Mullenix & Associates Meets with Sarah Huckabee Sanders and U.S. Senator John Kennedy
Mullenix & Associates was honored to be with Sarah Huckabee Sanders and U.S. Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) in Little Rock.
July 18, 2022
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Pulaski County government's solar power projects on target to provide 90% of its electricity needs
Twin concerns over rising costs and climate change have prompted some county officials in Arkansas to begin moving power needs to renewable energy sources, with solar power one of the primary alternate sources to keep the lights on.
July 15, 2022
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Warehouse project starts near Port of Little Rock
The South Port Commerce Center project, headed by the Kansas-based commercial real estate firm Bluestem Partners, includes a pair of industrial warehouses adjacent to the Port of Little Rock.
July 12, 2022
Arkansas Business: Walmart, Canoo Partner on Final Mile Delivery
Walmart Inc. of Bentonville announced an agreement to purchase 4,500 electric vehicles from Canoo Inc. to be used for final mile deliveries.
July 11, 2022
Arkansas Business: Why the Steel Industry is Forging Ahead
Arkansas’s steel economy is booming. In this column, Austin Grinder, attorney and registered lobbyist, lays out what's behind the industry's surge.
June 16, 2022
THV: Solar energy to help with improvements at Saline County Detention Center
Leaders debuted a new five-acre solar facility in Saline County with hopes of being able to save tax payers a bit of money.
Talk Business & Politics: An Economic Game-Changer
Austin Grinder discusses the factors that make Northeast Arkansas an easy sell to businesses that are considering where to locate or expand.
May 29, 2022
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Wood pellets made in state draw queries
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has had a global impact on business, and changes in the fuels used to generate electricity in Europe brought on by the war might open up opportunities for a wood pellet producer in Pine Bluff.
May 11, 2022
Talk Business & Politics: Arkansas Delta Byways selects first ever Innovation Award winners
The National Cold War Center received an Innovation Award from Delta Byways, the official tourism promotion association for 15 counties in eastern Arkansas.
May 4, 2022
Arkansas Business: Atlas Tube Opens $150 Million Steel Mill in Blytheville
Atlas Tube of Chicago announced the opening of its new electric resistance welding steel mill in Blytheville, a facility it says is the largest of its kind in the world.
April 13, 2022
NASA: Artemis Astronauts Will Ride in Style in New Crew Transportation Vehicles
When astronauts leave their crew quarters at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for their lunar mission, NASA’s Artemis II crew will ride in a new set of wheels: A fleet of shiny crew transportation vehicles provided by Canoo Technologies Inc., will take them to Launch Pad 39B for their historic ride aboard the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft.
April 7, 2022
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Future bright, says U.S. Steel chief
U.S. Steel Chief Executive Officer David Burritt told the state's economic development leaders Wednesday that he is "extraordinarily bullish" on Arkansas and the steelmaker's future in the state.
April 5, 2022
Arkansas Business: NASA Picks Canoo for Launchpad Transport Vehicles
Electric vehicle maker Canoo Inc., which is moving its headquarters to and opening an advanced manufacturing facility in Bentonville, has won a NASA contract.
April 4, 2022
Talk Business & Politics: U.S. Steel’s Big River Steel first in North America to achieve ResponsibleSteel certification
U.S. Steel announced that its Big River Steel mill in Osceola has become the first-ever ResponsibleSteel site certified in North America.
March 15, 2022
Arkansas Money & Politics: U.S. Steel Doubles Down on Arkansas
In addition to the 900 jobs paying upwards of $120,000 and the 3 million annual tons of advanced steel-making capability, the new Big River Steel Works brings a compelling, audacious view of the state’s industrial future.
March 4, 2022
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: McDonald's in Arkansas to hire 564 workers
McDonald's restaurants in Arkansas are looking to hire more than 500 employees next week. According to a news release, the fast-food chain plans to hire 564 workers as part of hiring activities across central and south Arkansas.
February 8, 2022
Governor, U.S. Steel executives break ground on $3 billion steel mill in Osceola
U.S. Steel execs and Arkansas officials broke ground on the largest economic development project in Arkansas history, a $3 billion steel mill at Osceola. U.S. Steel President and CEO Dave Burritt said it will be “the most technologically advanced mini-mill on the planet” when completed in 2024.
March 24, 2021
New AEDC initiative partners with colleges to promote desired industry skills
The Arkansas Department of Commerce today launched a new initiative to designate high-achieving state college workforce training programs that meet specific regional workforce needs in high-demand fields as “Centers of Excellence.”
December 9, 2020
U.S. Steel to acquire remaining stake in Big River Steel
United States Steel Corp. is on the verge of becoming the sole owner of Big River Steel, the first “superproject” in the history of the Natural State.
November 18, 2020
Big River Steel Doubles Capacity
Big River Steel successfully started up the second phase of its Arkansas-based scrap metal recycling and flat-rolled steel production facility. The Phase Two expansion budgeted at $716 million will double Big River Steel's production capacity to 3.3 million tons annually.
October 30, 2020
Mullenix & Associates Welcomes New Attorney
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 29, 2020) – Mullenix & Associates has welcomed Tucker Brackins, staff attorney, to its team. The firm’s members now include two former legislators and three lawyers.
August 12, 2020
Arkansas Blue Cross Carries on Through Pandemic
For Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which has called Gaines Street its corporate home for more than 60 years, the pandemic has meant business as usual even if virtually all of the company’s employees are working from home these days.