If you are hunting for a job in Colorado Springs, you are in luck. A veteran company, Entegris, is creating a new facility, and along with it, one hundred new jobs will be created.
The Economic Development Corporation made the announcement this morning at the Antlers Hilton Hotel in... more »
The latest economic reports contain new signs that the recovery remains tepid.
Regional manufacturing indexes in New York and Philadelphia plummeted this month, but a national report showed modest growth in industrial output nationwide.
The government also reported that first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell, but that was... more »
Vestas is looking to hire 182 more workers in Pueblo. This information was announced Tuesday, during a media tour at the wind turbine manufacturing plant, located south of Pueblo. The company is looking for people who are who are skilled in plasma cutting, welding and painting according to Tony Knopp... more »
Several of the nation's largest food companies say they will take 1.5 trillion calories out of their products by 2015 in an effort to reduce childhood obesity.
First lady Michelle Obama announced the move Monday after a coalition of food manufacturers pledged to reduce the calories as part of... more »
The Colorado House has approved and sent to the governor a package of budget-balancing bills taxing everything from candy and soda to online sales.
Lawmakers also approved bills taxing energy used in manufacturing and pesticides, despite fears the taxes will cause layoffs.
The bills approved Tuesday are among... more »
State figures show Colorado exports to other countries fell nearly 25 percent last year during a global recession. The state's director of international trade, Pam Reichert, says exports fell from about $7.7 billion in 2008 to about $5.8 billion last year.
Jim Reis of the World Trade Center in... more »
The Colorado House has given tentative approval to a bill that would eliminate a tax exemption for energy used in manufacturing, transportation and agriculture.
Gov. Bill Ritter proposed going after the tax breaks after the state was forced to cut $2 billion from this year's budget and another $1... more »
Consumers' confidence in the economy falls in September as Americans' worries about job security offset any enthusiasm about the rally in the stock market. The Conference Board says that the Consumer Confidence Index now stands at 53.1, down from the revised 54.5 reading in August. Economists surveyed by Thomson Reuters... more »
During the year of economic meltdown since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Colorado has lost 110,600 jobs, the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment reported Friday. The current statewide unemployment rate is 7.3%. Local numbers are higher--Colorado Springs: 7.6%; Pueblo: 8.0%
The unemployment rate for August is an improvement... more »