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Mitsubishi, UAW to Work Together on Buyer for Illinois Plant

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.

07/27/2015

NORMAL, UNITED STATES:  Workers leave the Mitsubishi Motor plant in Normal, Illinois, 08 October 2002. (SCOTT OLSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mitsubishi Won’t Confirm Reports of Illinois Plant Sale

The 918 union workers at the plant could be out of a job when their contract expires in August.

07/24/2015

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800 More Jobs Coming to Wentzville

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.

05/29/2015

Tree Planting (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Plans for Plant-Science District in Creve Coeur

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.

05/27/2015

Architectural model of the FOOD ROOF Farm. Courtesy: urbanharveststl.org

Downtown St. Louis Rooftop Farm Begins Greenhouse Construction

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.

03/30/2015

CEO of U.S. Steel promises the smokestacks in Granite City, Illinois, will not go cold forever. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Illinois Congressman Bost Says Granite City Steel Will Come Back

CEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.

03/26/2015

Classroom

Granite City Schools Concerned About Impact of Plant Closure on Tax Vote

The Granite City School District has a measure on the April 7 ballot calling for a property tax increase to maintain current academic standards.

03/26/2015

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Fenton Chrysler Plant Site Redevelopment Moving Forward

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.

03/11/2015

The first production Ford Transit commercial van waits on the assembly line to be unveiled at the Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant April 30, 2014, in Claycomo, Missouri. Nixon put together an Automotive Jobs Task Force in 2009 to recommend strategies to gain investments for Missouri's automotive industry. In 2011, Ford invested USD $1.1 billion into the expansion of the Kansas City Assembly Plant to include the production of the Ford Transit van for the first time in the U.S. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Ford To Add 1,200 Workers At Missouri Plant

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.

09/25/2014

Asian Carp

Construction to Begin on Asian Carp Processing Plant in Grafton

“We think that is the ultimate solution to diminish the numbers of the carp,” Thompson said. “We’re never going to eradicate them.”

02/14/2013

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