March 24, 2017 RSS feed / Business Briefs

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE & DEVELOPMENT CORPS

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Concurrent Technologies Corporation awarded contract to research artificial intelligence

Johnstown, PA – The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) a competitively bid prime $498,000 contract to research artificial intelligence (AI) automation capabilities under the agenc More...

J.C. Blair joins forces to increase colorectal cancer screening rates

Huntingdon, PA – Colorectal cancer screening has been proven to save lives. J.C. More...

United Way organizes ‘Day of Action,’ book drive with volunteers and local charities

Sunbury, Pa – The Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way is working to organize volunteers who will work at nonprofit and human service organizations in Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties for the annual Day of Action event scheduled for Friday, More...

PennDOT plans to invest additional $2.1B for highways and bridges

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) plans to invest more than $2 billion in roadway maintenance and highway and bridge capital projects over the next 10 years through its new Road Maintenance and Preservation (Roa More...

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

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CATA CATA CATA to test zero-emission battery-electric bus

State College, PA – CATA will have on loan from bus manufacturer New Flyer an Xcelsior XE40 zero-emission battery-electric bus from Monday, March 13, through Friday, March 17.  More...

Major manufacturers donate equipment to Penn College

Williamsport, PA – Two U.S. manufacturers donated equipment to Pennsylvania College of Technology, giving its students the opportunity for hands-on training.  More...

Grant to stimulate five- county economy harmed by loss of coal industry

Sunbury, PA – A $471,843 grant was awarded to five central Pennsylvania count ies as part of a recent five-state, $26 million effort to improve the economy of Appalachia’s coal-impacted communities.  More...

Geisinger Health System to hire 2,000 new employees

Danville, PA – Six months after launching a recruitment campaign to hire 1,500 employees, Geisinger Health System has announced further efforts to hire an additional 2,000 new employees in 2017.   More...

US DA accepting funding proposals

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting proposals for up to $75,000 in funding to promote the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in Pennsylvania. More...

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