Austin’s Urban Mining raises $25 million for magnet facility

Austin-based Urban Mining Company, which has developed a magnet recycling process, has raised $25 million in funding, the company said.The funding will go towards the financing to build and operate a magnet recycling and manufacturing facility at...

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FDA cites Whole Foods for food safety violations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cited Austin-based Whole Foods Market for several food safety violations.In a June 8 letter to Whole Foods, the FDA write that that it inspected the company’s manufacturing facility in Everett, Mass. and “found...

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Whole Foods cited for FDA violations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cited Austin-based Whole Foods Market in a warning letter for several food safety violations, saying the retailer must take several correction actions to address the concerns. The agency said in a June 8 letter...

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Pedernales Electric Co-op faces new election test

On Friday, Pedernales Electric Cooperative members will wrap up early voting for two open seats on the nonprofit’s board of directors before a formal meeting later this month.Three candidates — an incumbent and two newcomers — are competing for two...

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San Diego firm buys Austin’s AmeriPro Home Loans

A San Diego-based mortgage company has scooped up Austin’s AmeriPro Home Loans.Guild Mortgage Co. said it has acquired the Austin company, which has 29 branches and $750 million in loan volume as of 2015, for an undisclosed amount.The deal is expected...

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More ride-hailing companies enter the Austin market

Austin's ride-hailing landscape continues to rebuild with a new set of players vying to fill in the gaps left behind by the departure of Uber and Lyft. This week Boston-based Fasten joined the fray, with a promise of cheaper fares while giving drivers...

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Google launches delivery services in Austin

The delivery arm for Internet giant Google has arrived in Austin.On Wednesday, Google Express kicked off overnight and two-day shopping and delivery service from retailers such as Costco and Whole Foods Market.The move comes as the company is expanding...

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Allegiant Air launches new Austin nonstop to Albuquerque

Allegiant Air will launch new nonstop service to Albuquerque Thursday, adding to a growing menu of flight options at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The first Albuquerque-bound flight will see an afternoon celebration at the airline’s gate...

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Another startup jumps into Austin’s ride-hailing fray

Another company is jumping into Austin’s ride-hailing fray.Boston-based startup Fasten, which has held a series of local recruiting events recently, says it has received the necessary city approvals and plans to begin offering service in Austin on...

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Another company jumps into Austin’s ride-hailing fray

Another new name is jumping into Austin’s ride-hailing fray.Boston-based startup Fasten, which has held a series of recruiting events in recent days, says it’s drawn the necessary city approvals and is slated to launch service in Austin on Wednesday...

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