Point Park University hopes to start work on the $75 million complex on Forbes Avenue before the end of the year.
Economic growth and consumer sentiment help major indexes erase earlier reverse.
Len Boselovic’s Sept. 21 column mentioned the Center for Political Accountability’s successful advocacy for greater transparency.
Also: Sale of FedFirst to CB Financial approved by shareholders; son replaces father at Meadville’s Channellock, PIMCO co-founder exits
PPG opens it new North American architectural paints headquarters in Cranberry, but it wasn’t a sure bet the region would get the facility.
The mayor and his staff have said discussions have focused on a new agreement structured more along the lines of the Pittsburgh Promise.
McCaffery Interests and Rubino Partners are working with Pittsburgh to develop a plan for the structure and surrounding area.
Also: Bayer’s credit looking up; Credit cards waive late payments; Glaxo names new chair; Gas prices drop; Jimmy John’s security breached.
Officials from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection are deciding which regulations to keep, and which need to be changed.
Gov. Tom Corbett, former Gov. Tom Ridge and Fox News pundit Sean Hannity all spoke at the Downtown event Thursday.
The judges said that Uber demonstrated "willful disregard of the direction of the presiding officers."
Empty champagne bottles for $50? When it comes to sports marketing, everything is for sale.
After decades as a nonprofit leader, Don Goughler now advises other executives on how to better shape their organizations for success.
In Shaler, a letter is leading to confusion over whether UPMC Health Plan customers can use the township’s primary ambulance service.
It handles better than even some smaller pickups. But reliability could be stronger.
Also: GE to donate $10M for new PSU center; Marc USA’s Warhol campaign honored; suburban hospitals sue Highmark; New-home sales up.
The regional headquarters is expected to house 550 employees when it reaches full capacity.
The chain said “customers’ credit and debit card data was compromised after an intruder stole log-in credentials” from a vendor
Highmark says 80 percent of UPMC doctors will stay in network when their contract ends; UPMC says the figure is “no more” than 56 percent.
With AHN set to open a new medical pavilion in Pine township next week, one of the medical system’s most obvious needs has been addressed.
The Rev. William Curtis, coalition spokesman, stressed Tuesday that the group was not formally endorsing the August Wilson Center bid.
A day after the U.S. Treasury Department announced plans to crack down on inversions, analysts are unclear of the impact on pending deals.
The city approved plans to erect a complex that will include 389 apartments and street-level retail space on Forbes and Fifth avenues.
A near-record gap between high U.S. steel prices and the low prices being seen in every other part of the globe has analysts puzzled.
The NAM urged Congress and the White House to take a bipartisan, long-term approach to funding infrastructure improvements.
Also: Philips spins off ighting arm; P&G selling rest of pet care line; Germany wants Ukraine-Russian gas dispute settled.
The DEP fined MarkWest for two incidents in Washington County and NFG Midstream for an incident in Lycoming County.
Gas found in the Marcellus Shale could help fuel growth in the chemical industry, say experts and economists at Pittsburgh Chemical Day.
A detailed look at the Marcellus Shale industry and its regulation
Cindy’s Carriages, a two-car taxi company, is trying to expand, but has had efforts blocked by Classy Cab and Yellow Cab.
Also: An expensive slip of the tongue; it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Googlecast; and the founder speaks.
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Also: Indiana Toll Road operator files for bankruptcy; RadioShack talking with ‘major vendor’; Rothschild to aid Bayer; FNB wraps takeover
Total plans to remain active in the Utica through its upstream joint venture with Chesapeake and Enervest.
The aluminum supplier is targeting Marcellus and Utica operators for vertical and horizontal wells.
As local law firms were setting their sights on national and international markets, out-of-town firms started opening up shop in the state.
After its tariff was approved, Duquesne Light will install 1,337 LED streetlights this year.
Inspecting an active gas well site means hours of walking, talking and testing.
Inspectors are the front line of the state’s effort to ensure development in Marcellus is done right and with little environmental impact.
Cleaning company finds a niche in the Marcellus Shale.
Abandoned mines could be a source of renewable energy, extracted not from coal but from the water flooding the unused caverns.
In six short years, the word “shale” has taken on new and significant meaning for the future development of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West
A spokesman for Sears Holdings in Illinois said a liquidation sale is scheduled to start Friday.
The health giant says 31 percent of its revenue comes from Highmark reimbursement payments.
Historians and political experts say “anti-business” sentiment is unlikely to translate into votes for this fall’s congressional midterms.
Drillers are trying to keep problems under the radar.
There has been a lot of focus on drilling, but less attention to the issues that midstream and pipeline companies face, he said.
A mild summer pushed natural gas prices down in 2014, the ratings agency noted.
U.S. Steel says its efficiency initiative is a “transformational journey.” But for some employees, it’s onto the unemployment line.
The Post-Gazette analyzed every paper record for every Marcellus well incident that resulted in fines through June 1, 2014.
Though fracking often dominates discussions of shale gas extraction studies, other issues face the industry.
Pennsylvania’s Revenue Department has been ramping up efforts to collect past-due debts, conducting more aggressive audits.
Len Boselovic's Heard off the Street: Push for restrictions on corporate political spending gains steam
Shareholder interest in restricting corporate political spending is on the rise following a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision.
The stack of email awaiting your return from vacation is always a bummer. So what if your employer preemptively deleted them?
Seeking to fill more than 1,000 slots, the company said it’s more important for candidates to bring a good attitude than a good resume.
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Business news making headlines this week for Busy Beaver, H.J. Heinz Co. and Marriott
Answering reader questions about their credit situations.
Don Lindich breaks down the different types of receivers.
The mentoring program brought about 30 female professionals together with 160 female students, to help them mentor elementary school girls.
Prolific, powerful and portable, the vintage press is a reminder of how technology advanced democracy.
Plus: Persistence can lead to new opportunities.
The new presses weigh more than 600 tons and are supported on a concrete pad that is four feet thick.
Looking ahead to the business events, meetings and seminars this week.
A letter to our readers from David M. Shribman and John Robinson Block.
Now, 228 years later, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is being published at a state-of-the-art printing facility in Clinton.
Dressed in a blazer and gray slacks, Eagle Scout Rex Tillerson — better known as the CEO of Exxon Mobil — approached the podium during a
The details were part of the preliminary land development plan the hockey team submitted to the city of Pittsburgh.
One of Alcoa’s biggest initiatives has been shuttering outdated, inefficient smelters and focusing on more lucrative downstream markets.
The funds have grown and stabilized under the leadership of Treasurer Rob McCord and his great staff.
Also: Marc acquires Boston media agency; EDMC delays filing annual report; CEO of II-VI receives $2.9 million; Hennion returns to GNC.
Unemployment would have been higher, but 28,000 people gave up looking for work during the month and this were not counted.
The Pittsburgh’s Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs Rally on Monday will give entrepreneurs a chance to make pitches to investors.
After months of speculation, Bayer says it will spin off lagging plastics business.
The firm is now hoping for “clarity” with regard to the nearby development of the historic produce terminal.
Glennon Doyle Melton, who battled addictions and bulimia and now raises money to assist families in need, will share her life challenges.
Caring.com finds 46 percent of its visitors surveyed spend more than $5,000 on caregiving expenses.
Cinemark at McCandless Crossing opens with 12 digital auditoriums, a bar serving wine, beer and frozen cocktails, and movies new and recent.
Home Depot Says Data Breach Affected 56 Million Payment Cards, Chevron meets shale standards from CSSD and more
The Pittsburgh neighborhood stands as an example of redevelopment in an area once known mainly for deteriorating buildings and crime.
Report: Pittsburgh region has the third least expensive car insurance among 25 metro areas surveyed.
Leaders of key energy-related committees spoke about their expectations for the present and next legislative sessions during a conference.
