Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Associated Builders and Contractors’

Why some dropped or dropped off Mississippi 100

The biggest challenge of the Mississippi 100 is finding out who the prospects are. “We have a lot of suspects and we have to find out the prospects,” Mississippi 100 researcher Wally Northway said. Almost every year there are new companies added and old companies removed based on their earnings or corporate changes. “One of […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: Vocational education a large part of construction business

by Alan Turner Published: February 27,2011

Tags: Buddy Edens, Mississippi Associated Builders and Contractors

MABC’s Edens says four-year university isn’t for everyone Very few people in the Magnolia State would quibble over the importance of education to the state’s future well-being, progress and prosperity.  As we all know, Mississippi gets too much negative press around the United States when it comes to education. Generally, when it comes to a […] [...]

It’s the economy

Mississippi’s bankers and lenders can’t seem to get out of each other’s way as state appears to be late in the recession and out Late both coming and going — that’s how economists of the future will detail Mississippi’s experience with the Great Recession. While tardy to settle into the economic slump that beset much […] [...]

Basu: Key is ‘stimulus, stimulus, stimulus’

With 2011 less than 60 days away, Mississippi’s builders and contractors must get accustomed to a less-than-inspiring prediction for next year’s business climate: ”Less worse but certainly not terrific.” “Less worse” came as close to actual encouragement as economist Anirban Basu could get in a presentation to several hundred members of the Mississippi Associated Builders […] [...]

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