SC Commerce Department uses business donations to supplement recruiting

...augment its recruiting efforts, including its successful bid to secure Volvo Cars' first North American plant.Department of Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said the public-private fund comes in handy when his agency needs to quickly put together...

In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...percent from 2008 to 2018 and almost double the rate of other occupations, according to projections by the U.S. Department of Commerce ? the number of women represented in the STEM workforce still trails across many sectors.While women made up...

Rants & Raves

...playing their usual games. RAVE TO THE U.S. Department of Commerce for seeking citizen input to the environmental...to the Regional Environmental Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, Atlanta...

Caterpillar expanding SC operation

AIKEN - The South Carolina Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that a Newberry plant plans to...its plant, according to a press release from the department of commerce. The additional production would be of gensets...

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Partnership seeks to add businesses

...recruiting new businesses, the South Carolina Department of Commerce's chief of staff said Tuesday during the partnership's...is doing, and find ways to lure those." The Department of Commerce is planning ways to offer services to counties...

Photo contest will help promote South Carolina's rural conference

...and showcase rural South Carolina in the state Department of Commerce's third annual amateur rural photography contest...said Karen Owens, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Commerce. She said about 300 people entered the contest...

Demand for more technological training necessary

...Carolina, according to consultants hired by the Department of Commerce to assess the state's ability to compete for...leaders, and business executives, she said. The Department of Commerce plans to use the report to develop a strategy that...

Hodges race pits record, tough issues

...fixed if he would only do more. A scandal at the Department of Commerce, his opponents say, resulted from his lack of...Mr. Hodges' role in the ongoing scandal at the Department of Commerce. In September, the department's chief of staff...

Staying healthy on a foreign vacation

...Mexico, making it the most popular international air destination for American travelers, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Jamaica also is among the top international destinations for Americans, the department reported. But tropical...

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Apparel forecast gloomy for 1999

...time, apparel imports into the United States have risen 13 percent during the last 12 months alone, the U.S. Department of Commerce reports. "The outlook for the state's labor-intensive apparel industry is not optimistic. Foreign competition...