Tagged: arkansas midland railroad

Helena Harbor Gets Back On Track

by Mark Friedman 7/18/2016 12:00 am

A dedication for Enviro Tech Chemical Co.’s $15 million plant at the Helena Harbor in 2015 attracted more than 300 people, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson. But behind the scenes, trouble loomed for the Phillips County harbor.

Arkansas Midland, Magellan Pipeline Settle on Easement

by Mark Friedman 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Midland Railroad Co. last week settled its easement dispute over Magellan Pipeline Co.’s $200 million pipeline project from Fort Smith to Little Rock.

Quest for Helena Port Tenants Took 20 Years

by Luke Jones 4/29/2013 12:00 am

In 1993, Helena’s slackwater harbor was completed and county officials promised it would attract manufacturing jobs to the crumbling, poverty-ridden Mississippi Delta region. But it’s taken 20 years for that promise to ring true: Last year, the harbor welcomed its first-ever industrial client.

The Little Railroads That Could

by Luke Jones 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Short line railroads account for only about 3 percent of the country’s total railroad-generated revenue. But Arkansas has stepped up to help keep its network of short lines stable.

Iconic Companies Exist Side-by-side With Innovators To Give Hot Springs Region Broad Base

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2012 12:00 am

Within the natural beauty of the triangle formed by the cities of Hot Springs, Malvern and Arkadelphia thrives a busy and diverse manufacturing economy.


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