Thursday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Jun. 14, 2001 at 6:01 p.m.



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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FROM THE SALT LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT.

Big-D Construction has been selected by the federal government to build a new $20 million dollar building for the IRS in downtown Ogden. The 130,000 square foot facility will house the IRS accounts management center and toll-free call center.

Furst Construction, contractor for the construction of the Calvary Baptist Church at 1090 South State Street, helped organize volunteers to work on the landscaping at no cost. Furst Construction Project Manager, Craig Bennett, helped organize youth from the Calvary Baptist Church, Highland 19th Ward, and local Boy Scout Troops to join forces to work on the landscaping.

Bud Bailey Construction has been selected to build the food court at the downtown Gateway project. The also will build a bridge at the Gateway.

Midwest Fasteners Corporations, a distributer of over 19,000 types of fasteners, has chosen the Utah Industrial Depot for its 20,000 square foot warehouse distribution center.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: During the Sydney Olympics, buses and trains more than doubled their normal load of passengers.

The premier Salt Lake business social event, A Giant in Our City, is only two weeks away on Thursday, June 28th. This year the Chamber Board of Governors has unanimously chosen to honor Spencer Eccles as A Giant In Our City. To reserve space call 328-5043 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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