Yearly Archives: 2013

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’s analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And it appears as if the state is ... Read More

Moonrise Hotel to power rooftop space using solar panels

Joe Edwards’ Moonrise Hotel along the Delmar Loop will soon have a new event space topped with a roof made of 107 solar panels. Microgrid Solar installed the glass solar panels ... 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

Lee’s Summit steel supplier will double in size

Lee’s Summit-based steel supplier T&W Steel is constructing a 20,000-square-foot warehouse on its property. This will be the third and largest building for T&W Steel on its property at 1612 S.W. ... Read More

Missouri Cities Rank High in Best-Performing Small Cities Index

Columbia ranked in the top 10 and St. Joseph in the top 30 in Milken Institute’s 2012 Best-Performing Cities index, which examines jobs, pay and the technology sector to determine which ... Read More

Goebel expands into commercial furniture

A measure of Martin Goebel’s business success is the number of trees his company consumes. “This year we’ll harvest about 50 trees,” he said. “Last year we harvested 10.” The figures ... Read More

AgBiTech opens new laboratory at University of Missouri

AgBiTech, an Australian company focused on developing innovative, high-quality products to make farming a more profitable and sustainable, has opened a research laboratory to develop new biological solutions for key insect ... Read More

Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska health information exchanges successfully communicate

In what might be a first, three state health information organizations, namely Missouri Health Connection (MHC), the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII) and the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN), have connected ... Read More