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The fight for Colombia’s most powerful economic group

Walk through Medellín, Colombia’s second-largest city, and you’re never far from a bank, office, or shop controlled in one way or another by Grupo Empresarial Antioqueño, the country’s most powerful corporate coalition. There are branches of Bancolombia, the country’s largest bank, on street corners. Gleaming glass towers house the headquarters of Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana, …

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UNCSA selects local contractors to supervise Stevens Center renovation

UNCSA has announced the selection of Winston-Salem-based Frank L. Blum Construction Company-WC Construction Company (Blum-WC Construction) as construction supervisor for Phase 1 of the historic Stevens Center renovation. The team was selected through a qualifications-based process and approved by the UNCSA Board of Trustees on July 20. Blum-WC Construction will provide pre-construction services and construction …

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Build Car Washes During the ‘Gold Rush’ | local business

Calvin Caruso has operated a successful car wash and detailing business in what he considers a desirable area of ​​East Amherst for more than 15 years. That’s not to say he wasn’t still a bit shocked when he recently received two calls from larger out-of-state car wash operators inquiring if he’d be interested in selling …

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Business owners in Westminster use the summer to manufacture and market items for dogs

WESTMINSTER – The dog days of summer are proving to be a good time of year for two local businesswomen who specialize in offering dog products to dog owners. One company offers homemade bandanas to make dogs look good online, while the other offers homemade healthy dog ​​treats. Dogs in bandanas are an internet favorite …

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Transportation recovery after disasters: a co

Transportation systems play a critical role in maintaining supply chains for effective disaster recovery. The March 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns coincided with a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Salt Lake City, Utah, causing supply chain disruptions across the region. A team of researchers worked with local authorities and transport organizations to use this event and community response …

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