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Garbage-to-fuel firm with Upstate engineers secures airline investment

Fulcrum Bioenergy Inc., a sustainable biofuel developer with an engineering and technology office in Clemson, has received its first investment from an airline. Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways said the investment is part of its strategy toward carbon-neutral growth by 2020. Read More...


Readers polarized over S.C.’s attraction of outside business

On the heels of Stone Brewing Co.’s decision to look elsewhere for its $29 million Eastern expansion, GSA Business polled readers on what kind of job they thought the state was doing to attract outside businesses to South Carolina. Twenty-nine people responded as to whether they thought South Carolina presented an attractive target for out-of-state businesses looking to expand. Fourteen, that’s 48.28%, said “yes,” while 15, or 51.72%, said “no.” Read More...


State registers near 2% gain in construction jobs

While the job gains are good news, the pipeline of skilled craft workers, supervisors and other employees appears to be emptying rapidly, said officials of the Associated General Contractors of America. Read More...


Anderson County Council purchases I-85 industrial site for spec building

The Anderson County Council has voted to buy 27 acres at an industrial park on Interstate 85 to build the county’s first spec building — a 50,000-square-foot, high-ceiling project — to attract a manufacturer. County Economic Development Director Burriss Nelson said the $32,500-an-acre site and planned building, a project with a total cost up to $3 million, should be finished sometime next year. Read More...