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Alcoa to sell Mt. Holly smelter

The potroom technical coordinator for Alcoa's Mt. Holly aluminum smelter scoops a sample of molten metal from the potline. (Photo/Leslie Burden)Aloca has agreed to sell its majority stake in the company’s Mt. Holly aluminum smelter in Berkeley County to Century Aluminum, which owns a minority stake in the operation. The company said the 500 employees at the plants will transition to the new ownership with the $67.5 million sale. Read More...


Passenger, cargo traffic take off at airport

Columbia Metropolitan Airport reported that the number of passengers boarding flights in September rose 7.50% over the same month in 2013. Meanwhile, projections of a busy holiday shipping season this year should benefit the cargo side. Read More...


Court rules SCE&G can raise rates to cover nuclear costs

The S.C. Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion affirmed a 2012 ruling by the Public Service Commission that S.C. Electric & Gas Co. could update its nuclear project construction schedule and capital costs under the Base Load Review Act, which the legislature passed in 2007. Read More...


Court rules SCE&G can raise rates to cover nuclear costs

The S.C. Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion affirmed a 2012 ruling by the Public Service Commission that S.C. Electric & Gas Co. could update its nuclear project construction schedule and capital costs under the Base Load Review Act, which the legislature passed in 2007. Read More...