Posts Tagged ‘materials’

ABC: Prices for construction materials show volatility

WASHINGTON — Construction materials prices expanded 0.6 percent in January and are up 1.5 percent year over year, according to the Feb. 19 producer price index released by the Department of Labor. More specifically, nonresidential construction materials prices are up 0.5 percent for the month and are 1 percent higher than the same time one […] [...]

Alliance hoping to start sand-drying plant operations next month

by Associated Press Published: July 16,2012

Tags: materials, plant, sand, sand-drying, startup

PICAYUNE — A company building a sand-drying plant to service the oil industry is eying an August start-up. Jacque Ballay, vice president in charge of marketing and sales for Alliance Consulting Group, LLC, tells the Picayune Item when the plant cranks up, it will be able to handle a maximum of 200 truckloads of sand […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Contractor dispute halts runway construction at Jackson-Evers

by Associated Press Published: February 28,2012

Tags: air, air travel, airplanes, airports, Arbitration, asphalt, construction, contractor, contractors, jets, materials, runway, transportation

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 […] [...]

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