Monthly Archives: October 2013

Missouri University of Science and Technology gets grant for solar education

Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive about $4.3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to support innovative solar energy research and development. The funds will be used to ... Read More

MU wins training grant connected to modular reactors

While Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse Electric continue to wait for a multimillion-dollar federal grant to develop a new nuclear reactor design, the University of Missouri just won some cash to start ... Read More

Number of St. Louis tech jobs rises by 22 percent

Missouri was the fastest growing state for tech employment in 2012, according to Dice.com’s analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And it appears as if the state is ... Read More

AT&T to hire 65 people for Joplin Call Center

AT&T announced today that it will hire 65 additional people for its Joplin Call Center by the end of the year, according to Katie Nagus, company spokesperson. The jobs are for ... Read More

Two St. Joseph Employers Adding Substantial Jobs

System and Services Technology, Inc. and USA 800, two prominent employers in St. Joseph, both recently announced substantial hiring sprees taking place at their respective companies. System and Services Technology, Inc. ... Read More

Pharmaceutical research company plans to create 320 jobs at facility in St. Charles

Pharma Medica Research, Inc., a contract research organization serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, plans to make a $30.8 million capital investment and create 320 jobs at its first U.S. facility ... Read More

Enterprise Holdings to hire 11,000, including 500 in St. Louis

Clayton-based Enterprise Holdings, the nation’s largest rental car company, will hire 11,000 new full-time workers by mid 2014, including about 500 in St. Louis, according to company officials. The hiring is ... Read More

Monsanto’s Billion-Dollar Bet Brings Big Data to the Farm

Monsanto (MON) has agreed to acquire the Climate Corp. for $930 million. The real stunner of a deal marks one of the largest buys of a new-era data analytics company. Climate ... Read More

State training resources help international animal health company train more than 400 employees

Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., a global leader in the animal health industry headquartered in St. Joseph, to discuss how the state’s newly redesigned workforce development programs ... Read More

State training resources help Joplin company invest and compete globally, Gov. Nixon announces

Gov. Jay Nixon today visited CD Aviation Services in Joplin to discuss how the state’s newly redesigned workforce training programs will help this leading aviation repair and overhaul services firm provide ... Read More

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