Martinsburg Local Business
Local business in Martinsburg, WV
Friday Aug 26 | via Martinsburg Journal
Two cases of Hepatitis A linked to the Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchise have occurred in Berkeley County, a health official said Friday. Teresa McCabe, vice president of marketing and development for WVU University Healthcare, said one patient in each of the emergency departments at Berkeley and Jefferson medical centers have recently tested positive for Hepatitis A. Both patients had visited a Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a franchise which is under investigation after more than two dozen cases of Hepatitis A in Virginia recently, linked to a shipment of strawberries from Egypt. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 23 | via Martinsburg Journal
The Essroc cement plant in Martinsburg and eight related terminals will be sold to a Colombian cement and concrete producer for $660 million. German-based HeidelbergCement, through its subsidiaries Essroc Corp. and Lehigh Hanson Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement with Argos USA LLC, a subsidiary of Colombian-based Cementos Argos, to sell the Martinsburg plant and eight other terminals. Comment?
Saturday Aug 20 | via Martinsburg Journal
The Hub, located in downtown Martinsburg, is more than a community workspace; it's a cornucopia of local entrepreneurs, business startups - and it's growing. Manager Debbie Mudge said Andrew Johnson, owner, chose to open The Hub in Martinsburg because, as a native, local entrepreneurs needed a place to set up shop. Comment?
Thursday Aug 18 | via Reuters
** Enterprise Product Partners LP approached Williams Companies Inc earlier this summer about an acquisition that would combine the two U.S. oil and gas pipeline companies, according to people familiar with the matter. ** Casino and bingo hall operator Rank Group Plc and online gambling company 888 Holdings Plc ended efforts to take over rival British bookmaker William Hill Plc days after a revised offer was rejected. Comment?
Thursday Aug 18 | via Reuters
German cement and aggregates producer HeidelbergCement has agreed to sell assets in the United States to fulfill anti-trust requirements for its takeover of Italian rival Italcementi said it will sell its Martinsburg, West Virginia cement plant and eight related terminals to Colombian cement-maker Cementos Argos CCB.CN for $660 million and expects the transaction to close in the fourth quarter of 2016. "Together with the disposals of the non-core assets and the Belgium assets of Italcementi we have exceeded our 1 billion euro target on disposal proceeds and thereby further improved the net financial position of HeidelbergCement," Chief Executive Bernd Scheifele said in a statement. Comment?
Thursday Aug 18 | via TheStreet.com
The German cement giant sells its U.S. assets to Colombia's Cementos Argos to placate the Federal Trade Commission over its acquisition of Italy's Italcementi. Germany's HeidelbergCement has agreed to sell its U.S. assets to Colombian rival Cementos Argos for $660 million, both sides announced on Thursday. Comment?
Thursday Aug 18 | via Bloomberg
Cementos Argos SA, the Colombian cement and concrete producer, agreed to acquire a cement plant and eight terminals from HeidelbergCement AG for $660 million to push expansion in the U.S. The transaction includes a factory in Martinsburg, West Virginia, and eight related terminals, the German company said in statement Thursday. HeidelbergCement is divesting the assets to meet demands from U.S. antitrust regulators as part of its purchase of Italcementi. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 16 | via Martinsburg Journal
The Berkeley County Planning Commission approved a sketch plan advancement for an approximate 14-acre commercial development project located on the north side of Business Park Drive, at the intersection of Business Park Drive and Old Tabler Station Road - near the site of the Procter & Gamble facility. Mike Thompson, Berkeley County planning director, said the plan proposes five lots of land that would include a hotel, a convenience store, two fast food restaurants and one other restaurant. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 10 | via Martinsburg Journal
The streets of Martinsburg have many problems. Drug sales and prostitution operate almost in a completely open market. Comment?
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC