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Ardoin named human resources manager at Hanson

Rob Ardoin. Photo courtesy of Hanson Professional Services Inc. Hanson Professional Services Inc. announced that Rob Ardoin has been named human resources manager at the Springfield-based engineering firm. Previously, Ardoin was the human resources business partner at H.D. Smith Speciality Solutions in Springfield and a recruiter for Memorial Health System in Springfield. Ardoin [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Chamber releases economic impact study on proposed EmberClear plant

By Patrick Yeagle The site of the proposed Lincoln Land Energy Center, 12 miles southeast of Springfield. Image via EmberClear presentation to Springfield City Council. A proposed natural gas plant near Pawnee would bring needed development to Sangamon County, according to an economic impact study released this week by the Greater Springfield Chamber [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Brewing supply store opens in Springfield

By Patrick Yeagle Jeremy (left) and Blake Burris of Capitol City Brewing Supply. Photo courtesy of Blake Burris. Springfield beer and wine brewers have a new option for supplies with the opening of Capitol City Brewing Supply this week. Owned by father-son team Jeremy and Blake Burris, the new shop opened Aug. 30. [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Rauner vetoes creation of state-run workers’ comp insurer

By Patrick Yeagle Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday vetoed earlier this month a bill which would have created a state-run insurance provider for workers' compensation. The veto comes amid debate over whether private insurers bilk employers through allegedly outsize premiums. In 2011, Illinois adopted several changes to its workers' compensation system, including lowering reimbursement for [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Categories: Business News, Government, News|0 Comments

Former Goodwill building to house different nonprofit – Building permit roundup

By Patrick Yeagle The former Goodwill building at 815 N. 11th St. is undergoing renovation to house Capitol Reuse Center Inc. The former Goodwill building on North 11th Street in Springfield is slated to become the new headquarters for a different nonprofit. Capitol Reuse Center Inc. purchased the building at 815 N. 11th [...]

Steven Warren joins Hanson Professional Services

Steven Warren. Photo courtesy of Hanson Professional Services Inc. Hanson Professional Services Inc. announced this week the hire of Steven Warren as land acquisition project manager. Warren fills the role vacated by Dennis Hollahan earlier this year, when Hollahan became the firm's internal legal counsel. A licensed professional land surveyor, Warren most recently [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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