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TEREX MATERIALS PROCESSING SHARES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2017 RESULTS

TEREX MATERIALS PROCESSING SHARES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2017 RESULTS DUNGANNON, February [13], 2018 —  Following Terex Corporation’s release of its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, Terex Materials Processing (MP) is pleased to share these, along with its segment-specific results. Terex Corporation reported a strong finish to the year, with Q4 net…
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Bedford Technology: Case study on Port of New Orleans Wharfs

Celebrating its 25th year anniversary, IRPT Member, Bedford Technology has released a case study on the Port of New Orleans Wharfs. You can access the document here. Challenge: The Port originally installed traditional timber for piles and wale beams. After decades of replacing the timber fendering, the engineering team wanted a long-term solution that could…
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Port Milwaukee Cargo Volume Up in 2017

Port Milwaukee Cargo Volume Grows in 2017 As Vessel Visits Climb Nearly 10% A significant increase in the quantity of dry bulk cargo moving through Port Milwaukee pushed annual cargo volumes past the previous year’s totals according to unaudited numbers shared with the Board of Harbor Commissioners on Thursday.  Categories such as limestone, salt, and…
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Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon records all-time high cargo shipments

MOUNT VERNON, Ind. – The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handled more cargo in 2017 than any port in the 57-year history of Indiana’s port system. This was the third-straight year the port handled more than 6 million tons, resulting in a three-year average that was 60 percent higher than the previous three years. Port shipments…
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Red River Waterway Commission making improvements along Red River

Red River Waterway Commission making improvements along Red River Neil Shaw, Jan 14, 2018 The Red River is a beautiful land mark that cuts though our corner of the state. Since a near complete maker in the early 1990s, the mighty Red has seen many a calm and serene moment while at other times threatened…
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Port of Catoosa receiving the 50,000th barge into the port since their opening.

It was a milestone that could have been celebrated with all the pomp and circumstance the business community could muster. Instead, the Tulsa Port of Catoosa, their partners and guests decided to party like rockstars. Tuesday the group celebrated the port receiving the 50,000th barge into the port since their opening. A Port of Catoosa…
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Fort Smith’s manufacturing future still looks bright

October 1st, 2017: SW Times (full link below) Editorial: Fort Smith’s manufacturing future still looks bright It’s National Manufacturing Month, and while we mark it by taking a look at area manufacturers both past and present, we also recognize that manufacturing isn’t what it used to be, both in the scale and type of production,…
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Little Rock Port Authority Reports June Shipping

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  (July 19, 2017) – June saw a return to strong activity at the Port of Little Rock.  Logistic Services Inc. (LSI), the Port’s stevedore, handled 42 barges with over 64,000 net tons of cargo during the month.  The main dock was busier as LSI worked 25 barges with over 37,000 net tons. …
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Ports of Indiana shipments up 19% in first six months of 2017

Coal increases and world’s largest liquid argon particle hunter highlight mid-year cargoes   INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 1, 2017) – Shipments reached nearly 5.7 million tons and grew by 19 percent at the Ports of Indiana during the first six months of 2017 compared to the same time period last year. This was the second highest volume…
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Executives from Ports of Indiana and Metro Ports celebrate grand opening of bulk terminal

PORTAGE, Ind. (July 18, 2017) – Executives from the Ports of Indiana and Metro Ports, the country’s oldest stevedoring company, celebrated the grand opening today of the new bulk terminal facility at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.  Metro Ports is now managing the loading and unloading of shipments along the port’s East Harbor for port…
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