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SCC and ATC improve industrial maintenance programs through state project

Category : News | Published : Fri Nov 30 2018 | Read : 18

SCC and ATC improve industrial maintenance programs through state project

What does the completion of the Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative project mean for area students? Just ask someone like Somerset Community College senior Travis New.

More hands-on training and possible job opportunities after graduation, to begin with, he said.

“I’m really happy to see the program growing. I’ve...


Mexican company coming to Somerset

Category : News | Published : Mon Oct 22 2018 | Read : 114

Mexican company coming to Somerset

The now-familiar story of an American factory relocating operations to Mexico was happily flipped this weekend with news that a foreign-based company -- promising 400 jobs -- will soon be moving into our community.

The Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation was joined by Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler and Pulaski County Judge-Executive Steve...


Local and state officials meet US Department of Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao in Washington DC

Category : News | Published : Thu Oct 11 2018 | Read : 78

Local and state officials meet US Department of Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao in Washington DC

Several local and state officials, including State Representative Tommy Turner and Senator Rick Girdler, visited Washington DC to meet with the US Department of Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao, in hopes of securing a $25 million grant to construct an improved interchange on 461 at the Valley Oak Commerce Complex. This improvement will...


FREE OSHA Training

Category : News | Published : Mon Sep 10 2018 | Read : 98

FREE OSHA Training

Monday, September 17

Overview of the Kentucky OSH Program 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM This course discusses the obligation to provide a safe and health workplace, free from recognized hazards. Topics of discussion include the operations of the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Program, including enforcement and voluntary compliance services (KYSAFE).

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Councilors support improvements to Ky. 461, Ky.80 intersection

Category : News | Published : Thu Jul 19 2018 | Read : 224

Somerset City Council has followed Pulaski Fiscal Court in supporting a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet application for a grant that would add funding for improvements to Ky. 461 and its intersection with Ky. 80.

Councilors unanimously passed a resolution in support of the application which seeks $25 million in federal funding. That...


County supports state application for Ky. 80/461 funds

Category : News | Published : Thu Jul 19 2018 | Read : 158

County supports state application for Ky. 80/461 funds

Pulaski County Fiscal Court is throwing its support behind efforts to fund a proposed interchange at the East Ky. 80 and Ky. 461 intersection.

Meeting in regular session Tuesday morning, the court approved a resolution in support of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s application for $25 million in federal grant funding for...


Job Fair (Saturday August 11, 2018)

Category : News | Published : Thu Jul 19 2018 | Read : 162

Job Fair (Saturday August 11, 2018)

Recruiting Event On Saturday August 11, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST, Venue : The Center for Rural Developement 2292 South Highway 27 Stoplight #15 Somerset, Kentucky


KYFAMe Recruiting Event

Category : News | Published : Wed May 30 2018 | Read : 223

Recruiting Event On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST, Venue : Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation 445 South Hwy 27, Suite 300 Somerset, KY 42501 - Phone # : (606) 451-6934

KY FAME (Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) is a work and learn program to develop a...


Engineering underway for GTL plant

Category : News | Published : Fri Apr 20 2018 | Read : 324

Engineering underway for GTL plant

Engineering and planning are already under way to develop a unique GTL (gas to liquid) plant that will gulp thousands of dekatherms of Somerset’s natural gas supply and convert low-cost natural gas into high-value, full-synthetic waxes, base oil and solvents.

Greg Carr, managing director for Houston-based Extiel CPG, LLC, told the...


Houston-based gas company headed for Somerset

Category : News | Published : Thu Apr 12 2018 | Read : 339

Houston-based gas company headed for Somerset

City, county and industrial recruitment officials are celebrating confirmation this week that a GTL (gas to liquid) plant will locate its corporate headquarters and initial manufacturing operation in Somerset. The plant is unique. There are only three in the world and the Somerset plant will be the only one in the United States.

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