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Columbia Real Estate Update 12-23-2011

Posted By: Craig Summerall In: Columbia SC Business News
Date: Fri, Dec 23rd 2011 1:47 pm

TODAY'S HEADLINES | DEC. 23, 2011

Climax Global Energy plans new Barnwell facility

The new state-of-the-art plastics-to-oil recycling facility in Barnwell County will comprise a $5 million investment that is expected to generate 20 new jobs.

State’s metro areas hottest for jobs

While November’s employment report offered good news statewide, it highlighted differences in South Carolina’s three metro areas versus rural communities.The report showed jobless rates in the Charleston, Columbia and Greenville metro regions were at least 2 percentage points below the state average of 9.9%, according to the Department of Employment and Workforce.

Trulite hydrocell lights up DOE Christmas party

A portable hydrocell unit made by Columbia-based Trulite powered the Christmas tree lights and other decorations at the U.S. Department of Energy’s annual holiday party in Washington, D.C.

USC colon cancer researcher receives honors

Frank Berger, professor in the USC Department of Biological Sciences and director of USC’s Center for Colon Cancer Research, has been honored with a national award for developing a statewide outreach program to help prevent colon cancer.

List of the Week

Get information about top businesses in the region through the Business Report's online lists. Sample the list of banks ranked by Midlands market share here or browse the main research page here. Each week, the Daily Report offers a new featured list for readers.

Job of the Week

Verizon Wireless is seeking a full-time retail sales representative. Qualified candidates will have at least one to two years of sales experience in a commission environment. A college degree and bilingual Spanish skills are a plus. Learn more or apply here.

 

 

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