Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.
The 918 union workers at the plant could be out of a job when their contract expires in August.
Wentzville Mayor Nick Guccione says North Point Development is building a 1.3 million-square-foot logistics center that will also provide some warehouse space for the nearby G.M. plant.
Denny Coleman, CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, says the district would tie together all the individual elements in that area, like Monsanto, the Danforth Plant Science Center, the Helix Center and BRDG Park.
The 10,000-square-foot farm is a first for the area. The cold weather has delayed the project a bit, but this week, construction on the greenhouse begins.
CEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.
The Granite City School District has a measure on the April 7 ballot calling for a property tax increase to maintain current academic standards.
KP Development president Terry Barnes says they’re speaking with several possible tenants for the Fenton Logistics Park and hope to have their first tenants signed this month, breaking ground this summer.
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it’s adding 1,200 workers and another shift to a Missouri plant that makes its new Transit van.
“We think that is the ultimate solution to diminish the numbers of the carp,” Thompson said. “We’re never going to eradicate them.”