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Southeast River Basin News

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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Inside the deal that brought Toyota-Mazda to Alabama

January 18, 2018: AL.com (full link below) Inside the deal that brought Toyota-Mazda to Alabama Bidding on the new Toyota-Mazda “plant” was by invitation only, contacted in August by the professional services and commercial real estate company JLL. The city was one of a small number being asked to open discussions about a “large O.E.M…
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Location, logistics may have lured Toyota-Mazda to Alabama

January 10, 2018: AL.com (full link below) Location, logistics may have lured Toyota-Mazda to Alabama Toyota and Mazda will locate their coveted $1.6 billion factory in Huntsville at a Limestone County megasite was the end of a six-month process where the two corporations sifted through the resumes of 11 states for the right fit. How…
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Decisions coming soon on steel mill, smelter in New Madrid

Decisions coming soon on steel mill, smelter in New Madrid An India-based company could decide by year’s end whether to establish a steel mill in the Missouri Bootheel, a state lawmaker said Thursday. State Rep. Don Rone, R-Portageville, said a New Madrid, Missouri, site along Interstate 55 is in the running for a mill that…
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