Kentucky experienced solid employment gains across most major sectors in October 2019 said the UK’s Center for Business and Economic Research.
Churchill Downs begins work next month on a $300 million project that includes a hotel, racing machines, new seating and a Millionaires Row renovation.
MHS, a leading supplier of material handling, automation, and software products, recently opened its newly expanded $20 million facility in Mt. Washington.
You might see a few drones buzzing around construction sites in the future. The construction industry is harnessing new technologies to make building faster, safer, and more efficient. Messer Construction Co.’s innovations team predicts these new tools will enhance construction productivity.
Leaders announced $750 million in upcoming projects, as well as 1,000 jobs. The largest of the projects is a $220 million maintenance facility.
Plans include replacing the current grandstand with a $150 million racing and gambling facility. “Our team is poised to restore Turfway to its former glory,” said Churchill Downs president Kevin Flanery.
Each of Kentucky’s 10 Local Workforce Areas (LWA) is expected to have at least 33 occupations grow by 20 percent or more in the next 10 years. This growth will account for more than 280,000 total job openings.
Two Kentucky animal adoption organizations have been shipped an extra supply of dog treats as part of a celebration by PetFirst Pet Insurance on their 107th anniversary. (In dog years. In human years, that’s 15.)
Ryan Quarles announced at the Shaping Our Appalachian Region Summit the new county additions, highlighting the bright future of regional agriculture.
Tami Maria O’Dell and husband Robert Huttick expanded their Kentucky-based hemp business. In July, they planted 190,000 plants on 50 acres in Virginia.