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VBD Weekly / JANUARY 13 2023

DOE Commits $700 Million Loan to Nevada Lithium Mine


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Department of Energy Commits $700 Million Loan to Nevada Lithium Mine

The U.S. Department of Energy has committed to lend Ioneer Ltd. up to $700 million to mine lithium and boron from the Rhyolite Ridge project in Esmeralda County, Nevada.

The Rhyolite Ridge project would finance the on-site processing of lithium carbonate that could potentially support production of lithium for approximately 370,000 EVs each year.

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LM Construction Breaks Ground on Latest $40 Million Industrial Project in Henderson

Rendering of Nancy J Industrial Park (Courtesy of LM Construction)

LM Construction broke ground on its latest project, Nancy J Industrial Park, on the northeast corner of Eagle Rock Street and Nancy Jay Street and north of East Lake Mead Parkway in Henderson.

Larry Monkarsh the Owner of LM Construction and partner in Brass Cap Development, is also acting as the Owner/Developer of the project – developing under Red Label LV, LLC.

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Gov. Lombardo Appoints Attorney Kirk Hendrick as Chair of Nevada Gaming Control Board

Kinshasa, Grand Hotel, Casino
Photo by Kaysha / Unsplash

Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo announced the selection of attorney Kirk Hendrick as a member and as the next chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

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DIV Industrial Acquires 94 Acres to Build 1.7 Million SF Logistic Center in Henderson

El Dorado Valley Logistics Center. Image courtesy of DIV Industrial

DIV Industrial, a new Irvine-based industrial investment and development firm, has acquired 94 acres in Henderson, Nevada to build a 1.7 million square-foot LEED certified industrial logistics complex located at the cross-section of Highway 95 and Roger Ray Road. The site was recently annexed into the City of Henderson.

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Public Relations Society of America Las Vegas Chapter Announces 2023 Leadership

From left to right: first row Greg Chase, Clark Dumont and Rina Foster; second row Carlee Gettman, Dawn Merritt and Leslie Mujica; third row Gretchen Papez, Keval Patel, and Matt Seltzer. (Photos from PRSA)

The Public Relations Society of America Las Vegas Valley Chapter has elected its board of directors for 2023, the 75th anniversary of PRSA nationally.

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United Way of Southern Nevada Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Julian High, CEO of United Way of Southern Nevada) and community partners (Photo from United Way of Southern Nevada)

United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) is celebrating its 65th anniversary. The nonprofit organization provides funding for various education, workforce development, and community support programs with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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