Students see opportunities in manufacturing careers

High school students learned about how airplanes fly and what jobs are available to them at Boeing South Carolina. (Photo/Kim McManus)More than 1,000 high school students talked with employers from around the state about manufacturing careers during a career fair. Employers stressed the need for students to study math and science and earn certifications. Students said they want good salaries, respect in the workplace and interesting work for their careers.  Read More...

Boeing CEO says he prefers ‘direct relationship with employees’

Boeing Chairman and CEO Jim McNerneyBoeing Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney said he is very happy with the company’s relationship with its North Charleston employees and that Boeing South Carolina is progressing well. He said that while the company prefers to have a direct relationship with its employees, it works with employees at both unionized and nonunionized facilities.  Read More...

San Francisco firm buys Lindbergh & Associates from O’Brien & Gere

Charleston-based engineering firm Lindbergh & Associates has been bought by San Francisco-based T.Y. Lin International Group, which hopes to leverage Lindbergh & Associates’ engineering and architectural work with federal clients.  Read More...

City plans to use collected survey data to improve cycling infrastructure

The city of Charleston plans to use data gathered from residents to make future decisions about cycling infrastructure and traffic, according to Jacob Lindsey, Charleston’s Design Division director. Survey results show nearly every street downtown is used by cyclists.  Read More...

Echovate, Good Done Great to compete in 36|86 pitch contest in Tenn.

Two Charleston-based companies, Echovate and Good Done Great, are advancing to the LaunchTN inaugural 36|86 Southern Series pitch contest in Nashville this June. They will compete with startups from around the Southeast for $36,000 and other prizes.  Read More...


Lowcountry Biz Boil for April 24, 2015

Pot of simmering newsworthy goodnessWe’re not going to whine about the typical congestion problems or lack of high-speed commuter rail. No, we want to talk about a much worse problem on the highways and byways of the South Carolina Lowcountry: People who stop traffic to let other people in.  Read More...

Fashion Plate for April 23, 2015

Shoes on King will hold a trunk show on Monday with Fortress of Inca, an Austin, Texas-based brand of shoes handmade in Peru. The Daily will be serving Peruvian fare and Cathead Vodka and Bittermilk will be serving cocktails.  Read More...