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Canfield will leave Department of Commerce

After 12 years at the helm of Alabama’s Department of Commerce, Greg Canfield will retire as secretary of the department at the end of the year

Federal grant supports water tank for Novelis plant

North Baldwin Utilities in Bay Minette has received a $2.5 million federal grant to build a 2-million-gallon water tank and other water infrastructure

Spotlight on Limestone & Morgan: Economic Engines

Aerospace and aviation, metals, chemicals, automotive and more make up Limestone and Morgan counties' economies.

Spotlight on Houston & Henry: Economic Engines

Agribusiness, aviation, manufacturing, logistics, retail and more make up Houston and Henry counties' economies.

27 Gulf Coast projects receive $67M in GoMESA funding

More than $67 million will go to 27 Gulf Coast projects, thanks to funding from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, or GoMESA

Birmingham Business Alliance hires national group to promote region

The Birmingham Business Alliance has hired a national economic development and destination marketing firm to market the region in the year ahead

A modern marina in Bayou La Batre

Developing the new City Docks project should benefit both residents and tourists.

Spotlight on Mobile County: Economic Engines

Aerospace, aviation, chemicals, health care, logistics and more make up Mobile's economy.

Finalists for Cycle 2 of Alabama Launchpad named

Eleven companies will participate in the concept and early seed stages for a combined $75,000.

Alabama honored for 2022 economic development success

Alabama has been selected for Area Development’s Silver Shovel Award, recognizing economic development success in 2022

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