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Birmingham-based HPM ranks among globe’s top program management firms for eighth straight year

HPM was named one of the top 30 program management firms in the U.S. by Engineering News-Record, ranking No. 27 on the annual list,...

Air Force showcases nuclear readiness in Huntsville-supported, Boeing-built Minuteman III ICBM test launch

The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday conducted this year's second test launch of its Boeing-built Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The purpose of...

Rep. Gary Palmer and staff get firsthand look at Alabama’s National Carbon Capture Center

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) got a firsthand look at one of Alabama’s premier energy research facilities Wednesday, taking his entire staff for a...

Regions chief economist: Inflation likely not temporary, could continue into 2022

Despite only a moderate increase in inflation in the previous month, one of the state's prominent economists foresees a continuation of elevated prices heading...

Madison County earns financial accolades; best credit rating in history — Moody’s, S&P

Madison County has received the highest credit rating in its history after a recent upgrade by Moody’s Investors Service, according to Commission Chair Dale...

New Huntsville federal courthouse earns $95.1M budget; $79.8M building contract awarded to Birmingham-based construction company

Huntsville will soon boast a new federal courthouse, which will be home to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and...

GE Aviation Auburn facility helps company reach milestone in advanced manufacturing for fuel-efficient jet engines

General Electric (GE) Aviation’s Auburn facility recently reached 100,000 shipments of additively manufactured fuel nozzle tips. The company's Auburn site began producing fuel nozzle...

Huntsville flexes industrial might at annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium

HUNTSVILLE -- The Rocket City has placed its industrial strength on full display this week as it plays host to leading defense industry titans,...

Alabama Grocers award $37,500 in scholarships

Birmingham, Ala. -- The Alabama Grocers Education Foundation (AGEF) recently awarded $37,500 in scholarships to employees or children of employees from Alabama Grocers Association...

Rural Alabama receives $495K investment from USDA to spur economic growth

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development on Monday announced that the USDA is investing grants totaling $495,055 to support entrepreneurs and businesses...

Joint venture to bring $40M steel plant to Madison, supplying Huntsville’s Mazda Toyota Manufacturing assembly

A three-company joint venture announced plans to create Madison Metal Processing (MMP), a company which will supply steel blanks to Huntsville's Mazda Toyota manufacturing...

Alabama’s business climate scores near top in new rankings

Business Facilities, a national economic development publication, ranked Alabama’s business climate among the top states in an analysis evaluating key economic categories. Alabama earned the...

Tuberville: National defense bill includes big wins for Alabama

“Speak softly, but carry a big stick,” was President Theodore Roosevelt’s motto when it came to our country’s security posture. America’s strong national defense...

Regions names Jason Isbell senior vice president of state government affairs and economic development

Regions Bank has tapped one of the state's foremost experts on banking law and government affairs to serve as senior vice president of state...

Alabama League of Municipalities launches Economic Development Academy

The Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM) on Thursday announced the creation of its Economic Development Academy, which will partner with local leaders in an...

Governor Ivey ceremonially signs key legislation aiming to drive innovation

Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) on Thursday hosted a ceremonial bill signing for legislation passed during the 2021 regular session, which includes two key pieces...

University of North Alabama goes the extra mile to prepare students for the modern-day workforce

There is a threat to the Alabama economy. It is a decline in workforce employees with an increasing demand in open positions. While Alabama is...

U.S. Space Command chief says protecting space assets crucial to daily life

During a virtual event hosted by Auburn University, U.S. Army General and Commander of the U.S. Space Command James Dickinson explained the need to...

Montgomery technical student awarded Lockheed Martin Vocational Training Scholarship

Trace Strock, a student at Trenholm State Technical College, has been announced as a recipient of the 2021 Lockheed Martin Vocational Training Scholarship. The...

U.S. Commerce Dept. invests $450K in Birmingham area for bioscience job growth

The Birmingham Business Alliance (Alliance), in partnership with Jefferson and Shelby Counties, is leading an effort to spur job growth in the bioscience industry...

ULA enters final prep on its Alabama-built rocket ahead of Starliner launch

United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V rocket is set to power the next important mission for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. The Alabama-built rocket is scheduled...

Alabama Department of Commerce launches ‘Next’ campaign to showcase state’s high-tech capabilities

The Alabama Department of Commerce has launched a marketing campaign to highlight the innovation-rich workforce and seemingly limitless industrial potential of the Yellowhammer State. The...

Alabama veteran questions Biden economic plan on ‘Fox & Friends’ — ‘It’s important to sustain America’s prosperity’

Alabama veteran and business owner Colin Wayne appeared on Fox News Channel’s "Fox & Friends" on Saturday, urging President Joe Biden to prioritize American...

Tuberville opposes Democrat-backed labor legislation, says it undermines worker freedom

During a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) hearing on Thursday, U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) voiced his opposition to the PRO...