Transportation Archive

Terracon's David Hopkins Sets Sites on Solar

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

David Hopkins has almost 30 years of experience in environmental consulting and marketing, most recently as the senior principal/office manager at Terracon Consultants Inc.

Steve Landers Buys Auto Property for $4.4M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/7/2017 01:47 pm

Steve Landers, through Glenn Ridge Crossings II LLC, recently purchased the 15,721-SF Infiniti dealership property at 15 Colonel Glenn Road in Little Rock for $4.4 million.

US Services Sector Expanded at Stronger Rate in August

by Associated Press 9/6/2017 10:19 am

U.S. services businesses grew at a faster pace in August as measures for new orders and hiring improved, though some of those gains could disappear temporarily in the wake of damage from Harvey.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

Navy's 'Hidden Figure' Tells Rotary About Overcoming Obstacles

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/30/2017 11:07 am

"I didn't realize it, but I broke a lot of glass ceilings, and it wasn't that I was intending to," Raye J. Montague tells the Little Rock Rotary Club.

SAF-Holland to Invest $4M, Create 65 Jobs in Dumas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/29/2017 10:35 am

SAF-Holland of Luxembourg plans to expand its operations in Dumas (Desha County).

Harvey Could Have Deep Impact on Texas Oil, US Economy

by Associated Press 8/28/2017 07:31 am

Massive flooding caused by Harvey along Texas' refinery-rich coast could have long-standing and far-reaching consequences for the state's oil and gas industry and the larger U.S. economy.

USA Truck Alum Michael Borrows Gets New Job

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Michael Borrows, the former CFO at USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren, is the new chief financial officer at the privately held transportation and logistics company Dicom Transportation Group of Quebec.

Final Permitting Near for Sun Bio Pulp Mill

by George Waldon 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Construction could start late this year on the billion-dollar Sun Bio Material pulp mill near Gum Springs. But the building process for the sprawling Clark County complex is expected to begin in earnest early next year.

Blooming Magnolia Looking to Boom

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Magnolia has bloomed in the last couple of years, but local leaders say the south Arkansas city — despite its lack of interstate access — is on the cusp of even greater growth.

Metroplan's Tab Townsell Explains How Building Bridges Not Always On Track

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Tab Townsell was mayor of Conway, his hometown, for 18 years before becoming executive director of Metroplan in January.

Conway Population Poised to Surpass NLR by 2020

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Conway, whose population is only 700 lower than North Little Rock's, has been gaining about two new residents for each new resident in North Little Rock.

Osteopathic School Gets Rebate for Charging Stations

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2017 02:34 pm

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and its first college, the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith, has been awarded a $2,500 OG&E Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate.

NLR's Wilmington Apartments Gets 3rd Owner in 3 Years

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

A Canadian concern made its third apartment buy in Pulaski County this summer to lead off five multimillion-dollar real estate transactions.

Instacart, Waitr Enter Arkansas Food Delivery Market

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Instacart, an online grocery delivery service, began delivery service in the Little Rock area last week, making deliveries from stores like Kroger, Whole Foods Market, Natural Grocers, Petco and CVS.

The Influencers: Tom Schueck of Lexicon Inc.

by George Waldon 8/21/2017 12:00 am

After building Schueck Steel into a family of companies under the Lexicon corporate banner, Tom Schueck has developed a secondary career of sorts.

The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Meet five leaders who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas.

Establishing Ethos (J. Kathy Barbeire Commentary)

by J. Kathy Barbeire 8/21/2017 12:00 am

It doesn't matter how passionately you argue or how logical your argument is: If the audience doubts your credibility, they will disregard your message.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Stays Level at 3.4 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2017 09:21 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in July stayed at 3.4 percent. The record low was set in May and has remained unchanged for three months.

America's Car-Mart CEO Henderson Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2017 04:51 pm

Hank Henderson said he would step down as CEO of America's Car-Mart of Bentonville at the end of December after more than 30 years with the company.

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