Category: Regional News

CRAIG TECHNOLOGIES TO PROVIDE PAYLOAD INTEGRATION AND OPERATIONS SUPPORT ON INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Craig Technologies Aerospace Solutions, LLC has been awarded a contract to provide payload integration and operations support to NASA and other federal agencies.  In addition to government agencies, the company will provide satellite launch support to commercial customers both nationally and globally. Craig Technologies Aerospace Solutions (Craig) will provide turnkey services […]

Harris, L3 Technologies agree to largest defense merger in history in $33.5 billion deal

By: Dave Berman, Florida Today Melbourne-based Harris Corp. and New York-based L3 Technologies Inc. on Sunday announced they have agreed to a “transformational merger of equals.” The combined company — to be called L3 Harris Technologies Inc. — will be headquartered in Melbourne. This will be the largest merger in defense industry history, in a stock […]

Blue Origin to build rocket servicing center in Florida

by Alan Boyle Blue Origin, the space venture created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has struck a deal with Florida’s spaceport authority to build a $60 million rocket testing and refurbishment facility near Cape Canaveral. The facility would be constructed at Space Florida’s Exploration Park to provide support services for the $205 million, 750,000-square-foot New […]

DEO Launches Rebuild Florida, providing $616 Million to Help Floridians Repair and Rebuild Homes Damaged by Hurricane Irma

MARATHON, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) launched Rebuild Florida, a long-term recovery effort, which will provide $616 million to help Florida families whose homes were significantly damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irma repair or rebuild their homes. Rebuild Florida is a program run by DEO in partnership with the U.S. […]

MG Foods Selects Brevard Bringing 95 New Jobs and a $2.3 Million Capital Investment

Company to renovate 30,000 square-foot facility in Melbourne. Space Coast, FL (September 11, 2018) – MG Foods Inc. will join Brevard’s growing food manufacturing industry, becoming the 23rd company in this local sector, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced today. The company will renovate 685 Atlantis Road in Melbourne for its […]

Healthcare Career Fair on September 19, 2018

CareerSource Brevard is holding a Healthcare Career Fair on September 19, 2018 from 3-6pm at 295 Barnes Blvd., Rockledge, FL. More than 20 hiring managers will be on site recruiting for positions in Hospital, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Dental Office, Home and Behavioral health settings. Employment opportunities include Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Licensed […]

Job security and advancement opportunities exist in healthcare careers!

Now is a great time to start your healthcare career! Why? Employment projections from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity indicate Brevard County healthcare industry employment for 2017-2025 will increase in Hospitals by 6.6%, Nursing and Residential Care Facilities by 21.3%, and Ambulatory Health Care Services by 19.3%. This explosive industry growth, coupled with lower […]

Federal Contracting Conference

Congressman Bill Posey Presents:  FEDERAL CONTRACTING CONFERENCE Meet Procurement Representatives! Melbourne, FL – Congressman Bill Posey has announced he will be hosting a Federal Contracting Conference on August 14. This is the chance for government contractors to have one-on-one meetings with procurement representatives from Washington D.C., and Central Florida to explore new contracting opportunities. This […]

Soft Skills Training Program Now Offered at Three Brevard Libraries

SOFT SKILLS! SOFT SKILLS! SOFT SKILLS! Employers in Brevard are saying they want to hire people who have exceptional Soft Skills. (Professionalism, Communication, Teamwork, Critical Thinking)   If you are you looking for a job or needing to make a change in your career, you should take advantage of this no cost Soft Skills training […]