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SC Ports Authority
South Carolina Radio Network
January 24, 2019 - 11:54 am
JANUARY 23, 2019 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK South Carolina ports officials want to use new barges to decrease the number of trucks on roads around Charleston. Wando Welch Terminal (Image: SCSPA) The State Ports Authority is seeking a federal permit to expand its Wando Welch terminal wharf so...
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Patrick Gentry
January 11, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Prisma Health has launched a national search for its new chief executive officer (CEO) to lead the organization formed by the partnership of South Carolina’s largest health care systems, Greenville Health System (GHS) and Palmetto Health. The in-depth recruitment process, led by nationally known...
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SC Ports Authority
January 08, 2019 - 10:56 am
CHARLESTON, SC – January 7, 2019 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority reported 6.4 percent year-over-year container volume growth, with a record 2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in 2018. Last year marked the third consecutive calendar year of record TEU volume for...
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Patrick Gentry
December 28, 2018 - 4:31 pm
Sears is closing 80 more stores as it teeters on the brink of liquidation. The 130-year old retailer set a deadline of Friday for bids for its remaining stores to avert closing down completely. Only one South Carolina location made the list, and that Sears property can be found in Sumter, South...
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Patrick Gentry
December 24, 2018 - 3:05 pm
An Australian mining company says it has found more gold at a South Carolina mine and wants to expand operations. OceanaGold started digging for gold in Lancaster County two years ago. The State newspaper reports OceanaGold has filed in state and federal documents that the additional gold it wants...
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SC Ports Authority
December 11, 2018 - 8:05 pm
CHARLESTON, SC – December 11, 2018 – Today the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced a $25 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to support the expansion at South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Inland Port Greer, and the extension of...
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Patrick Gentry
December 07, 2018 - 5:35 pm
The State Ports Authority is getting a $25 million federal grant to help expand the inland port in Greer. The Post and Courier reports Friday that the grant is administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The expansion at the inland port will allow more room to stack cargo containers,...
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Patrick Gentry
December 06, 2018 - 4:39 pm
KV Final, a Czech developer and producer of metal parts for the automotive industry, is locating its new operations in Spartanburg County. The company’s $2.5 million investment is projected to create approximately 50 new jobs during its first phase of operation. KV Final is a premiere manufacturer...
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SC Ports Authority
South Carolina Radio Network
November 26, 2018 - 7:03 pm
NOVEMBER 26, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK In-coming cargo to the Port of Charleston is on the rise as overseas shippers apparently are trying to get ahead of higher tariffs imposed by President Trump. According to The Post and Courier at the Port of Charleston last month had containerized...
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Patrick Gentry
November 26, 2018 - 3:39 pm
Increased investment and activity at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has resulted in an economic impact that is more than eight times greater than it was 10 years ago. The results of a recent study determined that GSP contributed an impact of $2.9 billion in 2018 compared to $377...
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