Governor Wolf Continues ‘Jobs that Pay’ Tour at Dura-Bond Pipe


first_img May 26, 2017 Governor Wolf Continues ‘Jobs that Pay’ Tour at Dura-Bond Pipe Economy,  Jobs That Pay,  Press Release McKeesport, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today continued his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at the Dura-Bond Industries (Dura-Bond) steel pipe plant in McKeesport. Headquartered in Export, Pa., Dura-Bond announced in January its acquisition of the former U.S. Steel Tubular Products pipe mill in Allegheny County, which it anticipates will create 100 new jobs.“Dura-Bond tells an incredible story about bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States, thanks to the company’s legacy of manufacturing in Pennsylvania, its proximity to our steel-making centers, and our state’s abundant natural gas supply,” said Governor Wolf. “Companies like Dura-Bond exemplify my commitment to growing Pennsylvania’s economy and creating – and keeping – jobs in our state.”Before it closed in 2014, the former U.S. Steel Tubular Products operation in McKeesport had produced the pipe used in projects that included the Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East project. Later, Sunoco sourced its pipe from producers in other states, with Dura-Bond providing much of the coating.In 2016, Dura-Bond acquired the plant, announcing its plans to reactivate the operation to manufacturer smaller, midstream pipe.Governor Wolf was joined by Dura-Bond President Jason Norris and other leadership, as well as McKeesport Mayor Mike Cherepko, Senator Jim Brewster (D-45) and State Representative Eric Nelson (R-57). Today’s facility tour follows a visit by Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin in April 2017.Dura-Bond, originally established in 1960 to provide corrosion protective services for steel manufacturers, now owns and operates four companies: Dura-Bond Steel, Inc., in Export, Pa., producing structural steel for the marine and heavy highway markets and offering protective specialty coatings for steel products; Dura-Bond Pipe, LLC in Steelton, Pa., manufacturing steel line pipe and providing internal and external coating; Dura-Bond Pipe McKeesport LLC, manufacturing steel line pipe; and Dura-Bond Coating, Inc., in Duquesne, Pa., offering coatings and a complete line of pipeline products.Find out more about Governor Wolf’s commitment to growing Pennsylvania’s economy.For more information on the Department of Community and Economic Development, visit Wolf is in the Northwest as part of a three-day trip to announce jobs, tour economic development projects, and visit the Erie VA Medical Center.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

William Hill extends Doncaster racecourse connection


first_imgShare Related Articles SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO August 25, 2020 Share UK racing remains hopeful for crowd pilot events August 14, 2020 StumbleUpon UKGC hails ‘delivered efficiencies’ of its revamped licence maintenance service  August 20, 2020 UK bookmaker William Hill has secured an agreement with the Arena Racing Company (ARC) and Doncaster Racecourse, to strengthen its sponsorship arrangements with the Yorkshire track.William Hill’s involvement marks an extension of their connection with Doncaster, with the firm announced as sponsors of the two day Grimthorpe Chase meeting, which is set to take place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March.By including the fourteen jump races spread across the two days in its portfolio, William Hill have added to their title sponsorship of the flagship William Hill St Leger Festival in September.David Leyden Dunbar, ARC’s Group Director of Partnerships, commented: “We are delighted to further develop the partnership between ARC, Doncaster Racecourse and William Hill with this new sponsorship.“Both the William Hill and Doncaster Racecourse teams worked together to deliver a memorable first year of The William Hill St Leger Festival in September and this will offer a further opportunity to grow that relationship.”William Hill’s Liam McKee added: “We were really impressed with ARC and Doncaster during our first year as sponsors of the Leger and we’re delighted to extend our partnership with the new William Hill Grimthorpe sponsorship.”The news comes a day after the William Hill Group (WHG) were handed a £6.2m penalty package, relating to a number of social responsibility and money laundering failures.As a result of a near two year Gambling Commission (UKGC) investigation, it was found WHG benefited by ten customers depositing £1.2m which has links to criminal offences.It was detailed the firm are to pay £5m for regulation breaches, in addition to a divestment of the £1.2m earned from the transactions. Submitlast_img read more