July 28,2020: Muskogee Phoenix (full link below) Muskogee Port Director Scott Robinson on Tuesday lauded the accomplishments of his new deputy director as a person whose “value to the port cannot be overstated.” Robinson credited Deputy Director Kimbra Scott, who has managed communications and public affairs at the Port of Muskogee for six years, for…

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    Today, the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued Emergency Directive (ED 20-03) directing federal civilian executive branch agencies to apply a Microsoft Windows patch to mitigate significant vulnerability risks, and minimize exposure of associated threats to our federal information systems. CISA is directing federal civilian departments and agencies to…

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The Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri has been given 116 acres to develop a port on the Missouri River in Jefferson City. In a Tuesday press conference, the Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri announced the signage of House Bill 1330 by Governor Mike Parson which gives the port authority 116 acres to develop…

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Name change and new brand build on over a century of success   CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – July 15, 2020 – Alliant Energy Transportation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation, announced today the company is changing its name to Travero.   The new name connects the company’s resources into one brand and furthers…

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July 8, 2020: Waterways Council, Inc. Today, Waterways Council, Inc.’s (WCI) Board of Directors unanimously elected Tracy R. Zea as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. He will assume the new duties today. With a broad range of Capitol Hill, policy development and government relations expertise, Mr. Zea most recently served as WCI’s Vice…

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5R Enterprises is soliciting proposals to purchase 18-24 tight, dry hopper barges (box and rake) in very good condition. Covers are needed for 25% of barges for winter storage of product. Timeframe for purchase is four (4) months with a price range from $170,000 – $190,000. For a copy of the RFP document, please contact…

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The Little Rock Port Authority is soliciting proposals to provide mooring and fleeting services for the Port of Little Rock. For a copy of the RFQ document, please contact Bryan Day, Executive Director, Little Rock Port Authority, at 501-490-1468 or  bryan.day@portoflittlerock.com Proposals must be presented by noon on, July 17, 2020. The Little Rock Port…

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All of us at Marcus Construction are hopeful and prayerful that this video finds you safe and healthy. To say we are living in some tumultuous times would be a bit of an understatement and news to no one. And yet through it all, America’s farmers and ranchers, and the agricultural community in general, continue…

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Her first time to set foot on a towboat, which was working at a bridge construction site at the time, was marked by a gruffly spoken warning from the pilot: “Hey, zip and clip,” referring to the life vest she had loosely pulled on before boarding. “And, don’t forget your hard hat.” This was Mindy…

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded The Port of Harlingen Authority a $5.2 million Rider 38 Grant for transportation improvement and service expansion. “The grant money from TxDoT is going to make a huge impact in our business but also in moving toward fulfilling our master plan,” said Alan Johnson, Port of Harlingen…

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