Category: Business

RELEASE: Ameren Missouri planning largest wind farm in the state

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Today Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, after construction, a 400-megawatt wind farm in northeast Missouri, the largest ever in the state. “We are excited to take this transformative step to bring more renewable generation to our customers,” said Michael Moehn, president of Ameren Missouri. “Adding more wind energy will help us achieve our goal to reduce carbon […]

Privatization process of Lambert Airport hits another snag as city officials delay vote to approve advisers yet again

In yet another sign that the process to privatize St. Louis Lambert International Airport still has a long way to go, St. Louis city officials delayed a vote on whether or not to approve a team of advisers for the second time. The Board of Estimate and Apportionment, comprised of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, Comptroller Darlene Green and Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed, was set to vote on the matter Wednesday, but city officials […]

RELEASE: Emerson agrees to buy Aventics

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price of €527 million. Aventics is among the global leaders in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. Emerson is a leader in fluid automation technologies for process and industrial applications, and Aventics significantly expands the Company’s reach in this growing $13 billion market. Aventics builds upon and strengthens Emerson’s capabilities and solutions […]

RELEASE: Ameren Illinois announces commitment to put 300,000 smart thermostats in customer homes and businesses

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. /PRNewswire/ — Building on its commitment to help customers become more energy efficient, Ameren Illinois announced an initiative to put 300,000 smart thermostats in customer homes and businesses. Ameren Illinois Chairman and President Richard J. Mark was joined by Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) Chairman Brien Sheahan, as well as representatives from the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) and leading manufacturers ecobee and Nest in announcing the plan Wednesday afternoon in […]

As newspapers struggle, McCaskill hopes to suspend paper tariffs

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced on Tuesday that she’s backing a bipartisan push to halt excessive taxes on paper imports that are critical to Missouri’s newspaper and printing industries. According to McCaskill, the bipartisan legislation, which has been endorsed by printers and publishers representing more than 600,000 American jobs, would suspend the import taxes on uncoated groundwood paper while the Department of Commerce examines the health of the printing and publishing industry. “Newspapers are already […]

RELEASE: Advanced ICU Care Launches Tele-ICU Clinical Services at Hackettstown Medical Center

ST. LOUIS, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Advanced ICU Care, the nation’s largest, most experienced provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, announced today the launch of tele-ICU clinical services at Atlantic Health System’s Hackettstown Medical Center in New Jersey. The partnership with Hackettstown Medical Center expands the company’s multi-facility relationship with Atlantic Health System to deliver the gold standard of critical care. Advanced ICU Care’s intensivist-led care teams support Hackettstown Medical Center’s bedside clinicians to deliver 24/7 ICU patient care […]

RELEASE: Marcus Theatres® brings new amenities to 23 more theatres

Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced that 23 theatres in eight states are welcoming the highly anticipated summer blockbuster season with new amenities. Extensive renovations over the past year added signature DreamLounger℠ recliner seating, premium large format (PLF) screens and exciting food and beverage concepts. From the Lincoln Grand Cinema in Nebraska to the Pickerington Cinema in Ohio, these investments demonstrate the company’s commitment to creating the ultimate moviegoing experience. […]

RELEASE: Cardinals to host home run against hunger food drive on May 20

Fans Can Donate Non-Perishable Food Items In Exchange For Cardinals Ticket Vouchers The St. Louis Cardinals are teaming up with Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance and Feeding Missouri to host the Home Run Against Hunger Food Drive before the Cardinals take on the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, May 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in front of the Official Cardinals Team Store at the corner of 8th and Clark Street. Fans who bring a non-perishable […]

RELEASE: Coalition of Illinois utilities opens doors for diverse suppliers in 2017

IUBDC members buy $1.25 billion in goods, services from minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses Charter members of the Illinois Utilities Business Diversity Council (IUBDC) spent a combined total of more than $1.25 billion on goods and services provided by minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses in 2017, a 7.8% increase over the prior year.  IUBDC was formed in 2015 to increase business opportunities for diverse suppliers through closer collaboration, technical development and sharing of best practices […]

RELEASE: Edgewell Personal Care announces the appointment of Marisa Iasenza as Chief Legal Officer

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) today announced the appointment of Marisa Iasenza as chief legal officer (CLO). Iasenza joins Edgewell from Harman International Industries, Incorporated where she served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. Beginning on June 4, 2018, Iasenza will be based in the company’s Shelton, Conn.office reporting to David Hatfield, chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board of directors. “Marisa is a pragmatic, results-oriented General […]