Visitors to the North Hills School District's website soon will be seeing ads for area businesses.
Review of the 2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS
Also: Innovation Works receives $800,000 for AlphaLab; Butler Health System retains bond rating; Esmark subsidiary acquires metals supplier.
The Center for Sustainable Shale Development offers certification for drillers that aim to go beyond existing state regulations
The material science division produces plastics, coatings and chemicals used in foams, insulation, auto lights and DVDs.
The federal grant is expected to create 300 jobs and bring in $225 million in private investment.
Downtown’s Forever.com is hoping that the Panstoria acquisition puts it ahead of its cloud storage competitors.
The local organization Standing Firm is helping companies respond to domestic violence.
The production coming to the North Side had been handled at its plant in Leamington, Ontario, which the company sold earlier this year.
The proposal will be part of the negotiations with McCaffery Interests and Rubino Partners for the redevelopment of the building.
The company also said it expects a significant improvement in its third quarter operating profit.
The national poverty rate fell by half of a percentage point from 15 percent to 14.5 percent in 2013.
FedEx’s fiscal first-quarter net income rose 24 percent, and the company says it plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers.
The agreement, finalized Sept. 9, settled issues such as affordable housing and minority participation.
Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closes its doors, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.
Spoofing is a service that allows people to use someone else’s name and number instead of their own.
Bourbon and Tennessee whiskey are undergoing a resurgence, with U.S. sales growing nearly 20 percent from 2008 to 2013.
Also: Producer prices unchanged in August; Hertz adds Icahn’s candidates to board; UPS expects to hire more seasonal workers.
The master limited partnership formed by Consol Energy and Noble Energy hope to raise $422.6 million from the offering.
The technology company said it will buy Stockholm-based game maker Mojang
As part of the deal, UPMC will invest $70 million to develop services at Jameson’s 25 facilities.
“My No. 1 challenge in everything we do is how to make Busy Beaver relevant,” said Joe Kallen, the new chief executive of the chain.
Joseph H. Schmidt has been president and chief operating officer since 2009 and been with the company since 1990.
The university will leave another 14 vacant positions unfilled.
Also: Apple also announced that iOS 8; a Stanford engineer has managed to create a wireless radio just a few millimeters across.
The court arguments as to whether machines that do not produce paper records of each vote cast violate the Pennsylvania Election Code.
After the Third Circuit declarec GSK a Delaware company, GSK sought to remove federal court cases filed against it in Pennsylvania state
A new amendment to Pennsylvania’s Mechanics’ Lien Law will make it easier for borrowers to secure funding for construction projects.
Also: Apple says it had record 4 million iPhone orders on first day; safety agency investigates Ford Fiesta door latches.
A closer look at drilling activity at Pittsburgh International Airport
Sunoco is looking into installing CNG pumps at its airport gas station as part of a plan to increase CNG offerings
While ethane is abundant and low-priced, exporting the gas has some challenges to overcome, analysts say.
Natural gas severance taxes raise concerns.
Schools such as Westmoreland Community College and the Pennsylvania College of Technology have received grants for training programs.
Youngstown State University to conduct a groundwater baseline study on about 20 water wells near shale drilling activity
“I'd rather address it now than wait until it becomes more of an issue in the future," Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi said.
The sausage company based in Vandergrift looks to bring specialty brand into new regions
“The Pitch” was a highlight among a week of events at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival in East Liberty.
Samuel, Son & Co. of Mississauga, Ontario, announced it will close the steel processing operation that remains at the World Class site.
Potential whistle-blowers should check the law before taking action.
I don't think all amplifiers sound the same; but the key is matching an amplifier to the speakers.
Taking steps to increase your credit score before buying a home is not only a smart thing to do; it’s also a way to save thousands.
A South Side warehouse filled with supplies for school science experiments is running more efficiently with a high-tech upgrade.
WASHINGTON -- There are no shortcuts to strengthening your credit score.
