Posts Tagged ‘facility’

University wants to buy old Whirlpool plant for $20M

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi wants to spend $20 million to transform the former Whirlpool plant into a recreation facility and transportation hub. The Oxford Eagle reports the project is part of a $95-million wish list Ole Miss has presented to the state College Board. Ole Miss bought the 69-acre site for $3.4 million […] [...]

Choctaws to open produce packing/processing plant

CARTHAGE — The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) to help establish a fresh produce and packing business at the former Patriot Ford facility in Carthage. MBCI says the grant will be utilized over a three-year period to renovate the Patriot Ford facility […] [...]

Brothers have no plans to reopen historic plant

PASCAGOULA — The brothers who own the Pascagoula Ice and Freezer Co. say they have no plans to reopen the site, which burned in February. The Sun Herald reports the business is owned by three brothers, Andre, Warren and David Gautier. Andre Gautier moved the shrimp-processing segment to Mobile, Ala. Warren Gautier retired, and David […] [...]

Town to use sales tax collections to pay off loan from state

SUMMIT — The Summit Town Council has agreed to divert more than $7,000 in monthly sales tax revenues to pay off a $1.4-million debt to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, which is bankrolling the town’s new wastewater treatment facility. Town Clerk Pat Whittington tells the Enterprise-Journal DEQ officials stipulated in their loan agreement with […] [...]

Bathtub manufacturer dedicates Choctaw land for plant

PHILADELPHIA — KemPosits LLC has dedicated its plant on the Choctaw reservation where it will produce bathtubs. Tribal Chief Phyliss Anderson tells the Neshoba Democrat the company’s $2-million investment reinforces the tribe’s business portfolio and creates jobs. KemPosits president Charlie Quinn said the company’s products include the Eco-Elite Series of walk-in bathtubs. He praised the […] [...]

Health Department awards CON for satellite facility

COLUMBUS — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has awarded a certificate of need (CON) to RCG Mississippi Inc., d/b/a Lowndes County Dialysis, of Columbus. The CON authorizes the establishment of a satellite end stage renal disease (ESRD) facility in Columbus. MSDH reports the proposed project will relocate 10 stations from its current 35-station […] [...]

Work underway on transit complex, treatment plant

NATCHEZ — Work is underway at the site of the future Natchez transit facility. The Natchez Democrat reports crews with Paul Jackson Construction of Brookhaven are removing a fence, concrete slab and shed from the site, formerly the location of A-B Motor Company. The crews also have 7,000 yards of dirt that has to be […] [...]

Zachry buys former D&Z plant; hires ex-workers

MOSS POINT — Zachry Holdings Inc. has purchased Day and Zimmerman’s industrial fabrication plant in Moss Point. The 140,000-square-foot plant produces piping systems and vessels for large projects in power, petrochemical, refining, forest products and other markets George Freeland, executive director of Jackson County Economic Development Foundation, tells the Sun Herald the company has hired […] [...]

Ergon Refining unveils $147M expansion at port

VICKSBURG — Ergon Refining has announced a $147 million expansion of its operations at the Port of Vicksburg. The Vicksburg Post reports the specialty oils refinery plans new buildings near the Bunge-Ergon ethanol plant and upgrades at its main refinery that will allow the company to process more diverse types of crude. The expansion would […] [...]

Ayrshire Electronics adding new jobs in Corinth

CORINTH — Ayrshire Electronics, a full-service, privately held electronics manufacturing firm, is expanding operations at its Corinth facility. The expansion, Ayrshire’s second in four years in Mississippi, adds 15 new jobs at the company’s Alcorn County plant earlier this summer. The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) provided assistance in support of the project for the rehabilitation […] [...]

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