Arkansas White Red Ouachita News

Company invests $30M in Muskogee plant expansion

A North Carolina company has invested $30 million to expand a plant it operates in Muskogee and plans eventually to hire 30-40 additional workers there. The company, CaptiveAire, manufactures commercial kitchen ventilation systems but has plans to begin manufacturing commercial HVAC equipment as well. Founded nearly a half-century ago, it has six manufacturing facilities across…
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IRPT: Arkansas-White-Red-Ouachita River Basin Meeting

Arkansas-White-Red-Ouachita Rivers Basin Meeting Thursday, April 13th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Lunch provided To be held in conjunction with the Arkansas Oklahoma Port and Operator Association (AOPOA) meeting Courtyard by Marriot Stagecoach Room 900 Rogers Avenue Fort Smith, AR 72901 Thank you to our meeting sponsor:           IRPT is…
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Rogers County Commissioner Lobbies D.C. for Dedicated Waterway Funding

TULSA, Okla. – Oklahoma’s and the nation’s inland ports and waterway system could get a critical boost in financial support if one Oklahoma elected official gets his way in Washington. The National Association of Counties NACo is the organization that lobbies on behalf of the nation’s 3,069 counties. One county commissioner from Oklahoma took the…
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SWT August 22 Tonnage Report

Please see attached tonnage report for the SWT portion of the MKARNS, August 2022, thank you. Robert Steiner Navigation Systems Operations Manager W. D. Mayo, Robert S. Kerr & Webbers Falls 114302 S. 4629 Rd. Sallisaw OK 74955 BL 918-775-4475-5833 CP 918-607-0952
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Arkansas Public Port Development Underway as Grants Provide Needed Funding

Arkansas Public Port Development Underway as Grants Provide Needed Funding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 28, 2022) – The Arkansas Waterways Commission awarded grants totaling $1,952,102.55 to three Arkansas ports through the Arkansas Waterways Commission’s Arkansas Port, Intermodal, and Waterway Development Grant Program. Through the grant program, ad valorem taxes paid by industries on the value…
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Gov. John Bel Edwards helped break ground on a $110.5 million sawmill facility

July 11, 2022 | Shreveport Times (full link below) On a slightly overcast summer day Plain Dealing was bustling with people to celebrate the groundbreaking of a $110.5 million sawmill facility. “This is a fabulous announcement,” said Don Pearson, Secretary for Louisiana Economic Development. The Teal-Jones Group broke ground with Gov. John Bel Edwards, Pearson, Greater Bossier…
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