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Business week in review.
Implementing this strategy will not only accelerate your progress, but also ensure your tyrannical boss receives some much-needed oversight.
Shop Smart has some great tips on taming an out-of-control closet and ways to stash winter clothes.
Business events, meetings and events this week.
Common wisdom says that’s getting harder to run an independent medical practice. So why are some of them going it alone?
Also: Thrill Mill awarded $350,000 to aid entrepreneurs; Delta Prime Refinance settles over mortgage claims.
Software tries to flag stolen and counterfeit cards at the gas pump.
A federal student loan is discharged if a student dies, but private lenders are not required to forgive student debt.
Workplace fatalities were down by 5 percent in 2013. People who were killed at work were most likely to die in traffic accidents.
RadioShack says it may need more capital to help complete its turnaround and is exploring options for overhauling its balance sheet.
Plus: UPMC in Erie to serve psychiatric hospital; Canadian company to shutter Ambridge steel processor; GNC executive leaving the company
Northwood Realty Services cited inaccurate and outdated information used to calculate home values in Western Pennsylvania.
Wesley Ross opened Carnegie Deli and Diner in February Downtown. The famous NYC deli did not take the name kindly.
The board will negotiate with McCaffery Interests and Rubino Partners to try to merge their visions for the produce terminal.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and state Sen. Jim Ferlo have differed on visions for the Strip District terminal.
The aluminum producer said the $1 billion deal is the largest contract during its 35-year relationship with the aerospace company.
Businessman Michael Negra has been nominated to serve on the three-member state Liquor Control Board.
A witness for a Pennsylvania trade group tried to explain Wednesday why the insurance coverage that Lyft is proposing is problematic.
But critics say the business group’s study is flawed and ignores the benefits regulations provide.
While all-electric vehicles comprise just a small drop in the auto sales ocean, they experienced a tidal wave increase in 2014.
Also: Duquesne’s Small Business Center wins grant; Activision’s ‘Destiny’ posts sales of $500 million; wholesale stockpiles up 0.1 percent.
Colombians are asking Congress to protect workers rights as part of the trade agreement.
Ride-sharing companies are seeking permanent experimental authority to operate in the county and other parts of Pennsylvania.
The bank will convert to smaller branches — which employs more technology and eliminates teller windows — by the end of the year.
The city’s East End has 1.4 jobs for each person in its labor force, but just 6 percent of the area’s 21,000 jobs are held by its residents.
The board of the Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority is expected to vote Thursday on the proposed “settlement fee” to the developer.
Also: Job openings near 13-year high as hiring rises; U.S. investigating stalling issue in Chrysler minivans.
Bain Capital Ventures has teamed up with investment firm Castanea Partners to help speed up growth at the Strip District company.
Export terminals in Louisiana and Florida become only the second and third to receive final regulatory approval
The technology giant has been searching for up to 20,000 square feet of office space, possibly at Carnegie Mellon or other locations.
Postnuptial agreements are similar to prenuptials, but are created after couples are already married.
The plan, which creates the largest tax diversion district in the city’s history, includes affordable housing, office space and retail.
The J.R. Weldin Co., a stationery and gift store that has operated in Pittsburgh since 1852, is moving from 415 Wood St.
TechMan conjures strange self-improvement ideas.
State considering grading standards that could have far-reaching impact.
Merger discussions could lead to lost revenue opportunities, making them a tricky proposition for firm leadership.
The Third Circuit overturned the conviction because the images were never viewed by anyone else.
Apple’s new wearable device is called the Apple Watch, rather than the iWatch that many people had been speculating.
The bill would introduce Transportation Network Companies as a new category for transportation providers.
DEP spokeswoman Colleen Connolly said the chemicals were introduced to the groundwater during the drilling process, not hydraulic
A July law has cleared the way for additional Tesla dealerships in Pennsylvania.
The Star Transportation Group is one of the first taxi services in the country to use the all-electric Tesla in its fleet.
