Colorado Convention Center expansion project begins at last

With the events business slowly crawling out of its COVID-19 crater, the first day of fall was about looking ahead at the Colorado Convention Center, where construction on the long-planned 80,000-square-foot rooftop ballroom is finally underway. On the sunny side, Denver tourism officials are starting to market it even now, though construction won’t be done until 2023 and it won’t […]

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Tauranga electric motorbike maker Ubco raises another US$10m, secures key production deal

Tauranga-based electric motorcycle maker Ubco has raised another big chunk of capital, and secured a new manufacturing deal that will allow it to dramatically scale up production capacity from batches of hundreds to tens of thousands per year. The firm has raised US$10 million ($14m) from Jubilee Glory Investments, a firm affiliated with its Taiwanese production partner TPK. Read More […]

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Denvers first freeze and first snow are coming up faster than you think

It’s officially the fall season (if you follow the astronomical seasons rather than the meteorological seasons) and before you know it, it’ll be 32 degrees and snow will be flying. I know, shocker right? We all know the weather changes with the seasons but that doesn’t negate the little bit of shock that happens when we feel freezing temperatures for […]

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Your Thursday Briefing

We’re covering Biden’s call to shore up the global response to the pandemic and some signs of trouble for China’s economy. Biden urges the world to ‘go big’ on Covid President Biden on Wednesday called on leaders, pharmaceutical executives and civil society organizations to forge a global plan to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a virtual Covid-19 summit organized […]

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Tesco warns Christmas panic buying could be worse than first lockdown due to driver shortage – reports

Tesco has warned the government that it is worried about panic-buying in the run-up to Christmas as a shortage of HGV drivers results in empty shelves, reports suggest. Britain’s biggest supermarket told a meeting of the government’s new food and drink taskforce it could be “far worse” than stockpiling that took place at the start of the pandemic last year, […]

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