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Simplot retail units win environmental recognition (access required)

A unit of Boise-based J.R. Simplot Co. recently received national recognition. Simplot’s Grower Solutions retail operations in Bayard, Neb., and Moses Lake, Wash., were recognized for environmental stewardship in a nationwide competition. The 2007 Environmental Respect Awards honor retailers for ...

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NARI-Idaho hosts remodeled homes tour June 2-3 (access required)

You don’t have to buy a new home to get that new home feeling. NARI-Idaho (formerly the Idaho Remodelers Association) will present some alternative ideas during its third-annual tour of remodeled homes on June 2 and 3. This year’s Remodeled ...

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Lean manufacturing workshop set May 2 (access required)

Though it’s eat or be eaten in today’s competitive global marketplace, some successful U.S. firms are feasting by applying the principles of lean manufacturing to their operations. Lean manufacturing is driven by customer demand and is about getting the right ...

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Students donate $20,000 to Boise State construction (access required)

Students in Boise State University’s Construction Management Association have donated $20,000 in association fees to the university’s College of Engineering so it can hire another construction management professor. BSU’s Construction Management Department needs more faculty badly, said Casey Cline, a ...

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Tunison leaves TitleOne, retains ownership (access required)

Jeff Tunison, a founder and former vice president of TitleOne, has left the firm to join Intermountain Community Bank. However, he has retained his ownership in the company. “I still believe in TitleOne,” Tunison said. Declines in some areas of ...

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Idaho firm TenXsys receives DOD contract for rehab project (access required)

TenXsys Inc. has received a major contract from the Department of Defense for a project with Boise State University. TenXsys was awarded $749,000 for the second phase of a project to develop small sensors that could be used as part ...

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New hospital planned for Boise (access required)

A group of local investors plans to build a new 120,000-square-foot, 50-bed hospital in Boise, on the 3.4 acre site located at Fairview and 27th Avenue.  Spokeswoman Bobbie Kale said the project was being managed by 24 local investors, though ...

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J-U-B earns Top 50 ranking (access required)

J-U-B Engineers Inc. has been recognized as one of the top 50 “2006 Best Civil Engineering Firms To Work For” in an annual competition sponsored by CE News. This is the first year that J-U-B has entered the competition, which ...

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Washington Group unit gets safety honor (access required)

Rust Constructors, a Washington Group International subsidiary, has been named one of America’s 10 safest companies by Occupational Hazards, a leading magazine of safety, health, and loss prevention. It marks the third consecutive year that Washington Group or one of ...

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