Tax inversions and overseas business reincorporations could be a winning political issue come November — for both Democrats and the GOP.
Sunnyside Supply develops maintenance products for the energy sector
Houston firm opens Pittsburgh office as Marcellus Shale activity grows
UPMC is revving up a new campaign that comes with star power, launching a commercial that features NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Raising the minimum wage for workers has been projected to pull many out of poverty.
With the owners of Burger King and H.J. Heinz moving north to acquire Tim Hortons, cost cutting — or “value creation” — can’t be far behind.
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Thrill Mill’s Thrival Innovation + Music Festival has been extended to a weeklong celebration of technology and entrepreneurship.
Now more than ever, drivers’ lack of initiative could cost them, a leading consumer advocate is warning.
Lurking at work and at home is a rather unassuming danger: your chair.
News that made headlines this week.
The lower the sensitivity, the more power you need. And bigger speakers are usually more efficient than smaller speakers.
Every time one of my children says, "Back in your day," I wince.
Women make up the fastest-growing consumer segment of the $15 billion-a-year business and the fastest-growing niche in its workforce.
Your grill may be the star of your next barbecue, but your house and deck could get less-than-rave reviews if their finishes have faded.
Business meetings, seminars and events this week.
Guy Harvey’s designs have been worn by middle-aged fishermen for decades. Now he has a new audience,
The building’s owner defaulted on a $15.2 million mortgage. The Marriott City Center hotel is not part of the foreclosure.
Interested residents want to see the August Wilson Center emerge from court financially stronger and more in touch with the community.
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Friday urged President Barack Obama to fast-track applications to export natural gas.
Also: Mylan launches recall, FDA reports; Family Dollar bucks Dollar General bid again; Motorola emphasizes design in smartwatch.
Mr. Corbett wrote letters to Rep. Robert Godshall and Sen. Robert Tomlinson.
But nonfarm payrolls added only 142,000 jobs, short of Wall Street expectations.
Developer MWK Forbes LLC has ditched plans for 50,000 square feet of office space and instead will add more luxury apartments.
The “C-suite” executives must band together. That was the message from Brian Klepper, CEO of the National Business Coalition on Health.
A trade group Thursday reported August sales at U.S. chain stores rose almost 5 percent over the same month last year.
Also: Home Depot CEO reassures customers, investors; worker productivity rises as labor costs fall.
In its most recent quarter, the company reported a profit of $126.7 million on sales of $2.73 billion.
The United Way campaign chair says the climate for giving is healthy enough to ask donors to contribute 5 percent more than last year.
The protest on Penn Avenue brought out nearly 200 workers, who chanted “hold your burgers, hold your fries, make my wages super-sized.”
But at one point, the judge closed the courtroom so that Lyft’s public policy chief could answer questions about the number of Lyft rides.
Art Institute of Pittsburgh president challenges students to Titanfall tournament and to dream big when it comes to gaming industry.
At least one firm that has a presence in the state, DLA Piper, is paying out $160,000 to new associates this year.
The Mazda5 is like getting a C- paper from an A student. You know the kid’s put his heart and soul into it, but it’s just not there.
Also: Railway signal design firm acquired by Wabtec Corp.; Fed survey finds moderate economic growth; factory orders up record 10.5 percent.
Open season for Transco Western Marcellus Pipeline project to ship natural gas from Marcellus, Utica to Transco markets.
The Utica To Ontario Pipeline Access (UTOPIA) project will ship natural gas liquids from Ohio to Ontario.
Highmark says UPMC’s pricing manipulation on chemotherapy treatments has cost consumers hundreds of millions over the last several years.
A lawsuit filed by Arquita Coleman, who was injured while on duty and claimed she was not restored to full-time work at UPMC Shadyside
Such colleges may not radiate the same prestige as four-year universities, but more parents are steering their children in that direction.
Members of the AWC Recovery Committee emphasized they are not interested in having the center be part of a hotel development.
