The Utah Labor Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Division announces THE 2009 MATERIAL HANDLING INSPECTION EMPHASIS INITIATIVE named "Big M Phase I", at retail and wholesale establishments beginning September 1, 2009. This initiative for material handling safety is designed to help identify and eliminate hazards associated with the major causes of fatalities, accidents, and injuries in that sector of the Utah industry, caused by crushing and caught in between incidents.
“It is natural in tough economic times, for individuals and companies to look for the most secure and stable environment
in which to invest their time, effort, and financial resources. Companies looking for just such a location can find it along the Wasatch Front and throughout the State of Utah.”
-Jason Perry, Governor's Office of Economic Development
USTAR has a new blog where you can get recent reports on innovation news. While you're there, you can also visit other social media sources for innovation Utah, including Twitter and Facebook!
The Utah Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a partnership of the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) and Utah colleges and universities around the state, with funding in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that Deanna D. Sabey has been appointed as the new Director of Utah Division of Real Estate (DRE) to become effective on August 25, 2009.
This webcast on July 30th by the Governor's Office for Economic Development presents information on grant and loan opportunities as well as other types of stimulus funding programs available in Utah.
The State of Utah is building and maintaining facilities throughout the state. See the latest construction project list.
The Utah State Energy Program (Utah SEP) has issued a Request for Grant Applications for an Energy Efficiency Education and Consultation for Industry program. Interested applicants should outline their plan for developing and providing a program to deliver the training and tools necessary for Utah's industry sector to implement energy-saving practices.
Utah's Business Renewal service allows all Utah business entities to Renew, Update, or Reinstate.
An employer workshop on Utah's new immigration laws will be held on July 28th in Salt Lake City. Learn how your business might be impacted.
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) opened the first four miles of a new four-lane divided highway running along the Utah/Arizona border Tuesday, July 7, 2009. The four-mile stretch of highway designated as state Route 7 and also known as the Southern Parkway begins at Exit 2, Utah’s southernmost interchange, extending eastward toward St. George City’s River Road, which serves as the connector to the city’s Fort Pierce Industrial Park.
Due to the recent increase in crude oil prices and concerns over diminishing conventional reserves, the Utah Geological Survey has reexamined the Uinta Basin’s oil shale resource, primarily in the Mahogany zone of the Green River Formation.
That Utah ranks as one of the most business-friendly states in the nation is significant, especially at a time when business relocations and expansion have dropped off dramatically since the recession began in 2007, according to a Chicago-based consultant.
Pilot imaging projects at the University of Utah (U of U) may move us closer to a world where the blind can see using artificial vision, where architectural design enhances contemplation, and where the brain changes associated with autism, bipolar disorder, and cerebral palsy are understood.
Strong job growth in the Basin is driven by oil and gas, but unemployment continues to climb.
Utah and Japan Now Linked Daily by Air New non-stop will begin a closer economic relationship Salt Lake City - Japan is the world’s second largest economy with a gross domestic product of $4.9 trillion according to the International Monetary Fund. In 2008, Japan was Utah’s fourth largest export destination in Asia and seventh largest overall export destination with $376 million in product shipped.
In the new building, named after Utah’s great innovator James L. Sorenson, there will be a confluence of research spaces, common-use labs, and supporting facilities, including
nanofabrication facility, vivarium, imaging, and brain science facilities. The 200,000-square-foot building targets Gold LEED certification and will support 25 new senior faculty researchers, plus teams of new junior faculty, scientists, and engineers.
State of Utah Continues to Attract Companies that are Growing Governor’s Office of Economic Development offers incentives to two leading companies Salt Lake City – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board has offered post performance incentives to Verisys Corporation and eBay Inc., both leaders in the information technology economic cluster on which the State is concentrating.
The United States of America faces five interdependent challenges that threaten the prosperity and quality of life of its citizens. This report offers some suggestions.
Utah is focusing it’s reemployment efforts to effectivly strenghen our Workforce System, providing a more comprehensive approach to the customers seeking our services. Our strategy will focus on both the employer and job seeker needs as we build a dual approach to our service delivery model.
JVS can help job seekers identify occupations in demand and can assist employers
in recognizing the existence of skill shortages and labor gaps. Nearly 3,800 employers were surveyed during the fourth quarter of 2008.