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CCALS and Port of Virginia to Partner to Improve Efficiencies

Virginia Business The Commonwealth for Advanced Logistics System (CCALS) and the Port of Virginia are joining together on a research project to find operational efficiencies. Under the agreement, a CCALS researcher will be located at the port this fall and will first focus on vessel berthing and scheduling processes. Additional projects are expected. “The Port […]


Del. Kirk Cox Recognized for His Efforts in Building Apprentice Academies

By Amir Vera, The Progress-Index PRINCE GEORGE — Del. Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, was honored Thursday for his efforts to bring a chain of apprentice academies to the Southern region of the state. The board of directors of both the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, or CCAM, and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems, […]


The Cameron Foundation Changes Strategy to Make Impact

The Cameron Foundation has overhauled the way that it gives grants in order to have a greater impact on the growth of the region. The changes shortly followed the foundation’s 10-year anniversary in April 2013, after the nonprofit examined data on the wellbeing of the Tri-Cities.


Army to Cut 40,000 Troops; 127 at Fort Lee

By John Ramsey, Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia’s Army installations have escaped mostly unscathed in the Army’s plan to cut 40,000 soldiers during the next two years. Fort Lee will see its ranks dip by just 127 soldiers, Joint Base Langley-Eustis will lose 94 soldiers and Fort Belvoir will lose 250, the Army announced Thursday. The largest […]


Statewide Campaign Looks to Educate Citizens on Where to Buy the Best, Locally Grown Food

By Amir Vera, The Progress-Index Citizens of the Tri-Cities now have the opportunity to buy the best quality food. A guide, known as “Buy Fresh Buy Local” is currently in circulation at area farmers markets that informs residents and visitors where they can find the best quality, well-produced food in the area. “It began as […]


Two Local Companies Awarded State Grants for Commercial Research


Buy Fresh Buy Local 2015 Guide


Fort Lee Holds Community Listening Session on Spending Cuts


Fort Lee’s Machining Course Prepares Students for Civilian Jobs


Global Aeronautics Leader Joins Forces with Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing