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Friday, May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The U.S. Environmental Protection agency today posted on its website a 20-page “Finding of Violation” that states Heritage Thermal Services Inc., operators of the hazardous waste incinerator in East Liverpool, released toxic chemicals into the air nearly 200 times over a four-year period. The toxic emissions occurred because of equipment failures […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The U.S. Environmental Protection agency today posted on its website a 20-page “Finding of Violation” that states Heritage Thermal Services Inc., operators of the hazardous waste incinerator in East Liverpool, released toxic chemicals into the air nearly 200 times over a four-year period. The toxic emissions occurred because of equipment failures […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Local educators are being invited to participate in the Educator in the Manufacturing Workplace program this summer to help them bring real-world experience into the classroom. Participants will attend a four-hour orientation, complete 32 hours of on-site job shadowing at a local manufacturer between June 19 and August 7, and create and […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shell Chemicals, the division of Royal Dutch Shell that may build a $4 billion ethane cracker plant in Monaco, Pa., has completed front-end engineering design work and “is expected to make a final investment decision soon,” reports IHS Chemical Week. The trade journal said it interviewed the executive vice president of Shell […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

WARREN, Mich. – General Motors Co. announced Thursday that it will invest $1 billion in its Warren Technical Center campus, creating approximately 2,600 new jobs to support future business growth at the National Historic Landmark site. The multiyear project includes new construction, renovations of some existing facilities and expansion of some operations. It begins this […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio — Residential growth, accompanied by measured commercial development, is steadily changing the landscape of Canfield Township. Simultaneously, this part of Mahoning County remains a staunchly rural community with thousands of acres preserved as productive farmland. New housing starts command the most interest when it comes to construction in the township, says zoning inspector […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In seven years, the Student Investment Fund at Youngstown State University has seen the portfolio managed grow to more than $1 million from $250,000. The fund itself was created in 2008 with an initial portfolio of $250,000 that the YSU Foundation provided. The foundation gave 10 students, all enrolled in the Williamson […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

LISBON, Ohio — The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center is partnering with the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative to offer a one-year machining program for adults beginning this fall. This entry-level machining program focuses on the skills needed in manual machining. Within a year, students will earn industry recognized credentials from the National Institute for Machining […]

Friday, May 15, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Representatives from companies across northeastern Ohio gathered at the Youngstown State Thursday to get a sample of the latest trends in high technology and how it can boost or kill their businesses. The Tech Belt Technology Summit, held the third year in a row at the YSU College of Business Administration, is […]

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