The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority board is looking to select one of the three developers instead of the Buncher Co.
Also: Fuyao Glass unit buys PPG glass plant in Ill.; culinary gift shop chain opening local location; Halliburton reaches spill settlement.
Pittsburgh-area restaurant owners are blasting the grades, saying they’re unnecessary, confusing and could unfairly damage their businesses.
The company has two wells in Tioga County, an area known for Marcellus Shale development.
The southeastern U.S.’s population is growing, and power plants also want natural gas as an alternative to coal.
The plan adds detail to the consent decrees signed by Highmark and UPMC on June 27.
The deal calls for Fuyao to retrofit the facility’s two production lines to manufacture automotive glass.
Debra Lam, Pittsburgh’s chief innovation and performance officer, wants to create an “innovation road map” for the region’s tech sector.
Driven by economic necessity or a desire to take more control, more people are opting to work as freelancers and independent contractors.
Drones over battlefields. Drones over rescue sites. Drones over Disney World?
At least one firm that has a presence in the state, DLA Piper, is paying out $160,000 to new associates this year.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed the trial court’s decision to grant summary judgment to Reading Hospital.
For the first time since 2008, biodiesel production in Pennsylvania is set to shrink this year, even with new entrants.
John Felmy grew up as a self-proclaimed “dirt-poor country boy” near Williamsport in what is now the heart of shale gas development. Now
Carlow is one of several institutions in Oakland to pledge to cut energy use by 50 percent by 2030.
One upgrade is LED lighting, which reduces energy consumption and allows lights to be easily adjusted for patients.
Researchers are taking to the archives — and the air — to track down abandoned oil and gas wells that have left little evidence on the
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation makes moves to cut its energy, water and gas usage.
A recent rash of false advertising lawsuits should remind all businesses of their obligation to keep their advertising honest.
At That’s It Sportswear, apparel makers for Pittsburgh’s American Eagle Outfitters, workers say they routinely work over 60 hours a week.
Shale drillers are under-reporting how much waste they send to landfills. The DEP has launched an investigation to standardize reporting.
Researchers find employees are happier, healthier and more productive when they work near natural light.
The shift from glass and chemicals to coatings was “an evolutionary process” to focus on “our best businesses,” said chairman Charles Bunch.
Just how much more protection the change provides investors remains to be seen.
John Davis scheduled a routine exam with his dermatologist. Then he received two bills — one from his physician, one from UPMC St. Margaret.
But homeownership barriers have made it less likely for people in their 20s and 30s to be owners than in previous generations.
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Given how long someone is likely to own a set of headphones, spending the extra $20 seems to be an easy decision. But use caution.
American Eagle joined a broad effort to improve conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers, following two deadly accidents. Is it working?
Cindy Krischer Goodman’s Balancing Act: Back-to-school worries can stress working parents as well as kids
There’s no denying that back-to-school worries can be as stressful for working dads and moms as they are for kids.
Drilling’s impact on the airport, water and jobs; fewer employees; are they employees?
Before you abandon hope, remember that time passes much more slowly for applicants than for those doing the hiring.
Take a close look at your cable bill, Consumer Reports suggests. It's a confusing onslaught of charges, taxes and add-on fees.
Today, China’s swelling appetite for food is touching agribusiness everywhere and forcing companies to choose whether to adapt.
The trend has seen upstart retailers packing everything from cosmetics to sex toys into boxes that get shipped monthly to subscribers.
Rutgers University researchers say more than a third of workers report their finances have been permanently injured by the recession.
Residents who say township left them in the dark are appealing the McCandless council’s approval for a new Super Center.
Whatever our hopes may have been, China and Russia have been irresponsible since joining the WTO. And they are getting away with it.
Also: Shadyside juice bar ordered to close; Mylan recalls tablets, FDA reports; consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July.
Employees who decline vaccination for medical or religious reasons would be required to wear a mask within six feet of patients or staff.
