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2020 Canyonlands Business Summit

  • Posted On: 2/14/20 at 03:41 PM
  • Category: Economic Development
On Monday February 10th stakeholders and business leaders from Southeast Utah converged on the Hoodoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton for the 2020 Canyonlands Business Summit. Utah’s 3rd District Congressman John Curtis carved out a piece of his very busy schedule to welcome attendees with a few minutes reminiscing about the trials and tribulations of being a business owner in Utah then a locally elected official. Congressman Curtis kept the room’s attention telling tales of life in the trenches on both sides of the equation. The Congressman put a human face on the problems many in the room have come up against. His unique position of business owner trying to deal with zoning and regulation and then later being on the other side of the battle as the Mayor of Provo gave attendees a perspective few could have offered.

UDOT Update on 191 Closures

  • Posted On: 1/27/20 at 04:08 PM
  • Category: Economic Development, Local News
Blasting concluded on Mule Shoe Canyon

Paradox Resources Announces First Purified Helium Sales at the Lisbon Valley Gas Plant in Southern Utah

  • Posted On: 1/23/20 at 11:05 AM
  • Category: Economic Development
Paradox Resources today announced First Sales of the Helium Plant along with the Full Fractionation and Cryo startup in July of 2019 of the Lisbon Valley Gas Plant, located in San Juan County, Utah.

White Mesa Mill Lay Offs

  • Posted On: 1/16/20 at 03:05 PM
  • Category: Economic Development
Energy Fuels laying off 24 workers in San Juan County. Energy Fuels, the operator of the White Mesa Uranium Mill, announced the layoff of 24 employees in San Juan County. 12 workers at the mill south of Blanding are affected and 12 employees working at their La Sal Complex uranium mines have been laid off.

Emery Telcom continues to thread its way to Broadband and Fiber Optic connections

  • Posted On: 12/9/19 at 03:22 PM
  • Category: Economic Development
Emery Telcom continues to thread its way to Broadband and Fiber Optic connections for the majority of San Juan County. Congressional funding for the project matches investment with communications companies for providing service to rural America. In a win win situation companies like Emery are given the opportunity to expand their service and improve reliability at a higher level than they might be able to afford currently. And the nation gets a network of broadband allowing those in its reach to become part of a vibrant digital world. Telecommuting from literally anywhere is the ultimate goal.