State officials announced Thursday that ThyssenKrupp has chosen Fulton County as its new corporate headquarters The German company plans to invest $30 million to consolidate its North American technology services.
South Carolina environmental officials plan on saying no to a water quality certification necessary to deepen the Savannah harbor.
Georgia officials worry the denial could delay a project deemed critical for new jobs.
Georgia’s manufacturing index trended up in 2010. That comes out of the latest survey from Kennesaw State University's Econometric Center.
Despite a drop in inventory, a group of important factors rose in December. That included new orders, production, and employment.
Georgia has seen a boom in call centers this recession. The rise in low-paying jobs like these coupled with a decrease in manufacturing worries some.
Call centers have added about 1,700 jobs to Georgia’s economy in the past year. They pay from $8 to $13 an hour without benefits.
State lawmakers could take up legislation in the upcoming General Assembly dealing with Savannah harbor deepening.
But there's also another port-related project waiting in the wings that officials want action on.