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AIPRO President Mark Thomas on Keeping Oil Numbers in the Black
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AIPRO President Mark Thomas on Keeping Oil Numbers in the Black

The mission of AIPRO is to represent the interests of oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners in Arkansas, while educating others about the benefits oil and gas bring to the state.
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Meetings Set on Arkansas' State Rail Plan

State highway officials plan two public meetings for later this month to discuss Arkansas' long-term plan for rail service.
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Jonesboro Gets US Grant for Railroad Overpass

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.2 million grant to create a railroad overpass in Jonesboro.
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Freight Brokerage Company to Open Lowell Facility

A freight brokerage company has announced plans to open an office in Lowell in northwestern Arkansas and hire up to 50 employees.
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Gary Enzor Joins USA Truck Board of Directors

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren says Gary R. Enzor has joined its board of directors. read more >

Highway Commission Accepts Bid for Improvements in Cabot, Maumelle

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Southern Rice & Cotton Says Turner Grain Bounced Million-Dollar Check

Last week, Southern Rice & Cotton LLC filed a lawsuit in Poinsett County Circuit Court against Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley and a number of defendants, including Jason Coleman, Turner's vice president, and KBX Inc. of Benton. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents 2014's 'The New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s'

Since 2009 Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce in a feature called The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s. read more >

Highway Commission Chooses Massman Construction for Broadway Bridge Project

Arkansas Highway Commission accepts the $98.4 million bid from Massman Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri, to replace the Broadway Bridge over the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock. read more >

Arkansas Business Honors 'Best Places to Work'

Arkansas Business and the Best Companies Group on Wednesday honored 12 Arkansas companies with "Best Places to Work" awards, which recognize firms that have exceptional workplace environments. read more >

Grants Awarded for Upgrades at 8 Arkansas Airports

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Steve Womack have announced a total of more than $4.1 million in federal grants to eight Arkansas airports. read more >

Beaudet Aviation to Land at Little Rock, Create 75 Jobs

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Governor's Quality Awards Go to 28 Arkansas Organizations

The 20th annual event was held at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Little Rock before an audience of more than 400 business and civic leaders. In addition to recognizing the winers, 16 past awards recipients were recognized. read more >

Technological Innovations Bring Profitable Changes to the Fayetteville Shale

New advances have enabled companies to drill deeper and more complex wells to tap the gas shale, too. Mixed in with the drilling improvements are new fracking techniques that increase the productivity of wells. read more >

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