August 13, 2009 RSS feed / Business

Boise reports $51 million profit for second quarter

Boise reported a $51 million profit for the three-month period ending June 30. The company lost $18 million for the same period of 2008. That equates to a profit of 60 cents a share. One industry analyst had predicted a one-cent loss. More...

Evergreen Transportation files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Evergreen Transportation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week. The company employs 350 drivers and 125 office workers in six offices and a company representative said there are no plans to eliminate jobs or offices. More...

Jackson VF workers urged to ask for federal trade adjustment assistance

The Alabama Department of Industrial Relations said Monday that it urges former workers at the Vanity Fair Brands LP mill in Jackson, to apply for federal trade adjustment assistance. The Jackson knitting mill is scheduled to close Aug. More...

Lawsuit settlement boosts United Bancshares income for second quarter of 2009

United Security Bancshares, Inc. More...

Louisiana Pacific says Clarke OSB mill likely won't reopen until 2011

Louisiana Pacific Corp. will likely not reopen its Clarke County oriented strand board mill until 2011, Chief Executive Rick Frost said last week in reporting second quarter financial numbers. More...

Conservation Stewardship Progam signup underway through Sept. 28

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will begin accepting applications for continuous sign-up for the new Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) on Aug. 10. More...