Friday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Aug. 10, 2001 at 8:51 p.m.



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

Wasatch Property Management will open an energy efficient tower at the Woodlands Business Park in Murray. The building uses water instead of electricity to generate air conditioning-- saving 20 percent on energy use. It also has special sensors that turn off lights if they don’t detect any movement after a set time. This may also

Derek Regal of BP has been appointed to the 2001 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Award is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive.

Questar reported net income of $26.9 million in the second quarter of 2001. This is only slightly above last year’s earning for the second quarter.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: This week we are talking about 5 of the 10 Olympic Sports Venues. Ten Olympic long track speed skating events will take place at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns. You can get a chance to take an insider’s tour of this 400-meter oval at the Chamber’s next Business After Hours on Thursday, August 23rd. This networking event is sponsored by Layton Construction and Gillies Stransky Brems Smith Architects. And after the networking, you will have the chance to skate on the world’s fastest ice. Call 328-5050 for more information, or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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