Columbia Real Estate Update 9-6-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / SEPT. 6, 2011
Bonds for Fort Jackson housing project under review
Fitch Ratings says it needs updated information from developer of 850-unit housing project for troops and their families that’s under construction.
USC included in grant for carbon capture technology
W. R. Grace & Co. has been selected for a three-year, $3 million federal grant to develop advanced post-combustion technologies for capturing carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants. The research team includes University of South Carolina researcher John Shafer, whose specialty is solving groundwater problems.
DHEC chief announces plan to retire
Earl Hunter, Commissioner of the S. C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Friday that he plans to retire from the agency on February 1, 2012.
Don’t miss the Power Hour
There is still time to purchase tickets for the Columbia Regional Business Reports first Power Hour event. Economic development in the Midlands will be the topic of discussion. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites on Greystone Boulevard from 5:30-7 p.m on Thursday. The panelists are: Bobby Hitt, S.C. Secretary of Commerce; Mike Briggs, president and CEO of Central SC Alliance; George Fletcher, executive director of New Carolina: South Carolina’s Council on Competitiveness; and Ann Marie Stieritz, director of business solutions Innovista.
Midlands Job Fair returning to Columbia
Local employers and job seekers will have the opportunity to connect Nov. 5 at the Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Dr.
Job of the Week
Education Inc. is seeking a part-time special education-certified teacher at a a medical facility in Charleston, S.C. The position featuares daytime hours and no minimum hours of teaching. There are no benefits offered. You must have certification in Special Education in South Carolina.Learn more or apply here.
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