Montana Economic Development Summit http://kufm.org en Biggest results of jobs summit may take time to see, if they are seen at all http://kufm.org/post/biggest-results-jobs-summit-may-take-time-see-if-they-are-seen-all <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;The shaking of hands and rubbing of elbows is winding down in Butte.</span></p><p>The Montana Economic Development Summit wrapped up in the Mining City Tuesday.</p><p>Senator Max Baucus’s office and the Montana chamber of commerce led the organization for the event.</p><p>Corporate sponsors paid the quarter million dollar bill for the two-day summit, letting anyone who signed up to come for free.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:12:38 +0000 Dan Boyce 8476 at http://kufm.org Biggest results of jobs summit may take time to see, if they are seen at all Boeing announces $35 million expansion of Helena plant http://kufm.org/post/boeing-announces-35-million-expansion-helena-plant <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The CEO of Boeing said Tuesday the company is expanding its Helena manufacturing plant by almost 50-percent.</span></p><p>Jim McNerney said the $35 million dollar expansion will add between 20 and 25 jobs to the facility’s workforce, allowing for the building of parts for the company’s 787 Dreamliner.</p><p>McNerney announced the expansion at the <a href="http://montanajobssummit.com/" target="_top">Montana Economic Development Summit </a>in Butte alongside Senator Max Baucus and Governor Steve Bullock.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:50:05 +0000 Dan Boyce 8433 at http://kufm.org Boeing announces $35 million expansion of Helena plant FULL KEYNOTE: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg speaks with Sen. Max Baucus on MT Jobs Summit Stage http://kufm.org/post/full-keynote-facebook-coo-sheryl-sandberg-speaks-sen-max-baucus-mt-jobs-summit-stage <p></p><p><a href="http://montanajobssummit.com/" target="_blank">The Montana Jobs Summit &nbsp;&nbsp;</a>gives the following biography for Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg:</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:06:18 +0000 Dan Boyce 8413 at http://kufm.org FULL KEYNOTE: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg speaks with Sen. Max Baucus on MT Jobs Summit Stage FULL KEYNOTE: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt speaks at Montana Economic Development Summit http://kufm.org/post/full-keynote-google-executive-chairman-eric-schmidt-speaks-montana-economic-development-summit <p></p><p>Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke to the <a href="http://montanajobssummit.com/" target="_blank">Montana Economic Development Summit &nbsp;</a>on Monday, addressing both the challenges and opportunities in creating jobs in the modern world.</p><p>Schmidt also has some advice for Montana, a state he says he "loves everything about."</p><p>Hear his full speech below</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:06:42 +0000 Dan Boyce 8405 at http://kufm.org FULL KEYNOTE: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt speaks at Montana Economic Development Summit