Posts Tagged ‘quality’

Airport project resumes with new contractor on board

by Associated Press Published: November 1,2012

Tags: airport, asphalt, builder, building, construction, contractor, dispute, quality, runway, travel

JACKSON — Work has resumed on a runway at Mississippi’s busiest passenger airport after a dispute with the contractor brought construction to a standstill last year. The project to remove bad clay and repave one of two runways at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport stalled over a disagreement about the quality of the asphalt being […] [...]

MDEQ lifts post-Isaac closure on stretch of beach

HARRISON COUNTY — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has lifted a beach closure issued Aug. 31 for a portion of the beach in Harrison County. The stretch of beach is at Station 11A, Edgewater Beach, which extends from Debuys Road on the west to Edgewater Avenue on the east. MDEQ issued a closure for […] [...]

Study: Recalls had little or no effect on Toyota’s brand

by MBJ Staff Published: February 21,2012

Tags: automakers, automobiles, Automotive, brand, Cars, marketing, quality, recalls, safety, trucks, vans, vehicles

A study from North Carolina State University shows that Toyota’s safety-related recalls that began in 2009 made little to no impact on how consumers perceived the brand. “These findings highlight the importance of establishing and maintaining a reputation for quality,” says Dr. Robert Hammond, an assistant professor of economics at NC State and lead author […] [...]

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