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Southeast Rivers Basin meeting-August 21st, 2018

Southeast Rivers Basin meeting Inland Rivers, Ports and Terminals, Inc. Invites you to a Southeast Rivers Basin meeting Why: Provide platform for networking and discussion on river related issues affecting our region. Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 at 1pm Central Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa One Grand Boulevard, P.O. Box 639, Point Clear,…
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AL: Amazon to Create1,500 Jobs at $325M Bessemer Fulfillment Center

June 25, 2018: Trade & Industry Development (full link below) AL: Amazon to Create1,500 Jobs at $325M Bessemer Fulfillment Center Internet retail giant Amazon confirmed plans to open a fulfillment center in Jefferson County with 1,500 full-time employees working alongside advanced robotics technology.  Amazon will build the 855,000-square-foot facility center on 133 acres of property being purchased…
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Steel Dynamics Inc. to Invest $200M, Hire 45 at Columbus Flat Roll Facility

June 27, 2018: Trade & Industry Development (full link below) Steel Dynamics Inc. to Invest $200M, Hire 45 at Columbus Flat Roll Facility Steel Dynamics, Inc. announced plans to expand its offering of value-added flat roll steel products through the addition of a new galvanizing line in Columbus, Mississippi. The company plans to invest more…
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Central Gulf ports augmenting cargo terminal infrastructure

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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New Nova ethylene terminal on the Mississippi

March 27, 2018: Chemical & Engineering News (full link below) Nova plans ethylene export terminal Canadian chemical maker Nova Chemicals is working with the oil and gas infrastructure firm Energy Transfer Partners to develop an ethylene export terminal on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The terminal would have the capacity to export 800,000 metric tons of…
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New Tuscaloosa Facility

March 15, 2018: Trade & Industry Development (full link below) AL: Truck & Wheel Group Opens $30M Tuscaloosa County Wheel Assembly Plant Spain-based auto supplier Truck & Wheel Group marked the opening of a new 127,000-square-foot manufacturing facility that will supply wheel assemblies for automakers in the Southeast. The company’s executive management team joined Gov. Kay Ivey,…
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