MUSKOGEE – Vallourec Star, a subsidiary of the Vallourec Group, has announced plans to add 130 new employees, over the next 36 months, to support increased production at its Muskogee facility. The company operates a heat treatment, threading and finishing operation for seamless steel pipe, located on 116 acres at the Port of Muskogee.
Having an educated, well-trained workforce has been a focus of chamber efforts for years. To assist with promoting the Tulsa region to prospective new companies, expanding businesses and site selection firms, the Tulsa Regional Chamber has taken on the task of thoroughly assessing the regional labor market.
The Sand Springs City Coucil has agreed to take part in a major redevelopment plan for the former Sheffield Steel mill. Highlights of the proposal inlcude demolition of some of the mill's structures and retail development.
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The Tulsa Regional Chamber joined Governor Mary Fallin, state and community leaders and Google employees Friday to celebrate the company's expansion of its Mayes County facility. This additional commitment will bring Google's total Oklahoma investment to $2 billion and increase its local employment to more than 400 people by 2018.
The Tulsa Regional Chamber received two of the top honors for a communications piece at the SEDC Communication Awards Ceremony. The awards ceremony was held during the 2016 Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Annual Conference, July 31- August 2, 2016 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center in Kansas City, MO.
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Tulsa welcomed more than 300 economic development professionals from across the nation for the International Economic Development Council's Economic Future Forum.
Drawing inspiration from the plan Tulsa has for its economic development future - prosperous, skilled, innovative and livable - this forum explored how private sector development, workforce and education, entrepreneurs and small business, and community development are the pillars that support broad-based economic growth and quality of life.
Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett signed a proclamation declaring May 8-14 Economic Development Week in Tulsa.
The International Economic Development Council created economic Development Week in commemoration of its 90-year anniversary as the largest professional membership organization for economic developers.
Economic developers are charged with generating economic growth, creating better jobs for residents and facilitating an improved quality of life. The industry remains as complex, challenging and rewarding as ever.
On Tuesday, residents in Tulsa, Jenks, Owasso, Collinsville, Glenpool, Sapulpa and Tulsa County approved Vision propositions.
In Tulsa, the passage of each proposition will allow Tulsa to implement a balanced plan addressing the city’s needs on public safety, streets, public transportation, job creation and education.