IRPT Annual Conference - April 24-26, 2018 - Cincinnati, Ohio

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Central Gulf ports augmenting cargo terminal infrastructure

Apr 3, 2018

Central Gulf ports augmenting cargo terminal infrastructure By: Paul Scott Abbott | Issue #666 | Mar 26 2018 at 03:36 PM | Channel(s): Ports & Terminals  Ports With terminal expansions moving forward at most of the region’s ports, the central Gulf region is readying to meet burgeoning demands of cargo interests. The region appears to have favor in Washington, as the only two…
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LiebherrUSA announces 45million expansion 3-23-18

Apr 1, 2018

Liebherr to invest $45 million at its Newport News facility Liebherr invests $45 million in the expansion of its Newport News, Virginia, facility Liebherr continues to grow its operations in the United States Newport News, VA (USA) March 23, 2018 – Liebherr-International AG, the family owned company and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of…
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Ozinga celebrated its 90th anniversary as a family-owned and operated business

Mar 12, 2018

On March 2, 2018, Ozinga celebrated its 90th anniversary as a family-owned and operated business. Martin Ozinga Sr. started the company in 1928 as a single horse-and-buggy operation in Evergreen Park, Ill., but it grew into a leading provider of concrete, aggregate materials, and energy solutions in multiple states with a network of barges, boats, rail, and its well-known…
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Port Milwaukee Cargo Volume Grows in 2017

Mar 6, 2018

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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Ports of Indiana hires East Coast port executive with Indiana roots to lead Jeffersonville port

Mar 6, 2018

Ports of Indiana hires East Coast port executive with Indiana roots to lead Jeffersonville port  JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (Feb. 1, 2018) – A former North Carolina Ports executive with Indiana-ties has been named port director for the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. Jeff Miles, a born-and-raised Hoosier and veteran of the maritime industry, has returned to Indiana to…
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IRPT Members produce Impactful Study

Feb 23, 2018

IRPT Members produce Impactful Study: The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) selected the Cambridge Systematics/Hanson team to conduct an assessment of the economic impact produced by Missouri’s public ports. Hanson led the port-specific commodity flow data collection effort through face-to-face interviews with each port director or designee in the State. This effort provided critical input…
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Pink barge “Big Hope 1” promotes cancer research on first visit to Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Feb 21, 2018

PORTAGE, Ind., (February 19, 2018) – The Port of Indiana Burns Harbor welcomes a unique visitor today. Big Hope 1, a bright pink barge owned by Ceres Barge Line, makes its first appearance at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor travelling from the Tulsa Port of Catoosa up the Mississippi and Illinois rivers to reach the…
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TEREX MATERIALS PROCESSING SHARES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2017 RESULTS

Feb 14, 2018

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

Feb 14, 2018

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

Feb 8, 2018

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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