In an appeal, 15 citizens allege township officials did not give citizens enough time or information to evaluate the complex proposal.
Representatives for Rubino Partners maintained Thursday that their plan ends up producing more money than the other two proposals.
Ride-sharing issues raised by Uber and Lyft were discussed at a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission hearing in Harrisburg on Thursday.
Sean Mulvaney said the financing, insurance and guarantees that the bank provides support companies such as Boeing.
Also: Engineers union retaining Highmark exclusively; U.S. economy’s growth beats forecast; Apple sets date to unveil new iPhones.
The determination letters, made available for the first time Thursday, show 248 incidents where drilling has contaminated water supplies.
MyPath101 launched as a pilot at University of Pittsburgh, and is now helping students nationwide find their professional calling.
J.D. Power survey measured interaction; card terms; billing and payment; rewards; benefits and services, and problem resolution.
The PSO is projecting a deficit of roughly $1.4 million at the end of the 2014 fiscal year, which concludes Sunday.
Also: Suzuki recalls Kizashis; GM to move work from Mexico to Tennessee; Kia to build plant in Mexico; Uber wins ruling stopping Hamburg
The Marcellus Shale, currently the largest shale gas play, still has room to grow, the consultancy said.
Sport luxury sedans square off: 2014 Infiniti Q50 AWD Premium vs. 2014 Acura TL SE
EDMC said the proposal has the support of more than 80 percent of its revolving lenders, term loan lenders and bondholders.
Officials say the club hasn’t gotten the zoning variance and permit it needs to keep the four beehives on its roof.
Not just anybody could sneak into the Clover Mountain Foods show, but almost everybody in the region will eventually taste its products.
Every year, millions of vehicles are recalled nationwide. Now, consumers have a quick way to find out if their vehicle was overlooked.
Also: Robinson eatery cited for 13 critical violations; Four Rivers Software Systems to join Accruent; steel imports rise 6 percent.
Williams launches open season for Diamond East project to ship more Marcellus Shale gas northeast.
When Chuck Kahle passes along his business card, he’s not just providing his contact information at PPG Industries.
Customer satisfaction with automakers has dropped considerably in the past year, according to an index tracking consumer sentiment.
Verizon was kind enough to send TechMan a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 for testing, the largest tablet Samsung makes.
Mr. Queenan has been recognized by The American Lawyer magazine with a lifetime achievement award.
People on the move in business and law.
Pennsylvania’s law barring corporations and associations from making political contributions has now been permanently enjoined.
A recent survey by WorldatWork finds that 88% of companies offer employees some form of telecommuting.
Baby-reading program’s creator settles charges
The number of jobs, which are not seasonally adjusted, in the seven-county region fell by 8,300.
Drillers Rex Energy, EdgeMarc Energy commit to send Marcellus Shale production to the facility
T. Boone Pickens said there will be gas extraction jobs for the next 100 years.
As more Baby Boomers reach retirement, Generation X employees and Millennials have been called in to fill the gaps left behind.
West Penn Power tells solar developer to pay back all the revenue it gained from net metering a Washington County solar farm.
As the PUC continues to refine rules for net metering, one Ohio utility has appealed a rule proposal to its state Supreme Court.
The Pennsylvania PUC has received a slew of letters opposing proposed rules on who can sell electricity to the grid.
Consol eventually will have 47 Marcellus Shale wells on airport property that could generate as much as $25 million a year in royalties.
Signs of economic resilience and growing anxiety about holding rates have set the stage for a debate over rewriting their policy statement.
The estimated $1 billion project will tap into Marcellus Shale reserves on 9,000 acres of Allegheny County-owned land.
UPMC will help the hospital establish the Xiangya International Medical Center on that campus in the Hunan Province.
U.S. shale plays are a global development ground, said Natalya Sachivichik, a senior development engineer at Range Resources.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission plans a good hard look at how it handles transportation issues at a special meeting this week.
