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Utah Pulse- Going Global: Shamrock Mining LLC

Sometimes you go where life takes you. That’s certainly been the case for the second career of Floyd Anderson, the 94-year-old owner and general manager of Shamrock Mining LLC, based in Hanna, Utah. After a career in higher education, Anderson, who holds a PhD in family relations and psychology, received an invitation to search for emeralds in eastern Utah with a group that included a gemologist, the head of the BYU Geology department and several graduate students. Although the search party didn’t find any emeralds, they did stumble across a plethora of translucent yellow rocks. One of the searchers said he knew of a place with plenty more of the stones, on a plateau about 10,000 feet in elevation north of Tabiona in the Uintah Mountains. To read the complete article, click...

Utah Pulse- WTC Utah Sponsored Article: Utah’s Economy Under the Trump Administration

How will the Trump administration impact Utah businesses? No one knows exactly what will happen to the economy when Trump begins governing. But some Utah experts are willing to make some informed speculation. A thought leader symposium focused on what might happen with tax policy, international business, energy and healthcare in the next four years will be held Dec. 14, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at Zions Bank, One South Main, Suite 1800. To read the complete article, click...

Utah Pulse- WTC Utah and EDCUtah Co-host ‘What’s Up Down South Economic Summit’ Reception

Are you attending the “What’s Up Down South Economic Summit” on Jan. 12 in St. George? The summit is the go-to source for economic development information and activity taking place in the southwest region of the state. While making plans for your attendance, allow time to join World Trade Center Utah and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) on Jan. 11 for a pre-summit reception from 5-7 p.m. at Entrada at Snow Canyon. The Entrada reception is the perfect networking opportunity, as you will be joined by government, civic, education and business leaders from across the state in a casual, festive atmosphere at the feet of Snow Canyon’s majestic cliffs. Register as WTC Utah’s guest...

HJ News- People in Business

The Utah Technology Council and Cache Chamber of Commerce will hold a free breakfast and panel discussion on importing from and exporting to China from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 in Room 840 at Bridgerland Applied Technology College, 1301 N. 600 West, Logan. To read the complete article, click...

Utah Policy- Utah’s Economy Under a Trump Administration

Join World Trade Center Utah Dec. 14 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. for a panel discussion on how Utah’s economy including tax policy, international business, energy, and healthcare might change over the next four years. To register click here. To read the complete article, click...

Deseret News- Derek B. Miller: Making America great again: 3 hopes and 3 concerns

President-elect Donald Trump wants to make America great again. It’s hard to disagree with a goal like that, but Trump’s plans are causing both jubilance and angst around the country and the world. Here are three hopes and three concerns for a Trump administration. To read the complete article, click...

Utah Policy- What Does the End of the TPP Mean for Utah (with video)

In this edition of “I Have Questions with Bryan Schott,” we talk with Derek Miller, president and CEO of the World Trade Center Utah. He discusses what the end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership means for Utah, and what other trade proposals from President-Elect Donald Trump could mean for the beehive state. Miller also lays out why Utah’s plans to build an inland port could mean big advantages for the state’s economy. To watch the video, click...

Utah Pulse- ‘Discover Cuba’ With WTC Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber

Join World Trade Center Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber for a “Discover Cuba” trip May 3-10, 2017. We’ll explore Cuba’s unique history with Utah business leaders and learn about the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Cuba. View the itinerary here. To read the complete article, click...