New Riverport Authority dock nears being fully operational

New Riverport Authority dock nears being fully operational Owensboro Riverport Authority’s new low-water dock should be fully operational by mid-September, officials said Wednesday. Workers are pouring the remaining concrete for the dock’s road, and trucks will be able to start using it once the concrete cures about 14 days later, project manager Bruce Cabbage said.…

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Officials celebrate $858 million upgrade to Ohio River locks

For many years, Mary Ann Bucci and the Port of Pittsburgh Commission have mostly been able to lobby for improvements to the regions locks and dams in piecemeal fashion — a few million here, a few million there to address problems a bit at a time, always with some money coming from a tax program…

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Miter Gate Replacement Project Underway at Cannelton Locks and Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District’s Cannelton Locks and Dam Miter Gate Replacement project kicked off in July and is in full swing. Due to scheduled maintenance and repairs, the 1,200-foot primary chamber at the facility on the Ohio River in Cannelton, Ind., is closed through Nov. 11, 2022, to allow replacement of…

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New Coal Processing Facility Planned in West Virginia

Frontier Applied Sciences subsidiary Frontieras North America revealed plans this week to build a new processing plant in Mason County, West Virginia that will manufacturer a “cleaner version” of coal using a proprietary technology. The facility will use the firm’s patented Solid Carbon Fractionation (SCF) technology to extract volatiles, moisture, and contaminates from coal, waste plastics and…

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