Spokane Journal of Business

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Daybreak Oil & Gas starts drilling work in Kentucky

Daybreak Oil & Gas Inc, a Spokane-based company engaged in gas exploration, development, and production, says it plans to drill 20 wells in Eastern Kentucky. The company says in a news release that it broke ground on the first of those wells March 19 an...

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Aerospace company plans West Plains facility

Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC, a Kent, Wash.-based aerospace supplier, announced this morning at a press conference plans to build a 150,000-square-foot aerospace manufacturing facility on the West Plains. The facility could create as many as 150 j...

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Inland Northwest Lighthouse nearly set to expand

Nonprofit Inland Northwest Lighthouse, which operates a manufacturing facility in North Spokane where it employs nearly 50 people, soon will start using a major expansion of its building there that it says will enable it to expand its workforce. Baker ...

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Engineering trio launches laboratory automation venture here

Three Spokane engineers have joined to launch a company named Empire Laboratory Automation Systems LLC that will design and manufacture products for the laboratory, biosciences, pharmaceutical, educational, and agricultural industries. For now, the compa...

Itron posts big loss for quarter, year

Itron Inc., the Liberty Lake-based maker of meter reading technology, reported today a fourth-quarter net loss of $154.4 million, or $3.93 a diluted share, compared with net income of $16 million, or 40 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. For al...

Clearwater Paper posts jump in net

Clearwater Paper Corp., the Spokane-based maker of tissue paper and other products, reported this afternoon fourth-quarter net income of $82.7 million, or $3.87 a diluted share, up from income of $19.9 million, or 84 cents a share, in the year-earlier per...

Potlatch’s earnings flat for quarter, up for year

Potlatch Corp., the Spokane-based wood-products company, reported fourth-quarter net income of $13.7 million, or 34 cents a diluted share, similar to income of $13.9 million, or 34 cents a share, in the year-earlier quarter. Revenues for the quarter di...

Berg Cos. to consolidate in Spokane Valley

Berg Cos., a longtime Spokane Valley-based manufacturing concern, has started a $1.2 million renovation of a large building at 6811 E. Mission and plans to consolidate its operations there, says Julie Tilleman, a Berg spokeswoman. CDA Loon LLC, a Spokane...

MPM Technologies, partners pursue biofuels niche

MPM Technologies Inc., a 25-year-old Spokane-based provider of environmental control systems and developer of waste-to-energy technology, says it’s working with Washington State University and a software consulting company to research and develop gasifi...

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Mining group changes name to reflect broader reach

Spokane-based Northwest Mining Association, a 119-year-old trade organization representing hard-rock mining and mineral industry members, recently changed its name to the American Exploration & Mining Association. Laura Skaer, executive director of the o...

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