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Arizona Public Service retains AECOM for Four Corners power plant retrofit

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Spindle to provide payment-aggregation services for Pay Cell

Spindle, a unified commerce-services provider, and Pay Cell Systems, which offers e-commerce services for niche markets, agreed to a partnership on Monday whereby Pay Cell will utilize Spindle’s payment-aggregation abilities to optimize operations.

Public Integrity Alliance demands resignation of Commissioner Bitter-Smith from various positions

Alleging conflicts of interest, the Phoenix-based Public Integrity Alliance -- formerly the Arizona Public Integrity Alliance -- urged Arizona Corporation Commission Chairwoman Susan Bitter-Smith to resign her positions with Cox Communications and other lobbying groups last month.

U.S. Energy Information Administration releases short-term energy predictions

U.S. Energy Information Administration officials that are responsible for statistics and analysis recently revealed projections for the near future, based on factors such as diesel fuel, electricity, heating oil and natural gas prices over the past year.

Picmonic raises $2.3 million to grow visual learning business

Educational technology business Picmonic has completed a fundraising round that yielded $2.3 million, furthering their mission to help students succeed with their unique brand of visual learning tools, the Tempe-based firm revealed yesterday in Phoenix.

Freeport-McMoRan reveals revamped board structure, strategies for future

In response to shareholder input, U.S.-based natural resources enterprise Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) this week announced internal restructuring and plans for strategic alternatives designed to address market challenges for its oil and gas business, from Phoenix.

EPA challenges Arizona to lower ozone emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) lower ozone standard poses a challenge to Arizona based on the state’s unique geography, climate and mixed emissions sources, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced Oct. 2 in Phoenix.

Arizona House Speaker announces run for U.S. Congress

Arizona House Speaker David Gowan recently announced his candidacy for Arizona’s First Congressional District in Phoenix, relying on his record to help elect him to office and make Washington, D.C. “Respect the West.”

The Joint Corp. names Steven Knauf new senior director for chiropractic operations

First inspired to become a chiropractor by his own elbow injury, Steven Knauf has come full circle, having been appointed senior director of chiropractic operations for Arizona, The Joint Corp. announced in Phoenix on Oct. 2.

New Market Freedom Alliance chief aims to inform Arizonans on public policy

Market Freedom Alliance (MFA), a nonprofit Arizona advocacy organization, is ramping up its support and education efforts around informing the state’s citizens and small-business owners about the impact of public policy initiatives.

Three utility groups join with Southwest Power Pool

Union creates regional integrated transmission system spanning much of central U.S.

Arizona governor introduces long-term water initiative

Initiative is meant to provide certainty and maintain vitality of state's water supply.

Sen. Flake calls federal court’s WOTUS delay “promising”

In response to a federal appeals court’s decision to postpone enactment of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Waters of the United States” law, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) released a statement today from Washington, D.C.

Arizona Corporation Commission to hold rooftop solar workshops

To shed light on the rapidly changing solar energy industry, Arizona Corporation Commissioner Tom Forese announced Thursday that he will lead a series of workshops on the rooftop solar industry and its future in the state.

Andy Tobin to lead Arizona Department of Insurance

Former House Speaker recently served as director of state's Department of Weights and Measures.

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