Solvay invests in Augusta facility, will build new unit

Solvay Specialty Polymers has chosen Augusta over a sister facility in India to build a new high-performance polymer unit.

Richmond County chemical releases rose slightly in 2013

...pounds.Randy Burton, a spokesman for Potash Corp., the parent company of PCS Nitrogen, said emissions at the Augusta facility have not increased in the past seven years and are within regulatory thresholds. He said the company has invested...

Sitel to cut 675 Augusta jobs

...executive vice president and chief marketing and infrastructure officer.A message left for the site director at the Augusta facility was not immediately returned Tuesday.Several employees exiting the Sitel building Monday night declined to comment...

Procter & Gamble closing Augusta plant

...in Alexandria, La.The positions were gradually eliminated throughout 2013.Instead, the decision to close the Augusta facility stems from a plan announced in mid-2013 to redesign the North America supply chain for reduced costs and more efficient...

Cytec selling off business unit that includes North Augusta facility

...chemical company started the process of selling off its coating resins business ? chemicals used in paint. The North Augusta facility and about 16 others across the globe make coating resins, which is Cytec's largest business segment, but one...

Unisys recruitment set for Jan. 6

...Labor will host another customized recruitment day for Unisys on Jan. 6 to fill positions for the company's new Augusta facility.The recruitment will be from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway in Augusta...

Starbucks moving closer to domestic production of VIA in south Augusta

...company currently produces its VIA product line in Europe, but it will be moving production here when its south Augusta facility is fully operational. About 70 employees have been hired and packaging operations started in October at the Augusta...

Unisys to host recruitment event at Augusta First Baptist Church

...Department of Labor will host a customized recruitment for Unisys on Monday to fill positions for the company's new Augusta facility.The recruitment will be from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Augusta First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way Extension...

Augusta detention center barber faces charges

...Richmond County Sheriff's Office on Sept. 3 on a charge of enticing a child for indecent purposes. The news release did not give details on the harassment.Boler worked at the Augusta facility under contract and was not a state employee.

Commissioners debate franchise fee increase at retreat

...by 2023, although the system will lose its second-largest water and sewer customer when NutraSweet closes its Augusta facility in December. The franchise fee is charged against gross revenues.Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson...