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Forecast: Stock market rollercoaster won't dampen Augusta economy

...the center's director.Among the positive signs he lists are a 17-percent increase in container cargo at the Port of Savannah, construction of an "inland port" in North Georgia, a 7-percent expansion in the state's corporate sector...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/forecast-stock-market-roll
Georgia will develop mountain truck terminal

...rail-truck terminal to serve shippers in north Georgia and neighboring states with a more convenient route to the port of Savannah 350 miles away.The so-called inland port in this small, mountain community is the second in what is planned to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/ga-develop-mountain-truck-
West Coast trouble helps Georgia ports break records

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The two coastal ports handled 31.69 million tons of cargo during the 2015 fiscal year that ended June 30. That's their greatest tonnage ever and an increase of nearly 8 percent from a year ago.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/west-coast-trouble-helps-g
Lawmakers claims construction tax fraud

...of worker classification included testimony from more than a dozen owner-operator truck drivers who service the Port of Savannah, a labor union, a trade association and legal experts.The industries he singled out are ones that other state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/lawmakers-claims-construct
Augusta eyed as crossroads for inland port for shipping

...rail-truck terminal in the northern section of the state, which will become the second inland port shipping goods to the Port of Savannah, Ga., through rail.Augusta should be in line to get one too, as the Georgia Ports Authority wants four more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-07/augusta-eye
Port deepening to begin next month

While the Port of Savannah deepening project has been underway for months, the actual dredging to make it deeper will begin soon.Curtis Foltz, the Executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-06/port-deepening-begin-next-
$24 million rail terminal north of Atlanta to link industry to Savannah port across 300 miles

...building a $24 million inland terminal that will move cargo by railroad between industries north of Atlanta and the Port of Savannah about 300 miles away.Construction on the Appalachian Regional Port is scheduled to begin before the end of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-01/24-million-rail-terminal-nort
Deadly Georgia crashes spur $10M effort to add safety officers focused on commercial trucks

...of the state where crashes involving big trucks are most common, such as the Interstate 16 corridor leading to the Port of Savannah.The Georgia State Patrol says two recent crashes on I-16 west of Savannah were caused by tractor-trailers that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-11/deadly-georgia-crashes-spur-1
Steam generator latest large delivery to Plant Vogtle nuclear construction site

...generator "A" was made in South Korea, shipped to the Port of Savannah and transported to Vogtle by train, according to Georgia...Power said. It was also delivered by railcar from the Port of Savannah. The pressurizer for Unit 3 arrived in August.Vogtle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/steam-generator-latest-large
Job announcements give hope to Millen

...Rocker said.MI Metals, looking to capitalize on exporting opportunities, was lured to Millen for its access to the Port of Savannah, Rocker said.Wells Lighting, which had some hesitation regarding Millen's labor market, ultimately chose the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-30/job-announc