Pink barge brings cancer awareness Marquis Energy donates $10,000 to Mary Crowley Cancer Research

HENNEPIN — A massive pink barge is bringing some color and cancer awareness to the area. The barge, called Big Hope 1, brings awareness to cancer research, and it’s currently sitting among Marquis Energy’s fleet in Hennepin. The business is donating $10,000 to Mary Crowley Cancer Research, said Danielle Anderson, executive assistant/director of public relations…
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Ozinga celebrated its 90th anniversary as a family-owned and operated business

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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IRPT Members produce Impactful Study

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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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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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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