Archive | January 6th, 2014

GreenTech to mark milestone this week on building Tunica car plant

January 6, 2014

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If you’ve been looking in the “Missing Project’s” folder for GreenTech Automotive’s Tunica plant, you need search no more. After two years of delays and a federal investigation into enticements used to gain foreign investors for the plant, the McLean, Va.-based GreenTech says it will erect steel support structures for the facility and has invited […]

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SoilTech Consultants opens office in West Point

January 6, 2014

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RIDGELAND, Mississippi — SoilTech Consultants, a geotechnical engineering firm that uses state-of-the-art equipment to provide quality geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing, has opened a new office in West Point, Miss. It is the fourth Mississippi office for SoilTech, a subsidiary of Neel-Schaffer, Inc. In addition to its headquarters office in Ridgeland, SoilTech also has […]

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Meterologist: Cold temperatures could break records

January 6, 2014

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It’s cold. How cold is it? Perhaps as cold as it has ever been on this date, and tonight could see more record cold. Some places in Mississippi could set daily record cold temperatures today as winter weather grips a large portion of the country. Daniel Lamb, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in […]

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Farms, homeless shelters scramble as cold grips states

January 6, 2014

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Farmers hustled to harvest citrus and protect strawberries, homeless shelters admitted all comers, Terrebonne Parish jail inmates got extra blankets and people were warned to protect pipes, plants and pets as arctic air smacked into the Deep South and temperatures plummeted in Louisiana and Mississippi. Shreveport and Monroe in Louisiana and Hernando all had morning […]

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