Posts Tagged ‘distribution’

Genesis Energy to create new jobs for handling of dilbit

by Associated Press Published: July 10,2012

Tags: bitumen, diluent, distribution, employee, employment, energy, fuel, handling, jobs, materials, mine, mining, transportation, work, worker

NATCHEZ — Genesis Energy L.P. says it plans to create 20 jobs in Adams County to handle the transportation of a product made from bitumen. The Natchez Democrat reports the Houston, Texas-based company is partnering with Southern Pacific Resource Corp. to transport dilbit, a combination of diluent and bitumen, to Gulf Coast refineries. The newspaper […] [...]

Report: Gulf Coast ports need help to ready for expanded Panama Canal

GULF OF MEXICO — A federal agency says seaports in the Southeast region need the most help getting ready to trade with supersized cargo ships expected to arrive soon through an expanded Panama Canal. A report to Congress released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says ports on the southern Atlantic and Gulf coasts […] [...]

Merchants subsidiary buys distribution center in Florida

by MBJ Staff Published: June 21,2012

Tags: acquisition, distribution, food, foodservice, merger, wholesale

HATTIESBURG — Sunrise Fresh Produce LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Merchants Foodservice, has completed its acquisition of certain assets from Produce Distribution Center, LLC located in Jacksonville, Fla. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction gives Sunrise Fresh Produce its second produce distribution center as Sunrise Fresh Produce of Jacksonville, Fla. In association with the […] [...]

Port officials give nod to sports complex study

by Associated Press Published: June 15,2012

Tags: athletics, community development, distribution, goods, ports, ship, shipping, sports, sports complex, study, trade

GULFPORT — The Port of Gulfport has agreed to allow a company to study placing a sports complex on an approximately 28-acre parcel on the port property. The Sun Herald reports yesterday’s vote by the Port Commission allows the group, known as Overtime Sports, only to study building something at the port. It doesn’t approve […] [...]

Port looking to work around hundreds of nesting least terns

by Associated Press Published: May 22,2012

Tags: birds, distribution, environment, ports, shipping, ships, trade, transportation, wildlife

GULFPORT — Hundreds of least terns are nesting on the state port’s West Pier in Gulfport. Port Restoration director Joe Conn tells the Sun Herald the port is submitting a plan to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife to work around the birds. The port’s West Pier is being expanded, elevated and updated to house a […] [...]

Three men accused of cheating on Russian poultry exports

by Associated Press Published: May 1,2012

Tags: bench, chickens, courts, distribution, export, exporter, exporting, food, indictment, judges, judicial, judiciary, plea, poultry, shiopping

PASCAGOULA — Three men have pleaded not guilty to conspiring to falsify the temperatures of poultry exported to Russia from Pascagoula in 2009. The Sun Herald reports Terry White of Ocean Springs, Gerald Miller of Gautier and Patrick McClain of Pascagoula are free on unsecured bonds of $25,000 to await trial in U.S. District Court. […] [...]

Presley supports Supreme Court’s reversal on Kemper power plant

KEMPER COUNTY — Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s reversal of Mississippi Power Company’s Kemper County Coal Plant: “(This) 9-0 decision by the Mississippi Supreme Court reversing the $2.8 billion Kemper County Coal Plant is a major victory for each and every customer of Mississippi Power […] [...]

W.C. Fore Trucking lands $19.1M port elevation project

GULFPORT — A $19.1 million contract has been awarded by the Port of Gulfport to elevate the first 43 acres of the West Pier to 25 feet. The Sun Herald reports W.C. Fore Trucking Inc. of Biloxi will be hauling roughly 200 loads of dirt a day to the Port of Gulfport. Officials say it […] [...]

Entergy Mississippi utility bills expected to decrease

JACKSON — Customers of Entergy Mississippi Inc. will likely see their rates drop further in April, May and June, according to the utility. The company recently submitted its routine quarterly fuel adjustment to the staff of the Mississippi Public Service Commission. If approved, the typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month will pay […] [...]

Milwaukee Electric Tool building new distribution facility

OLIVE BRANCH — Milwaukee Electric Tool, manufacturer of portable electric power tools and accessories, is expanding its presence in north Mississippi by constructing a new, larger distribution center in Olive Branch. The project represents a company investment of $8 million and will create 25 new jobs, according to the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA). “The new […] [...]

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