Tagged: arkansas waterways commission

Lisa Thompson Promoted at Arkansas Department of Career Education (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Lisa Thompson has been named personnel manager of the Arkansas Department of Career Education in Little Rock.

Helena Harbor Receives $180K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/13/2017 3:18 pm

The Helena-West Helena/Phillips County Port Authority (Helena Harbor) announced Friday that it has been awarded a $180,000 Arkansas Waterways Commission grant to improve water supply lines at the site in anticipation of a new water tower.

Pine Bluff Port Authority To Spend $106K On Rail Rehab

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/12/2017 11:11 am

The Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Port Authority contracts with Trac-Work Inc. of Little Rock to rehabilitate rail track infrastructure for nearly $106,000.

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.

5 Arkansas Ports Get $450k for Improvements

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/2/2015 1:32 pm

The ports will receive $450,644.42 through the Arkansas Ports, Intermodal and Waterways Grant to support capital improvements.

National Waterways Conference Set for Little Rock in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2014 10:09 am

The National Waterways Conference will take place in Little Rock next year.

Public Ports Eligible for Waterways Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2014 9:43 am

Public ports and facilities are eligible for a new grant program of the Arkansas Waterways Commission.

Paul Latture Gives Port of Little Rock Last Glance

by Marty Cook 3/10/2014 12:00 am

Paul Latture has announced his retirement effective July 1, which is about the time the Port Authority’s new $1.9 million headquarters building is scheduled to open. The new Arkansas River Resource Center occupies 4.2 acres on the banks of the Arkansas River and will also be home to the Little Rock Port Authority Shortline Railroad and the Arkansas Waterways Commission.

Update: Bruce Oakley Buys Johnston's Port 33 in Oklahoma

by Gwen Moritz 2/3/2014 11:07 am

Bruce Oakley Inc., the $1 billion revenue transportation company headquartered in North Little Rock, strikes a deal to buy the largest private terminal operator on the Arkansas River in Oklahoma.

UPDATE: I-30, Clinton Pedestrian Bridges Pass State Inspections After Barge Incident

by Associated Press 8/26/2013 4:23 pm

The state highway department says two bridges across the Arkansas River that were struck by loose barges over the weekend have passed another inspection.

U.S. Army Corps Kept Traffic Moving on Mississippi During Drought of 2012

by Mark Friedman 2/11/2013 12:00 am

The Midwestern drought of 2012 nearly closed barge traffic on parts of the Mississippi River.