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Celebrating diverse leaders in Birmingham

The Minority Business Awards recognizes the achievements of business leaders in the Magic City.

Clark Gas to expand at South Thomasville Industrial Park

Clark Gas Co.'s $10 million investment in Thomasville will create up to 40 new jobs over three years.

Guest Column: Let’s accomplish our goal of high-speed internet for all Alabamians

The Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund is critically important in allowing us to hit the gaps in providing all of Alabama with high-speed internet access.

Guest Column: Alabama needs a biotech training center to support a vital, growing industry

A biotech training center and research and development corridors could unlock a growing economic sector in Alabama.

Chart Industries expands in Mobile County

Chart Industries new plant in Theodore will make super-size cryogenic tanks.

Report: 2023 economic development projects will inject $6 billion in Alabama communities

Alabama’s New & Expanding Industry Announcements report for 2023 shows that 184 projects in 43 counties in 2023 resulted in the creation of 8,095 jobs.

Startup competition set for North Alabama

Applications for Singing River Launch Tank are open through March 31.

Mobile Airport receives $2M for land acquisition

Land will be used for light industrial development surrounding the new Mobile International Airport.

SEED grants will help develop industrial sites across Alabama

Alabama’s first SEEDS grants, totaling more than $30 million, will be used to help develop industry-ready sites across the state

Conecuh Sausage plans $58 million expansion

The new facility in Andalusia will create 110 jobs and help the company meet demand for its products.

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