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Friday, September 20, 2019

2 contractors face $687,619 in OSHA penalties after fatal fall at Port of...

he U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited two contractors – Enerfab Process Solutions & Fabricated Products Inc. and Industrial Services Group Inc. – for exposing employees to fall hazards...

AstraZeneca-Merck drug Lynparza shows promise in prostate cancer treatment

AstraZeneca and  Merck & Co., Inc. announced positive results from the Phase III PROfound trial of Lynparza (olaparib) in men with a type of advanced prostate cancer. Results from the trial showed a statistically-significant and...

Port of Wilmington handles large shipment of wind turbine blades

GT USA Wilmington handled the largest wind turbine blades shipped  to the Port of Wilmington. The port  recently unloaded  and transferred  39 blades over two days. “This was a delicate operation as the slightest error...

Renaissance, Leaders Alliance merge to form Wilmington Alliance

The Wilmington Leaders Alliance (WLA) and the Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC) announced the creation of the Wilmington Alliance. Wilmington Renaissance, formerly Wilmington 2000, was formed in the 1990s in an effort to bring jobs to Wilmington...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: Wilmington parking enforcement system in need of overhaul

AAA Mid-Atlantic is calling for an overhaul  Wilmington's parking enforcement system following reports on   WDEL's Rick Jensen Show on July 26 and July 29. Carol Arnott-Robbins, a local real estate agent discussed her parking ticket battle...

Trending: The $110 million Flats development moves into the third phase

A Monday ceremony marked the beginning of the next phase of The Flats, a $110 million housing project that is redeveloping Wilmington property dating the early 1900s. Developers recently completed Phase II of the project,...

Wilmington, Dover rank low in list of best home flipping cities

Delaware’s two largest cities rank near the bottom as good locations for house flippers, although Wilmington has long term potential  A report from WalletHub ranked  Wilmington 167 and Dover 135th out of 172 cities. The financial...

Pharma company Incyte reports higher earnings in first half

Incyte Corp. reported higher net income in the second quarter and first half. Generally accepted accounting principles net income for the quarter ended June 30  was $105 million compared to net income of $52 million...

Wilmington L&I holding meeting this week on proposed building code standards

The Wilmington Department of Licenses and Inspections is recommending that the city adopt the revised  I.C.C. (International Code Council) 2018 code series -  building code standards affecting residential and commercial properties. In providing  the public...

Trending: Amtrak’s new nonstop DC-NYC service won’t cut the number of Wilmington stops

Amtrak  announced the launch of Acela Nonstop, a new offering with direct service between Washington Union Station and New York Penn Station beginning Monday, Sept. 23. The service will not result in a reduction of...