Jan 2014

General Atomics Expanding in Shannon

Shannon, Miss. (January 27, 2014)  —  Gov. Phil Bryant and General Atomics today announced that the company’s Electromagnetic Systems Group is relocating the production components of several well-established product lines from the former GA Electronic Systems, Inc., which recently merged with EMS, to their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Shannon, Miss. The project represents an $11 […]
Energy | News Room | Jan 21

MDA Accepting AFV Loan Applications

Jackson, Miss. (January 21, 2014) – The Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy and Natural Resources Division is accepting applications for the Mississippi Alternative Fuel School Bus and Municipal Motor Vehicle (AFV) Revolving Loan Program. The program provides municipalities and public school districts with zero percent interest loans and may be used to cover the cost difference between […]
General | News Room | Jan 15

MDA Leading Business Trip to South America

Jackson, Miss. (January 15, 2014) – Representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development mission to South America from April 24-29, 2014. The trip will include stops in Paraguay and Uruguay. Participating companies will also have the opportunity to make an optional stop in Brazil or Chile […]

Mississippi Silicon Breaks Ground in Burnsville

Burnsville, Miss. (January 13, 2014) – Gov. Phil Bryant, executives from Mississippi Silicon and local and regional officials gathered today for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the company’s silicon metal production facility in Burnsville in Tishomingo County. Mississippi Silicon announced in December it would be locating the facility in Burnsville, a $200 million corporate […]