Sen. Jon Tester will host another workshop to help Montana contractors and companies compete for federal contracts and create jobs in Montana.
All Montana contractors and businesses are invited to attend the day-long event, scheduled for Feb. 19 at the Best Western GranTree Inn in Bozeman.
Representatives from federal and state agencies will be on hand to [...]
Economic Development Tool Made Available to Montana Communities
(HELENA) – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Montana Department of Commerce, Montana Department of Labor and the Montana Economic Developers Association (MEDA) have partnered to make the BEAR (Business Expansion and Retention) Program available statewide. The Montana BEAR project provides economic development teams with [...]
Stillwater Mining Company reports third quarter production and profits are up. In spite of General Motors and a bad for Montana bankruptcy court ruling the mine is now flourishing. It does help to be the only source of platinum and palladium in the western hemisphere.
Here is a news article and the companies press release:
Profits Surge [...]
Prospera Business Network has been awarded a $750,000 grant to establish the Montana Women’s Business Center in Bozeman, with satellite offices across the state, Prospera and the Montana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced.
By Tribune Staff • September 16, 2009
Great Falls Tribune
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UM brings big dollars for research in to Missoula and Montana in general. That research trickles down into the economy and creates jobs and new opportunities for the state’s residents.
Here is an interesting article about this from the Montanan – UM’s Magazine about the university.
The Ideas Market
UM research brings money, jobs, innovation to state
By Jacob [...]
Profits are at a 28-year high — with prices nearing $50 a ton — thanks in part to a world sugar shortage. Mike Hoffer with Western Sugar Cooperative says farmers in the Billings area are seeing a bumper crop, with an average yield of 31 tons per acre. Complete Story
Published September 14 2009
By: The [...]
Schweitzer said the trip yielded new opportunities and investments in Montana for wind projects in the state.
“It was a great opportunity to build and grow energy business in Montana and create more high-paying jobs for workers in our state,” Schweitzer said.
Schweitzer said European companies are interested in investing in Montana because the state has “some [...]
College of Business News » Six Montana Family Businesses to be Honored on September 25
“It is wonderful to be able to recognize exemplary family businesses that have all shown a commitment to customer service, family values and diversification to satisfy the needs of their markets, often in challenging situations”
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