in Wilmington City Council Chambers at City Hall. ...

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