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Raytheon adds jobs, expands in Forest

FOREST, Mississippi — Defense contractor Raytheon Co. has announced an expansion in Forest that will bring 150 new jobs to the area. Company officials and Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement Monday in Forest. Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems President Rick Yuse says in a news release that the company will add 20,000 square feet to the Forest plant to ...

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Starkville's Wiseman finds way to take his city forward with new high-speed internet fiber

Kansas City, Austin and Provo are doing it with help from Google. Chattanooga and Lafayette, La., did it themselves. Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman wanted it — he just didn’t know how to get it. » READ MORE: C Spire announces announces nine city finalists for new service Then came Sept. 24, and without warning, Wiseman saw a path to bring fiber-optic ...

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C Spire announces announces nine city finalists for new service

RIDGELAND — Nine Mississippi cities have been selected finalists in C Spire’s “Get Fiber First Challenge,” a project to provide homes with Internet and digital television connections that are 100 times faster than the national average. During Monday’s announcement at the C Spire headquarters in Ridgeland, officials explained the next step for the finalists, and unveiled the pricing for the ...

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USM's Polymer Institute signs MOU with WIINTECH

HATTIESBURG — The Mississippi Polymer Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the WIINTECH group, which signifies the first official step in moving local Mississippi businesses toward international collaboration with the companies that are a part of that network. In the spring of 2012, Mississippi Polymer Institute, along with the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at ...

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Siemens puts new assembly line to work, adds 40 jobs

RICHLAND, Mississippi – High voltage transmission equipment maker Siemens Energy Inc. has added 40 jobs after completing a new assembly line for the production of transformers. The expansion created a third shift at the facility here that employs 400 people . The plant, which the company opened in 1973, manufactures Siemens power circuit breakers, voltage regulators, and transformers, as well ...

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Taking the cloud to you — Mobile cloud gives clients a clear view of  Venture Technologies offerings

Ever wonder where your digital data goes when it instantly zips off to the cloud? Well, Venture Technologies can take the cloud to you. The Ridgeland-based IT solutions provider had its mobile cloud on full display last week at its annual Technology Fair at the Country Club of Jackson. Some 24 of Venture’s technology partners participated to display and demonstrate ...

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Mississippi Polymer Institute signs MOU with WIINTECH Cluster in Germany

The Mississippi Polymer Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the WIINTECH group, which signifies the first official step in moving local Mississippi businesses toward international collaboration with the companies that are a part of that network. In the spring of 2012, Mississippi Polymer Institute, along with the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University ...

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SpaceX to test rocket engine at Stennis; administrator praises workers

HANCOCK COUNTY — Private space exploration firm SpaceX will test a methane fueled rocket engine at NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. State and federal officials made the announcement today. Mississippi will spend $500,000 and NASA will spend $600,000 to help upgrade a rocket test stand so it can use methane to fuel SpaceX’s Raptor engine. SpaceX, ...

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