The chargemaster is a hospital’s master list of how much it will charge for services, including every treatment, test, scan and aspirin.
Cynics will find some irony in General Electric’s decision to sell its appliance business.
The West View-based firm, fresh off of a $15 million investment, aims to break hiring patterns and boost diversity in tech.
Julian Gray and Frank Petrich’s Elder Law: New power of attorney law reminds us to check our estate plans
The power of attorney is probably the most powerful document you will sign. It’s like a loaded gun; it can be used for good or evil.
Starting Jan. 1, doctors and other clinicians can be paid for “quarterbacking” the care of chronically ill Medicare patients.
Fantasy football is no longer a false start in the nation’s workplaces.
The DMC-GM1 offers the imaging power of a full-sized interchangeable lens camera in an impossibly small package.
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Kentucky bourbon makers are stockpiling their product; Dollar General made a $9.7 billion bid to buy Family Dollar Stores.
As the one who created this problem, you should attempt to fix it by offering a sincere apology.
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Judge Arthur J. Schwab rules that UPMC should comply with broad National Labor Relations Board subpoenas, but allows time for an appeal.
The International Trade Commission on Friday approved imposing tariffs on imports of steel pipe from South Korea and five other countries.
The U.S. cannot expect a robust long-term growth environment without first investing in itself.
Also: Giant Eagle, union OK new 4-year contract; American Eagle site hires 100 for call center; McDonald’s taps new U.S. president.
A federal judge blasted the NLRB for a series of subpoenas it served on UPMC, then granted the agency's application to enforce them.
In May, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced the service for Verizon. T-Mobile and Sprint have since added the service.
Owner Forest City Enterprise is demolishing the building as part of a plan to eventually add residential housing to the complex.
FICO, the nation’s most widely used credit scoring agency, is revamping how it computes credit scores.
As the season kickoff nears, sports brokerage Fantex has given fans another reason to watch the NFL stocks.
U.S. steelmakers filed a complaint in July 2013 against nine countries that were importing tubular products used by the energy industry.
Also: Wabtec acquires brake manufacturer; Home Depot names new CEO; United Airlines improving first class meals; economy rises in July.
Dynegy Inc. acquires generation assets from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners in a pair of deals totaling $6.25 billion
Randal E. Bryant is using his yearlong sabbatical to teach White House officials the ins and outs of data science.
UPMC is well positioned going into the final months of its contract with Highmark, as it continues to gain share in a shrinking market.
A developer wants to turn the site of a former produce warehouse on Smallman Street into a residential/retail complex, and possibly a hotel.
Size does matter when it comes to publicly traded companies.
Several modes of travel allow the driver to control the feel of the handling. Unfortunately, I found none of them satisfying.
Facebook this week announced that it’s experimenting with a tag that will mark sites as satire.
Also: Macy’s to settle racial-profiling probe; iconic cutlery maker files for bankruptcy; Berkshire to pay $896,000 to settle suit over USG.
Uber joins Lyft as ride-sharing firms operating with permission to operate on an experimental basis for 60 days.
The company did not specify which shale plays would supply the ethane. It has joint ventures in the Marcellus and Eagle Ford shales
Pennsylvania regulators agreed to a settlement that reduces the penalty from $11.3 million.
The PUC votes 5-0 to continue investigation into Pennsylvania’s retail natural gas market
The Wilmerding-based company plans to use Brazil production facility as a manufacturing center.
The financiers behind the would be Lawrence County racetrack and casino have been sued by the project’s longtime consultant.
Eric Soller, 980 Liberty’s attorney, said very little of the information requested by the URA was relevant to the issue at hand.
The state Supreme Court ruled that the $75,000 mandatory fine given a Rivers Casino employee for stealing $200 in poker chips was excessive.
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The Blue Castle Project would be the first time Westinghouse’s new AP1000 reactor design would appear in the Western U.S.
The retailer this morning reported a profit of $5.8 million, far off the $19.6 million seen during the same period a year ago.