Author: Daja Dial

Koyo Builds Workforce with Tri-County Graduates

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Koyo Builds Workforce with Tri-County Graduates As a growing number of its longtime associates move toward retirement, Koyo Bearings in West Union is preparing for the transition by steadily building its pipeline of skilled employees with Tri-County Technical College graduates. “We communicate with the Career Center and...

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What are speculative buildings?

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What are speculative buildings? By Richard K. Blackwell   Speculative buildings are built in anticipation of the growth of a community. Based on the outlined plan for a city, county or region, a speculative building is an economic development tool to entice a potential plant expansion or usher...

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RBC Aerostructures Growing its Oconee County Operations

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For Immediate Release April 10, 2018 RBC Aerostructures Growing its Oconee County Operations Company investing $3.8 million in manufacturing facility expansion   COLUMBIA, S.C. – RBC Aerostructures, a provider of control rods and precision machined parts to aerospace and defense customers, is expanding its existing Oconee County operations. The company’s...

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Santee Cooper Approves $3 Million Industrial Development Loan to Benefit Oconee County

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For Immediate Release Media Contact: Nicole Aiello Corporate Communications 843-761-8000 ext. 7030 nicole.aiello@santeecooper.com   Santee Cooper Approves $3 Million Industrial Development Loan to Benefit Oconee County   MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – March 21,2018 – Santee Cooper has approved a $3 million loan to the Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) for a 50,000-square-foot industrial speculative building...

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Oconee Ally Contest Announced

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Oconee Ally Contest Announced The Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) has created a NEW contest involving their digital ambassador program with cash prizes to help spread the economic development news shared from the OEA. Spanning March 20th to November 9th, the three allies with the most points will...

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