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Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation was approved for a $3.8 million grant and $5.8 million loan through the Business in Our Sites program. The funding will assist with the development of the Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland project.
The average weekly wage for Westmoreland County in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $829, a 6% increase over the same period in 2016. The percentage change placed it 18th among the 347 largest counties in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station – a cleanburning natural gas-fueled power plant project – has reached a major construction milestone: 1 million work hours stemming from some 600 construction jobs.
On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, DCED executive deputy secretary Neil Weaver joined the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation to recognize Tucker Auto-Mation, for the company’s contributions to manufacturing.
A group of some of Westmoreland County’s top employers on Wednesday afternoon discussed the challenges of an aging and declining population and its impact on the region's workforce, but spoke optimistically about what was to come.
Governor Wolf announced $1.14 million in funding to support work along the Amos K Hutchinson Bypass while minimizing closures and disruptions on the PA turnpike.