St. Bernard Parish Secures $2M Grant for Connector Road

June 22, 2022 | Biz New Orleans (full link below) CHALMETTE, La. — From the St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $2 million grant to St. Bernard Parish Government to build a road to connect the St. Bernard Port,…

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U.S. Steel Opening Plant in Osceola, AR

June 20, 2022 | tanktransport.com (full link below) $3 billion steel-making facility will be largest private project in the history of Arkansas and most advanced steel mill in North America. United States Steel Corp. broke ground in Osceola, Arkansas, on the company’s next-generation steel mill. The $3 billion steel-making facility will be the most advanced in…

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Cargill to expand production with new soybean facility

June 15, 2022 | petfoodprocessing.net (full link below) MINNEAPOLIS — Cargill will build a new soybean processing facility in Pemiscot County, Mo., with an annual production capacity of 62 million bus of soybeans to support growth in domestic and global oilseeds demand driven by the food, feed and fuel markets, the company announced May 17.…

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IRPT: Lower Mississippi Basin Meeting

IRPT’s Lower Mississippi Basin Meeting, held at the Port of South Louisiana, was a great success. It was exciting to be together again for networking and to learn about the growth IRPT Members are experiencing and anticipating. We had a great group of interactive attendees and were honored to have Anthony Gex, IRPT President, with us…

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IRPT Lower Mississippi River Basin Meeting

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals invites you to a: Lower Mississippi River Basin Meeting Wednesday, June 1st from 11 am to 4 pm The Port of South Louisiana – Guest House 1692 Highway 44 Reserve, LA 70084 IRPT is a trade association for the nation’s inland waterway, port, and terminal professionals. Our mission is to…

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MoDOT: Improving Multimodal Transportation Options

Billions Headed to Missouri Transportation Fund from Gas Tax Hike, Infrastructure Bill November 12, 2021: Missouri Independent With $6.5 billion on the way from the federal infrastructure bill and a newly increased gas tax, Missouri is ready to take a big bite out of $4.5 billion in unfunded highway needs, Patrick McKenna, director of the Missouri Department of…

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National Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 9 through May 15, 2021

Proclamation 10205 of May 7, 2021 In 2020, the United States experienced a record year for extreme weather, with an unprecedented 30 named storms in the Atlantic Basin alone. Twelve of these storms, six of which were hurricanes, made landfall in the United States. These storms and hurricanes unleashed their devastating power on the individuals…

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