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APS seeks partners to develop industrial solar-generation facility in Red Rock

To test-market new large-scale solar installations for Arizona that could potentially be developed as commercial partnerships, Arizona Public Service Company (APS) issued a request for proposals (RFP) late last week from potential development partners.

Industrial Nanotech opens office to support Arizona homebuilders

Industrial Nanotech Inc., an emerging research and solutions provider in the homebuilding industry, yesterday announced the firm’s newest office will open in Phoenix to serve the area with the company’s proprietary wall and roof products.

Sun Orchard appoints two to executive leadership posts

Sun Orchard, a supplier of juice and beverage products to the food service and mixology industries with a growing product portfolio of natural culinary solutions, announced two key appointments today from its Tempe headquarters.

Mohave State Bank reports retirement of two founding board members

Citing a pair of longtime board members as “pillars of success” for Mohave State Bank, the firm’s holding company announced yesterday in Lake Havasu City the recent retirement of two key leaders.

MedPro Waste Disposal teams with Arizona Pharmacy Association for exclusive member services

Under an agreement with the Arizona Pharmacy Association (APA), MedPro Waste Disposal LLC has become the association’s preferred provider of medical waste disposal, pharmaceutical disposal and OSHA compliance training services, MedPro announced today from Naperville, Illinois, headquarters.

Arizona Public Service retains AECOM for Four Corners power plant retrofit

California firm to engineer, procure and construct plant equipment for New Mexico station

New Arizona Office of Tourism exec helps plot marketing strategy

Travel and tourism are crucial to the state’s economic success, Stephanie Dowling, the new deputy director for the Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) -- the only statewide marketing agency promoting the Grand Canyon State -- said.

Arizona breweries score big at Great American Beer Festival

The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild announced that of over 1,500 entrants vying for 275 awards, four Arizona breweries won medals at the Great American Beer Festival Saturday in Denver.

APS agrees not to raise rates if 'cost of service' hearings on solar power are held

In fairness to customers and to uphold Arizona's leadership in solar power, Arizona Public Service Company (APS) asked the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) late last week to hold “cost of service” hearings, postponing its previously requested grid-access fee increase.

Bank 34 expands in Arizona and names new director

Mortgage lending specialist Bank 34 said it has opened new branches in Arizona and New Mexico and named Jim Lyddon as director of residential lending to oversee the expansion. "This strategic step is consistent with our 80-year history of continually seeking to prudently expand our mortgage financing footprint geographically and competitively,” Bank 34 CEO Jill Gutierrez said.

Metso comes to Mesa, reflecting commitment to customer proximity

Metso Corp., a Finnish mining and aggregates industries and flow control firm, launched a Mesa, Arizona office with a grand opening Sept. 18 officiated by Metso's President for Mining and Aggregates Services Perttu Louhiluoto.

Nobilis Health expands hospital network to Phoenix area

Nobilis Health Corp. announced today its intention to jointly own and oversee the former Freedom Pain Hospital located in Scottsdale, Arizona, significantly expanding its presence in the American Southwest.

Tombstone Exploration Corp. stakes further territory in Yuma County

Scottsdale-based Tombstone Exploration Corp. announced today that as it stakes additional lands in Yuma County, Arizona, the company has appointed geologist Rob McEwen as vice president of exploration in conjunction with its expansion.

BAE Systems to ramp up production of lightweight body armor

Phoenix facility will manufacture armor for U.S. Army as part of $45 million contract.

Phoenix mayor co-hosts “Beyond Traffic” forum

To discuss America’s infrastructure, Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton today hosted the second of 11 nationwide regional forums on the "Beyond Traffic" framework at Phoenix’s Steele Indian School Park.

Busy monsoon season keeps APS crews busy restoring power

After hurricane-strength winds destroyed utility poles in last week’s storm, Phoenix-based Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) followed right behind, well prepared to clean up after the storm disrupted power for hundreds of thousands of area electricity customers.

CellTrust a finalist for Arizona Technology Council award

Scottsdale mobile communication provider recognized as an innovative small business.

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Coop agrees to purchase deal for new solar plant

California's SunPower to construct 20-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant in Cochise County.

100,000 Opportunities Initiative brings nationwide youth hiring campaign to Phoenix

Following 100,000 Opportunities Initiative’s successful premiere Opportunity Fair & Forum last month, the group today announced its plan to repeat the event in Phoenix on Oct. 30.

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