South Jordan – Headwaters Incorporated supplied high-quality fly ash to achieve a 25 percent portland cement substitution rate for a Los Angeles construction project that set a new world record for largest continuous pour of con...February 18, 2014
Celebrating Utah’s Rising Stars
Now in its 12th year, the Forty Under 40 program puts the spotlight on Utah’s up-and-coming professionals. From entrepreneurs to government and nonprofit leaders to c-level execs, this year’s group is nothing short of spectacular. J...February 18, 2014
When Your Mobile Device Becomes a Medical Tool
Ever used Google to search for information on medical symptoms? It’s not a great idea. The flood of contradictory and inaccurate information will leave you believing your ingrown toenail is going to result in an amputation of your foot.
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Manufacturers and Retailers Looking to Woo Female Shredders
There was a time, recently, when a woman who wanted to snowboard would have to brave a terrain park mostly full of men. “It could be intimidating,” says Gina Duffy, founder of SheShreds.co. “There would be a line of guys waiti...February 18, 2014
Is a Co-Working Space Right for You?
In recent years, co-working spaces have been popping up across the state. Cities, universities and community business leaders have embraced this new type of workspace that promotes collaboration among new entrepreneurs—a place where ideas...February 18, 2014
Utah’s Second-home Communities Offer a Luxurious Escape
From the snow-capped mountains of Wasatch County to the red rock of Washington County, Utah is home to dozens of second-home communities—places where families can escape the daily grind and enjoy lavish amenities and a change of scenery.
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The U.S. Manufacturing and Energy Revival
Two key themes are emerging in the United States: first, a resurgence in manufacturing, and second, energy independence. These two developments could singlehandedly send the United States into a new age of growth and prosperity.
Manufacturi...February 18, 2014
Utah Tech Innovations Excel at CES
Every year, the world’s latest and greatest tech innovations are debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This year, more than 40 Utah companies were at the acclaimed event, showing off their goods. Here’s a sampling o...February 18, 2014
Cuts Still Causing Turbulence in Utah’s Aerospace and Defense Industries
Call it a morale killer, a disruptor, a delayer, an imbroglio. Call it sequestration—across-the-board federal budget cuts that hurt everywhere, but especially the nation’s aerospace and defense industries.
Nationally, sequestrat...February 18, 2014
A Local Business Weathers the Government Shutdown
Lance Syrett, general manager of Ruby’s Inn, kept an eye on the news leading up to the federal government shutdown in October 2013. Located at the entrance of Bryce Canyon, Ruby’s Inn is a popular vacation destination for both inter...February 18, 2014
Weighing the Pros and Cons of Patents and Trade Secret Protection
Patents can undoubtedly be powerful swords, offering owners up to 20 years of exclusionary rights in exchange for enabling public disclosure of the invention. Trade secrets, on the other hand, can protect an invention indefinitely. Why, then, a...February 18, 2014
Marijuana Legalization Hurts Economic Development
I read with interest New York Times writer David Brooks’ recent column on the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Colorado. In typical Brooks fashion, he “smoked” the issue by pointing out that legalizing weed makes ...February 18, 2014
Utah’s construction industry is still reeling from the Great Recession, but our insiders say they’re optimistic about seeing a slow, but steady comeback. The residential market is gaining momentum, which means construction projects ...February 18, 2014
Will Residential Real Estate See Market Stabilization or “Crazy” Growth?
The economists at Zillow, Inc., which operates the largest home-related marketplace on mobile and the web, predict Salt Lake City will have the hottest residential real estate market in the country for 2014, ahead of metros like Seattle, Austin...February 18, 2014
Gail Miller is the owner of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. Starting from an auto dealership her late husband founded in 1979, the company has grown to encompass more than 80 businesses and properties operating in 45 states—includ...February 18, 2014