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UTAH’S EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY: APRIL 2015

May 22 2015 - 11:00 am
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UTAH’S EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY: APRIL 2015 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for April 2015 grew by an estimated 4.0 percent, adding 52,500 jobs to the economy as compared to April 2014. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,347,700. April’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior three months of 2015 at 3.4 percent….


Recipients of State TCIP Grant to Participate in StartupUtah “Pitch Day”

May 21 2015 - 9:52 am
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News Release For Immediate Release May 21, 2015 Contact: Michael Sullivan, Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Recipients of State TCIP Grant to Participate in StartupUtah “Pitch Day” Nineteen startup companies will present their new technologies to the public SALT LAKE CITY, UT—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and StartupUtah are pleased to announce the first…


Utah Launches Nation’s First Comprehensive Economic Development Map

May 18 2015 - 9:35 am
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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 18, 2015 Contact: Kelleigh Cole Manager, Utah Broadband Outreach Center Governor’s Office of Economic Development 801-538-8831 kcole@utah.gov Utah Launches Nation’s First Comprehensive Economic Development Map The site showcases Utah’s “Fastest Internet in the West,” along with key infrastructure information. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH— Today, the Governor’s Office of Economic…


Site Selection Magazine – May 2015

May 15 2015 - 4:02 pm

View the newest issue of Site Selection magazine. There’s an excellent article titled “A lot of common sense things” on our state. Turn to page 119 to read.


Box Elder, Utah, P&G Manufacturing Facility to Expand

May 14 2015 - 1:28 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release May 14, 2015 Contact: Michael Sullivan GOED 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Jeff LeRoy Procter & Gamble 513-983-0466 leroy.jh@pg.com Box Elder, Utah, P&G Manufacturing Facility to Expand Will bring more than $400 million in capital investment and up to 200 jobs. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH —The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board announced…


EMC to Expand its Utah Operations Again

May 14 2015 - 1:20 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release May 14, 2015 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Christine Carosella, EMC Public Relations 508-249-1855 Christine.carosella@emc.com EMC to Expand its Utah Operations Again The company’s latest expansion will create 700 jobs. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH —EMC Corporation, along with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board, announced…


ABC TV Series, “OIL” to Begin Production

May 14 2015 - 11:00 am
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News Release For Immediate Release May 14, 2015 Contact: Ricardo Flores, Utah Film Commission 801-538-8740 rcflores@utah.gov ABC TV Series, “OIL” to Begin Production Starring Don Johnson, Chace Crawford and Rebecca Rittenhouse, the ABC series could have a significant impact to the state Salt Lake City, UT – ABC has announced that the television show “OIL”…


Community Magazine – Val Hale

May 14 2015 - 8:37 am

Upbeat and positive is how Val Hale describes himself. “But no, I wouldn’t call myself an extrovert,” he says. “I’m not the type of person who lights up the room.” And yet, as the new executive director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, he has a very extroverted job.


Utah at Top in Nation for Upward Income Mobility

May 08 2015 - 11:26 am
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News Release For Immediate Release May 8, 2015 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Utah at Top in Nation for Upward Income Mobility Duchesne County in top 5 of all U.S. counties SALT LAKE CITY, UT— According to new findings by The Equal Opportunity Project at Harvard University, upward mobility for low-income children…


Students get glimpse of clean energy in action

May 06 2015 - 2:17 pm
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A Scatec news release estimated 350 to 400 jobs are created over the course of the yearlong project with 85 percent of them hired from local laborers. The company estimates it will produce enough energy to prevent 145 thousand tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually, or 156 million tons of coal that will not be burned…