In his annual state of the port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported on a year of extraordinary growth, and provided a review of the $142 million fiscal year 2016 capital expenditure plan.
The company proposing to build a billion-dollar pipeline through much of southeast Georgia, including Effingham County, expects to submit its environmental permit applications later this year, according to a senior official.
At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported a 16.6 percent calendar year to date increase in container volumes, as well as capital projects necessary for future growth.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., applauded the official beginning of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project as dredging began to deepen the seaward half of the harbor, which extends 18.5 miles from Fort Pulaski into the Atlantic Ocean.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-metro economy continues its streak of winning growth through the first half of 2015. Gains were strongly supported by port activity, retail sales, regional employment and the U.S. coincident index of economic activity, despite marginal dips into electricity sales and consumer confidence throughout the southern Atlantic states.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia region in July was 6.4 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 6.3 percent in June. The rate in July 2014 was 8.3 percent.
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