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Advanced Manufacturing Hub step closer with State funds

The Cedar Valley TechWorks is one step closer to becoming the physical location of an Advanced Manufacturing Hub for the region and state thanks to legislation adopted this week. Nearly $4 million was included in Iowa Economic Development Authority appropriations for the project. ...

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Iowa DNR Chapter 133 Discussion

From Rick Allely, PDI's Representative to the Iowa DNR Committee Blake Birkel, PE in our Environmental Department and myself attended the Chapter 133 meeting at the Iowa DNR with a total of 38 people attending the meeting. ...

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UNI’s Advance Iowa program showcased at national entrepreneurial event

The Advance Iowa program, a new initiative from the University of Northern Iowa was highlighted and showcased at the 2013 National Economic Gardening Conference on June 6, in Kansas City....

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Notice of Funding Availability: Rail Revolving Loan and Grant Program

The Rail Revolving Loan and Grant (RRLG) Program provides financial assistance to improve rail facilities that will create jobs, spur economic activity and improve the rail transportation system in Iowa. ...

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Iowa's Creative Corridor Announces Contract with Site Location Partnership

The Iowa City Area Development Group and the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance have entered into an agreement for targeted industry attraction services with Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based corporate site selection and economic development consulting firm....

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Written by ICAD
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