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A Yield of Diamonds: A Conversation with Carbon County Leadership

They say carbon under pressure produces diamonds. With a changing industrial landscape and the effects of a pandemic, Carbon County – like much of rural Utah – is experiencing new pressures. Despite these challenges, there is a sense of optimism, collaboration, and excitement in the region.

Facebook Community Action Grants Program - Eagle Mountain Data Center

Facebook just announced the new cycle of their Community Action Grants program. For the first time, the Eagle Mountain Data Center will participate in the program.

COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of Sept. 7

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week.

Manning Curtis Bradshaw & Bednar COVID-19 Checklist

Kathleen Weron of Manning Curtis Bradshaw & Bednar, an EDCUtah investor, joined us for our virtual town hall on the role of the employer during COVID-19.

Project Robin: Williams International to Expand its Ogden Location

Williams International will expand its operations in Ogden, Utah, creating up to 300 new high-paying jobs in the next seven years. The company projects capital expenditures of $60 million associated with the expansion.

Open Heartedness: Five Questions for Troy Williams of Equality Utah

Equality Utah is the state’s LGBTQ advocacy organization, with a mission to make sure Utah’s laws include and protect the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transsexual/queer community. We caught up with executive director Troy Williams to learn more. “Equality Utah has been working for two decades to shatter stereotypes and foster dynamic change in the Beehive State.”

St. George #3 on Small Cities to Work From Home List

In between golfing, hiking, and biking, you can get a lot of remote work done in St. George (#3 on the list). This is based on Brookings Institution research by senior fellow Mark Muro.

Ogden Named a Top 20 City for Manufacturing

Congratulations to the City of Ogden for being named a top 20 city for manufacturing by Global Trade magazine. Manufacturing employment grew in Ogden nearly 18 percent between 2012 and 2017.

COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of August 31

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week.

NASA Booster Test at Promontory, UT

The path to the Moon, Mars, and beyond goes through our state.

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