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  • Plenty of opportunity for local businesses as airport is remade

    By Brice Wallace While still years away from being completed, the remaking of the Salt Lake City International Airport is expected to mean a smoother, better transportation experience for airline passengers. In the meantime, the project means financial opportunities for local businesses and professionals. The unveiling of the parking garage, terminal and western ends of two concourses will...
  • Partnership buys three coal mines, controls bulk of Utah production

    Ohio-based Murray Energy Corp., owner of the Lila Canyon Coal Mine in Carbon County, is leading a new partnership to purchase three Utah mines that account for the bulk of coal production in the state. The Sufco, Skyline and Dugout Canyon mines, which employ approximately 850 in Utah’s Carbon/Emery coal belt, will become part of the new partnership called Canyon Consolidated Resources (CCR),...
  • Symantec division acquisition triples size of DigiCert

    DigiCert Inc., a Lehi-based global provider of scalable identity and encryption solutions for business, has made major waves in the digital security sector with its acquisition of the website security and public key infrastructure (PKI) operations of cybersecurity giant Symantec Corp. The move has nearly tripled the size of DigiCert, according to industry analysts. With the acquisition,...

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  • Academy acquires California mortgage firm

    Napa, California-based Del Sur Mortgage has become a division of Academy Mortgage, one of the nation’s largest independent mortgage lenders, headquartered in Salt Lake City. Academy now has 330 branched nationwide. Terms were not disclosed. “We...
  • Zions maintains lead as top Utah District SBA lender

    Zions Bank has again been named the top provider of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loans in the Utah District. The 2017 fiscal year represents the 24th consecutive year for Zions to be the top lender in the district. During the...
  • SLC Sears store to close

    The Sears store at 754 S. State St. in Salt Lake City is one of 18 stores across the nation that have fallen victim to the latest round of store closings by Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears and Kmart stores. The Sears Auto Center at...
  • Wright named president of Midwest Commercial Interiors

    Sean Wright has been named president of Midwest Commercial Interiors (MWCI) and its two subsidiaries, Midwest D-Vision Solutions (MWDS) and Bountiful Glass. The appointment was made on Oct. 23. Wright joined Midwest in July of 2010 as vice...
  • Survey: Investors are bullish

    Independent investors have a bullish outlook about the near-term market, according to a new quarterly client survey. The survey by Ally Invest, based in Midvale and part of Ally Financial Inc., indicates that 55 percent of survey respondents are...
  • Women Tech Council honors seven at 10th annual awards ceremony

    The Women Tech Council announced the winners of its 10th annual Women Tech Awards, presented during the 10th annual awards event in Salt Lake City. The program recognizes women across all technology disciplines who are trailblazing new paths;...
  • Truxx enters Utah market with unique haul-sharing app

    If you need an economical ride somewhere, you have options like Uber and Lyft. And now, if you need to haul something, there’s a new way to do that, too. Truxx, a truck-sharing service available through a free app, has come to the Salt Lake City...
  • Bonneville enters agreement to manage radio stations in California

    Bonneville International Corp. has entered into an agreement to operate four radio stations in San Francisco and four radio stations in Sacramento, California, which have been divested as part of the merger between Entercom Communications Corp....
  • Salt Lake City industrial construction reaches record level in 3rd quarter

    A new report indicates that Salt Lake City industrial construction reached a record level in the third quarter, while the retail market saw a turnaround following three slow quarters and a flat downtown office market contrasted with a strong...
  • Republican tax reform should encourage more savings, not less

    By Veronique de Rugy Republicans want tax reform, but their refusal to cut spending forces them to look into all sorts of revenue raisers. Some are good, such as eliminating the deductions for state and local taxes. Others are counterproductive,...
  • Even when ISIS is defeated militarily, an ideological threat will remain

    By Fareed Zakaria The recent tragic terror attack in New York was the kind of isolated incident by one troubled man that should not lead to generalizations. In the 16 years since 9/11, the city has proved astonishingly safe from jihadi groups and...
  • Guess who has egg on his face now - but only when it comes to the UofU?

    By Robert Pembroke My wife recently attended a seminar put on by University of Utah Health Sciences, where she heard Ruth Watkins, senior vice president of the university, talk about the school. Watkins told the group that the University of Utah...
  • Succeed by setting goals for your business

    By Aga Merx Studies have shown that nearly 80 percent of small-business owners don’t keep track of their businesses’ goals. This is an alarming statistic, as setting goals and achieving them can be important aspects of a business’ development and...
  • Business Tech: Behavioral heuristics – What the heck is that?

    By Mike Herrington There are a lot of things to think about when you’re a business owner or executive — and behavioral heuristics probably isn’t on the top of that list. Here’s a quick break-down of what it is and why you should care if you want...
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  • Industry Briefs - 11-13-17

    Industry Briefs are provided as a free service to our readers. Company news information may be sent to brice@slenterprise.com. The submission deadline is one week before publication. ASSOCIATIONS • Kevin Murray has been elected a fellow of the...