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Ground broken for Tucson airport's new control tower

Ground broken for Tucson airport's new control tower

Tucson International Airport has the second-oldest commercial air traffic control tower in the country. Soon it will have the newest.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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US aerospace company expands into Sonora

US aerospace company expands into Sonora

Florida-based Carlisle Interconnect Technologies has broken ground on a new manufacturing plant in Nogales, Sonora.

June 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson aerospace company expands into Nogales, Son.

Tucson aerospace company expands into Nogales, Son.

In a nod to its geographical advantage, a Tucson aerospace company has expanded into the Mexican market with the opening of a manufacturing facility in Nogales, Sonora.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Securaplane marks 10-year relationship with Airbus

Securaplane marks 10-year relationship with Airbus

The competitive battle between Boeing Co. and Airbus is often cast as a U.S.-versus-Europe struggle for airliner supremacy.

February 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Group hopes Arizona drone-testing programs soar

Group hopes Arizona drone-testing programs soar

Undaunted after losing out on a federal drone-testing contract, proponents of the unmanned-aircraft industry in Southern Arizona are launching a private drone-testing site in Sierra Vista.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Defense firms plan own furloughs amid shutdown

Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.

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Brewer promotes trade, tourism with India

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer hopes to increase the state’s trade with India, saying the country represents far more to Arizona than customer-support call centers.

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Tucson-raised transgender candidate could become a first in NYC

Tucson-raised transgender candidate could become a first in NYC

NEW YORK — Mel Wymore is a typical city council candidate in many ways, campaigning as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of a roster of local organizations. But Wymore’s community-leader resume has an unusual feature: He built much of it while he was a woman.

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Jobs inch up at biggest area employers

Southern Arizona's biggest employers grew their payrolls less than 1 percent in 2012, according to the latest Star 200 survey by the Arizona Daily Star.

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Sign-up deadline is Sunday for Youth Career Expo, hosted by Pima County

Pima County will host a free Youth Career Expo at 3 p.m. April 10 at Tucson International Airport, 7250 S. Tucson Blvd.

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$90M road hub proposed for S. Side

$90M road hub proposed for S. Side

Pima County's $40 million plan to protect Raytheon has evolved into a $90 million one-road-fits-all plan designed to meet the needs of a growing list of existing and hoped-for future employers in a broad corridor across Tucson's far south side.

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Raytheon interceptor hits mark using satellite data

A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems destroyed a ballistic missile in a test primarily using targeting data from space satellites, the company said today.

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Tucson tech: The industry had some hits, a few misses in 2012

Tucson tech: The industry had some hits, a few misses in 2012

A Raytheon employee works on the Griffin minimissile, one of the company's positive developments in 2012. Raytheon also won some healthy production contracts for weapons during the past year.

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Tucson tech: The industry had some hits, a few misses in 2012

Tucson tech: The industry had some hits, a few misses in 2012

From missiles to microbes, here's a look back at some of the top stories and trends of 2012 - and what may lie ahead in 2013:

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Avionics firm plans expansion

Locally based Securaplane Technologies, which was acquired last year by Meggitt PLC, plans to expand to a proposed 55,000-square-foot facility in Oro Valley.

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Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

Workers at CAID Industries Inc., 2275 E. Ganley Road, build a vessel to use in mining. CAID, which makes medical equipment and works with metals, is interested in exporting to Mexico. "If Sonora needs technical services, we can fill a large void," said Juan Cardenas, CAID's vice president.

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Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

Ismael Contreras adjusts a milling machine before Martha Sanchez makes a zeon light mounting ring adapter at Lindel Engineering.

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Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

CNC programmer machinist Tim O'Moore operates a vertical milling machine at AGM Container Controls Inc. at 3526 E. Fort Lowell Road.

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Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

This manifold is an example of the work done at Lindel Engineering, where new parts are made for medical, optical, dental, defense and aerospace machines or assemblies.

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Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

Tucson businessmen visit Sonora to showcase products for Mexico

Lindel Engineering would like to double the size of its Tucson company over the next five years.

November 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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