Federal tax credit to aid new Graniteville recycling plant

Work on Recleim's Graniteville recycling plant is forging ahead after $20 million in federal tax credit financing was secured to finish the project.
By Jenna Martin

Delta navigates nasty winter, tops profit forecast

Delta tops 1Q expectations despite $90 million revenue hit from a wave of winter storms.
By David Koenig

Club Car parent company reports earnings decline

Ingersoll-Rand, owner of Club Car and Trane, reported a profit of $79 million for the first quarter.

E-Z-GO recalls golf, utility vehicles

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that Augusta-based E-Z-GO is recalling about 30,000 golf cars, shuttles and off-road utility vehicles.

Procter & Gamble 3Q profit edges up, revenue slips

Procter & Gamble Co.'s fiscal third-quarter net income rose 2 percent as it cut costs to offset sluggish sales in categories like beauty and family products.

Augusta has state's second-fastest growing tech field

Augusta is second only to Atlanta in leading the state in technology business growth, said Technology Association of Georgia President Tino Mantella during his annual state of the industry presentation at theClubhou.se in downtown Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Georgia's foreign-owned businesses stepped up activity

ATLANTA - Activity increased during the first three months of the year at the foreign-owned manufacturers with plants in Georgia, according to figures released Monday by Kennesaw State University's Econometric Center.

US home sales dip; Augusta rises

National sales edged down 0.2 percent, the seventh drop in the past eight months. For the Augusta metro area, home sales in March were higher than February.
By Christopher S. Rugaber

Kimberly-Clark profits lift

Kimberly-Clark reported lower sales, but higher profits on cost cutting measures.

Synovus Financial posts profit

Regional bank Synovus Financial Corp. reported higher net income Tuesday, helped by loan growth in larger cities.

Restaurant inspections

Search databases of the latest restaurant inspection reports for Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon-cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS • Greenfield Construction Co.

Biz Bits

Marion Hester received the Masters Award-Emerald Level from Century 21 Real Estate Corp. for 2013. She is an agent for Century 21 Larry Miller Realty.

On the Move

James Painter is partner at Brennan, Wasden & Painter LLC. Before forming Brennan, Wasden & Painter LLC, he was a partner with Hull Barrett PC in Augusta for 11 years. He has 20 years' experience as a lawyer.