Economic Gateway http://www.wearearkansas.com Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Economic Development News RSS Feed Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:28:58 -0700 en-us New businesses sprucing up old Fort Smith places http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=18775 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Among nearly $16 million in building permit valuations for Fort Smith in July are two businesses fixing up old buildings along Old Greenwood Road. Unoccupied for at least two years, the spaces at 5... Program gives students leg up on industrial education, jobs http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=18774 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A number of Ashdown High School students recently signed up to be a part of the Lockesburg Industrial Maintenance Program, which will begin in the fall. It is a partnership with the University of Arka... Training Funds http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=18773 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The American Electric Power Foundation recently donated $30,000 to the University of Arkansas Cossatot Foundation to purchase industrial technology training equipment for the Lockesburg Industrial Mai... Infrastructure and Its Role in the U.S. Economy http://www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news/?item=15999 www.wearearkansas.com/electric-cooperatives-of-arkansas/news Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The federal government is leaning toward the creation of public-private partnerships to finance much-needed improvements to the nation’s infrastructure, which is vital to the manufacturing secto...