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WGI gets $228 million Nevada mining contract (access required)

IBR Staff Report Washington Group International Inc. has received a five-year, $228 million contract to mine about 67 million tons of ore and waste annually at Ely, Nev., for a Canadian mining company. Under the contract with Robinson Mining Co., ...

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BBB names finalists for Integrity awards (access required)

IBR Staff Report The Southwest Idaho and Eastern Oregon Chapter of the Better Business Bureau has named 33 finalists for its 2004 Integrity Counts business awards, to be presented at a banquet at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Boise Centre ...

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State unveils online business tools (access required)

IBR Staff Report A database of available land and buildings, and tools for employee hiring, are among new Internet-based services that the Idaho Department of Commerce and Labor has announced for businesses. They are available at former Job Service offices. ...

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Maple Grove commercial bldg. slated (access required)

IBR Staff Report A retail and office building with room for up to five tenants is planned for a 3-acre site at Maple Grove Road and Whitehaven Court, south of Overland Road. Plans for the 5,310-square-foot building are slated for ...

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Bank to expand Ketchum office (access required)

IBR Staff Report Idaho Independent Bank plans to convert its Ketchum loan-production office on West First Street to a full-service branch this fall, and add three to five staff members. “We are quite optimistic about the opportunities for an Idaho ...

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Coldwater net rises; more stores planned (access required)

IBR Staff Report Coldwater Creek Inc. reported net earnings of $3.4 million, or 8 cents a share, for its fiscal second quarter ended July 31, compared to a net loss of $1.4 million, or 4 cents a share, a year ...

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Rapid Refill Ink plans Valley units (access required)

IBR Staff Report Rapid Refill Ink, which refills and sells inkjet and laserjet toner cartridges, plans to open a 1,750-square-foot outlet near Franklin and Meridian roads in Meridian on Oct. 4. The store will start with four employees. The franchise ...

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Commercial bldg. planned south of Cole and Overland (access required)

IBR Staff Report An 11,536-square-foot, one-story commercial building with room for six to eight tenants is planned for a 1-acre lot on Cole Road south of Overland Road. Project developer Roger Michener said he plans to apply for a building ...

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Peyron PR moves offices (access required)

IBR Staff Report Scott Peyron & Associates, a Boise-based public relations firm, recently moved from North Ninth Street to a two-story building of 9,000 square feet on the south side of Main between Second and Third. The firm, which occupies ...

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Business Briefs (access required)

Regence BlueShield to roll out HSAs IBR Staff Report Regence BlueShield of Idaho will offer Health Savings Account qualified plans to employers and consumers starting Oct. 1. Owners of HSAs can set aside pretax dollars for future medical expenses. Part ...

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