The Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition is the showcase event for undergraduates from the Howard R. Hughes School of Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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MGM Resorts International is moving into the next stage of its energy story after cutting ties with NV Energy last year: One that could include an increase in the resort company’s renewable energy portfolio.
The Nevada 2017 legislative session has been dubbed the “Energy Session” by participants and observers, due to potential legislation that may fundamentally change the way electric energy has been generated, distributed, regulated in the past 20 years.
Nevada’s future economic health is linked closely to the emerging green energy sector, and Washington policies that undermine its progress could be very damaging to the state. This was the message newly elected U. S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto presented during the most recent congressional break, speaking at a Feb. 23 roundtable in Las Vegas.
Municipal governments have learned energy efficiency not only helps the environment but can save millions of dollars, and they show no signs of backing off their strategy.
Hispanic leaders are decrying a crackdown on undocumented workers and proposed repeal in the Affordable Care Act as potentially having a devastating impact on the Southern Nevada economy and Latino community.
Casino mogul Steve Wynn and Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., were among the honorees at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce’s annual Chinese New Year Gala and Community Achievement Awards on Feb. 23 at Gold Coast.
For sale: the historic Williams Costume Co., with more than 60 years of history, thousands of handmade costumes and an unusual inventory.
Doing business with the city of Henderson is expected to become a bit more efficient as the result of a new permitting platform that goes online March 6.
The Safety Consultation and Training Section of the State of Nevada Division of Industrial Relations recognized PetersenDean Roofing and Solar at its North Las Vegas location Feb. 1 with the Safe Partner Award for their continued efforts in workplace health and safety. This award recognizes businesses that work closely with SCATS to increase employer and employee knowledge of the value of safety in the workplace. The Safe Partner Award is an elite program and is only awarded to four businesses per year out of the 50,000 employers in the state of Nevada.
City National Bank has awarded Global Robot and Drone Deployment a $2,500 donation to help fund ongoing programs and research for this new and emerging industry. GRADD works with Nevada businesses and the aviation industry to promote training, greater understanding and ongoing education for pilots of unmanned aerial vehicles, partnerships with the Federal Aviation Administration and businesses utilizing professional services from this industry.
In 2016, the county issued 81,325 marriage licenses resulting in 79,037 marriages filed. February is traditionally a weak month for weddings in Clark County. Last year the county issued 6,651 licenses for the month — more than 1,000 less than October, which saw the most weddings.
One of the highlights of the convention was the announcement of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which this year was awarded to Gordon Logan, founder, and CEO of Sport Clips Haircuts. While Sport Clips does franchise its brand, each of the 12 locations in Las Vegas are company-owned and serve as a training and testing ground for new products and corporate innovations.
Faraday Future plans to begin phase two construction in February on a 650,000-square-foot automotive production facility in the Apex Industrial Park that will be operational by August of this year, according to North Las Vegas City Manager, Dr. Qiong X Liu.
Race, ethnicity and gender still wield great influence in nearly all sectors of American life, and the world of business is not excepted.
California-based Get a Haircut, a men’s barber shop that combines classic haircuts with classic rock n’ roll, is now open at The Promenade at Juhl, the 20,000-square-foot ground-level retail component at Juhl, a 344-residence, multibuilding community that spans an entire city block in downtown Las Vegas. The Promenade at Juhl opened in November.
A new, slightly odd-looking shuttle made its way down Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas in the first few weeks of this month. When one climbed inside, the sight was even more unusual. The shuttle operates without a driver.
Eight months after an open-air test of its high-speed transportation technology, Hyperloop One announced it will demonstrate it in an enclosed steel tube in the Southern Nevada desert this spring as it seeks out the attention of the Trump Administration.
The skies of remote southeastern Henderson may soon be filled with the high-pitched din that tends to accompany a mass invasion of locust or cicadas. And that would be music to the ears of city and state planners.
Nevada State Sen. Mo Denis sponsored the legislation adopted in December in Hawaii by the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators conference. The resolution encourages policy makers across the country to focus on solutions that ensure low-income and minority communities can benefit from solar and clean energy, Denis said.
An .850 average is hard to top whether it’s hitting a baseball or shooting a basketball, but a group of political, business, academic and other civic leaders hope to do that in the 2017 session of the Nevada Legislature.