Jun 2013
Energy | News Room | Jun 27

Green Circle Bio Energy Locating in George Co.

George County, Miss. (June 27, 2013) – Officials from Green Circle Bio Energy have announced the company is locating an energy wood pellet manufacturing facility in the George County Industrial Park. The project represents a company investment of $115 million and will create 126 jobs with the potential of up to 141. The majority of […]

Hankins Lumber Reopens in Grenada

Grenada, Miss. (June 24, 2013) – Officials from Hankins Lumber Company have announced the company is reopening its facility in Grenada, Miss., following a 15 month closure due to the downturn in the economy. The project represents a $1.5 million investment and is creating 120 jobs, many of which will be filled by former employees […]

Profile Products Celebrates 1M Safe Hours

Blue Mountain, Miss. (June 12, 2013) – Officials from PROFILE Products and state and local officials gathered today to celebrate 1 million consecutive hours without a lost-time accident at the company’s facility in Blue Mountain, Miss. The company reached the milestone on April 8, following a streak that began more than 11 years ago in […]
General | News Room | Jun 11

Gov. Bryant Leading Brazil Business Mission

Mississippi Development Authority to Lead Preceding Business Development Mission to Chile Jackson, Miss. (June 11, 2013) – Gov. Phil Bryant and representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development mission to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from Sept. 9 – 13, 2013. MDA will […]
General | News Room | Jun 10

MDA Leading SEUS-CP Delegation

June 15th Deadline to Register for Pre-Arranged Business-to-Business Matchmaking Meetings Fast Approaching Jackson, Miss. (June 10, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi business leaders and economic development professionals at the 6th Annual Southeastern U.S. – Canadian Provinces Alliance conference and trade mission. The event, which will take place at […]
General | News Room | Jun 4

MCDP Starts June 20 in Mayhew

Mayhew, Miss. (June 4, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) will launch its Model Contractor Development Program (MCDP) workshop series on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at East Mississippi Community College’s (EMCC) Golden Triangle Campus, located at 8731 S. Frontage Road in Mayhew, Miss. The nine weekly workshops, designed to teach small contractors and businesses […]

CertainTeed Restarts Operations in Meridian

Meridian, Miss. (June 3, 2013) – Gov. Phil Bryant joined company representatives from CertainTeed and local officials today to announce the company is restarting its ceiling tile manufacturing operations in Meridian, Miss., in the same facility it purchased in 2005. The project represents a $24 million company investment and will create 110 new jobs by […]