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Airport project resumes with new contractor on board

JACKSON — Work has resumed on a runway at Mississippi’s busiest passenger airport after a dispute with the contractor brought construction to a standstill last year. The project to remove bad clay and repave one of two runways at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport stalled over a disagreement about the quality of the asphalt being […] [...]

Contractor dispute halts runway construction at Jackson-Evers

JACKSON — Mississippi’s busiest airport is down to one usable runway with a $13.3 million construction project at a standstill and eight months behind schedule. Completion of runway surfacing at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport was expected in June 2011, but a dispute with the contractor halted the work. Airport CEO Dirk Vanderleest says the […] [...]

Ergon acquires Henkel’s engineering division

JACKSON — Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of Henkel Corporation’s Corrosion Engineering Division located in Lester, Pa. Terms were not disclosed. Effective Dec. 10, the acquired business group became a part of Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions’ ErgonArmor division under the new name Corrosion Engineering. “ErgonArmor is thrilled to […] [...]

Court rules against city in asphalt plant dispute

NEW ALBANY — The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that the city of New Albany erred when it rezoned land and gave a permit to a company to build an asphalt plant. The Supreme Court on sided with Circuit Judge Henry Lackey, who blocked construction in 2009. A group of landowners had sued the city, […] [...]

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