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MIDLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION HELPS FUND UTPB ENGINEERING BUILDING
April 7, 2017
- The Midland Development Corporation approved funding for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin’s new College of Engineering building.  To read the full article click here.

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CONSIDER THIS: LEDA INVESTMENT IN WORKFORCE MAKES SENSE
April 7, 2017
- This week the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance announced $900,000 in two different grants aimed at equipping young people with the skills necessary for good jobs. To read the full article click here.

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XCEL ENERGY KEEPING HALE COUNTY WIND PROJECT LOCAL
March 23, 2017
- Much of the electricity generated over the next 30 years by Hale Wind Project will remain local instead of being sent to ERCOT or other power grids, thanks to a deal announced Tuesday by Xcel Energy.  To continue reading click here.

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BORGER PLANT EXPANSION HELPS LOCAL ECONOMY
January 13, 2017
- A $720 million plant expansion is providing a much needed economic boost to Borger and Hutchinson Counties. After three years of construction, crews have finished the Borger Nitrogen Operations Expansion Project and are currently testing each section of the new facility before going fully operational. To read the...

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BIG IMPROVEMENTS COMING TO LUBBOCK AFTER STRONG GROWTH IN 2016
January 6, 2017
- It’s hard to believe, but 2017 is right around the corner. Lubbock has seen growth across the city in 2016, from new restaurants opening, to the announcement of new businesses and new hotels being built this year. To read the full article click here.

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TEXAS JOB PICTURE BRINGS OPTIMISM FOR 2017
December 23, 2016
- Texas employers picked up the hiring pace in November, taking on an estimated 20,900 additional workers as uncertainty over the presidential election faded and signs of light emerged for the state’s beleaguered energy and manufacturing sectors.  To read the rest of the article please click here.

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THE CITY OF MIDLAND AND THE MIDLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH LEOLABS, INC.
October 4, 2016
- September 13, 2016 (Midland, Texas) – The Midland City Council and the Midland Development Corporation (MDC) approved two agreements with LeoLabs, Inc., a company offering space debris tracking services. The city of Midland has executed a License Agreement regarding city-owned property for the use of LeoLabs. The MDC has entered into a...

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HALIBURTON ADDS 100 NEW JOBS IN BROWNFIELD
August 19, 2016
- Brownfield residents have excitedly watched the new Halliburton facility take shape in recent months and that excitement is matched by high-ranking administrators within the world-wide oilfield services giant. To continue reading please click here.

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INDUSTRIAL PARK TO BENEFIT FROM $1 MILLION FEDERAL GRANT
August 19, 2016
- The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded $1 million to the City of Plainview and Hale County to make water infrastructure improvements to the new regional business park. To read the full article click here.

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TWIN EAGLE COMMENCES RAIL OPERATION IN BIG SPRING
August 19, 2016
- TWIN EAGLE SAND LOGISTICS COMMENCES COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS AT THE PERMIAN RAIL PARK, NEWEST TERMINAL NEAR BIG SPRING, TEXAS TO READ MORE CLICK THE LINK BELOW: HTTP://WWW.TWINEAGLE.COM/TWIN-EAGLE-SAND-LOGISTICS-COMMENCES-COMMERCIAL-OPERATIONS-AT-THE-PERMIAN-RAIL-PARK-NEWEST-TERMINAL-NEAR-BIG-SPRING-TEXAS/

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