June 22, 2018 – M&T Bank Announces New, Improved Services for Small Businesses
M&T Bank announced today a series of new and upcoming services for its small business customers, including a new online business loan application, new business credit cards and a new business cash management platform.
June 19, 2018 – WV manufacturers report more than 1,000 job openings
An ongoing survey conducted by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) finds that West Virginia manufacturers are in the process of hiring more than 1,000 positions, the majority of which are new jobs.
June 18, 2018 – WVU contributing to development of space economy
The long-term goals of NASA and the role that West Virginia University has to play in reaching those goals were on display at the I-79 Technology Park on Wednesday.
June 13, 2018 – Jason Huffman, Garrett Ballengee: The WV comeback has started (Daily Mail)
West Virginia saw a healthy 2.6 percent GDP growth. Our unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in a decade and West Virginia led the nation in construction job growth in 2017.
June 11, 2018 – Microsoft targets WV for expansion of broadband service
West Virginia is among the states Microsoft is targeting for a rural broadband expansion initiative the company debuted last year.
June 8, 2018 – RCBI forms machinist technology partnership with Pierpont, Marshall
To help provide the state with a larger, more prepared and better educated workforce, the Robert C. Byrd Institute, Marshall University and Pierpont Community & Technical College have joined forces to offer a machinist technology program.
June 6, 2018 – The U.S. Coal Miners That Could Gain From More Chinese Business
China’s offering to buy more American goods in an attempt to shrink its trade deficit with the U.S., according to two people familiar with the matter.
June 4, 2018 – Study ranks WV as having fastest-growing economy
“West Virginia enjoyed the highest economic growth rate of any U.S. state this year,”