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Simplot to move into new HQ Thanksgiving week

The first wave of J.R. Simplot Co. employees is expected to move into the company’s new corporate headquarters on Nov. 21. Simplot plans to move about 800 people into the nine-story edifice at 11th and Front streets in downtown Boise ...

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Portland law firm targets vinyl siding manufacturer (access required)

A Portland, Ore. law firm is going after a vinyl siding manufacturer with what it hopes will be a major class action lawsuit. Attorneys with Ball Janik filed suit in federal court recently against Associated Materials of Delaware, doing business ...

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Idaho construction company appeals OSHA findings

An Idaho construction company is appealing findings that it failed to properly train and protect its employees. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that a lack of training by Hard Rock Construction was a factor in the deaths ...

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US construction spending slumped in September

U.S. builders cut their spending on construction projects in September, the second straight monthly decline. Much of the decrease came as government spending for schools, sewers and transportation projects tumbled — part of a broader yearlong decline as infrastructure funding ...

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Sorghum plant in Parma would create about 75 new jobs

Economic developers in Canyon County are working with local renewable energy companies to build a paper product manufacturing facility and natural gas processing plant in Parma. Executives from three Treasure Valley energy companies joined to create a new business called Treasure ...

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