Monthly Archives: September 2011

Missouri colleges get grant to train 4,600 health care workers

Missouri’s 13 community and technical colleges have received a $20 million federal grant to train as many as 4,600 people for careers in health care. Gov. Jay Nixon announced the MoHealthWINS ... Read More

AT&T to invest $20 million in Bridgeton facilities

AT&T Inc. announced this morning that it will spend more than $20 million on infrastructure upgrades at two facilities in Bridgeton. The company also said it has nearly completed the hiring of 64 additional technicians in the Bridgeton area to support the growth of its U-verse services. AT&T is upgrading a work center at 3746 Pennridge Drive that will house U-verse technicians and management teams. The company also is renovating a data center building at 12976 Hollenberg Drive that the company said it is purchasing after having leased it for 20 years. ... Read More

BJC, Wash. U join $30 million commitment to new bioscience group

The Coalition for Plant and Life Sciences if evolving into BioSTL, a new organization to promote the growth of bioscience business in the St. Louis area, and has received an initial ... Read More

Alliant Techsystems gets $59M contract for U.S. Army ammunition

Alliant Techsystems Inc.has received a contract worth at least $58.7 million to provide the U.S. Army with ammunition. The contract was awarded to Alliant Techsystems’ Integrated Weapons Systems Division in Mesa, ... Read More

Missouri education gets good grades in national report

Missouri’s report card doesn’t look too bad. The U.S. Department of Education’s State of the States in Education report shows 83 percent of high school students are graduating, well above the ... Read More

Nationwide to buy Harleysville for $760 million

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co said it will acquire Harleysville Group for about $760 million to expand its reach in commercial insurance lines of business and add capacity on the U.S. East ... Read More