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Beaverton could hire new employees to meet demand

Beaverton's building division is requesting authorization to hire new employees due to a major uptick in new construction.

Portland saves 11 affordable housing buildings

Portland's Housing Bureau preserved 11 affordable housing buildings over the past five years.

Oregon economy falls in June

Oregon's economy fell in June as hiring slowed in construction, transportation, finance and private education.

Portland startup Lytics raises $2.2M

Portland startup Lytics raised $2.2 million in funding from two venture capital firms.

NuScale refutes critics

Corvallis-based NuScale responded to a Washington DC think tank that is saying small modular reactors are unsafe and uneconomical.

Precision Castparts sales up

Precision Castparts sales hit almost $2.4 billion this quarter, though the manufacturer lost about $12 million due to union organizing.

SolarWorld restructures in Germany

SolarWorld avoided insolvency with a financial restructuring plan.