Big River Steel expanding Arkansas Flex Mill™
Big River Steel is expanding its LEED-certified, Arkansas-based scrap recycling and steel production facility. The expansion will double Big River Ste...
Gov. Asa Hutchinson named 2018 Rural Advocate of the Year
The honor was presented by Mike Preston on behalf of the agency’s Division of Rural Services and the Arkansas Rural Development Commission at their an...
AEDC Rural Development awards 54 grants totaling $735,516
The grants fall into one of three programs: the Rural Community Grant Program, the County Fair Building Grant Program, and the Arkansas Unpaved Roads ...
Calstrip announces $15 million capital investment in Arkansas, creating 45 new jobs
Calstrip Industries Inc. announced plans to build a new processing facility on the campus of Nucor Steel Arkansas, near Blytheville in Mississippi Cou...
Governor Hutchinson names 85 Opportunity Zones
Opportunity Zones provide tax incentives for private investment in low-income communities nationwide.
Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC unveil "Competitive Communities Initiative"
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and officials with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) launched today the Competitive Communities Ini...