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A $1 billion expansion of the Houston Ship Channel kicks off after 12 years of planning
1 Jun 2022
State and federal officials will join Port Houston executives in Galveston Wednesday, June 1 to officially kick off "Project 11," a $1 billion expansion of the 52-mile-long Houston Ship Channel.
The project, a partnership between Port Houston and the Army Corps of Engineers, has been in the works since 2010, during which time the Port of Houston has only continued to grow. The greater Port of Houston-Port Houston, the Ship Channel, and the roughly 200 private companies with terminals along the channel-is the seventh-largest in the world, and the largest in terms of waterborne tonnage, according to port officials. It supports more than 3.2 million jobs across the country as well as $800 billion in economic activity.
Shop Local in Pasadena Today!Jun 1 2022
Pasadena, TX provides endless opportunities for the expanisve small business community in collaboration with partners across the region. Pasadena Loves Local is a shop-local program designed to increase the awareness in local residents of the role local businesses play as the backbone of the Pasadena economy. Even more importantly,...
The best grants, loans & training resources for Veteran Entreprenuers in 2022. As a veteran, many of the skills you learned in the military can be especially helpful in running a business. The wide range of hard and soft skills you acquired through service can be transferred with great...
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC), a specialty chemical company, today announced plans to build the only plant in the U.S. producing acetylene-based conductive additives – a critical link in the value chain for lithium-ion batteries, high-voltage cables and other products powering the global transition to electrification and renewable energy. ...