Carrix Inc. is boosting its financial strength and positioning its SSA Marine subsidiary to react quickly to opportunities for container terminal, bulk terminal and rail facility expansion in North America and overseas.

Carrix Positions SSA Marine for Growth – JOC Article

 

Seattle, WA (January 7, 2014) — Carrix, Inc. and its parent company, FRS Capital Corp., today announced changes in the shareholders of FRS Capital Corp. and a significant expansion of their capital as Carrix continues to grow, retool for larger vessels and lead the industry consolidation now underway.

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Unfortunately, hard times continue for too many Americans. Across the country, communities are in fierce competition to attract the kinds of jobs a family can live on. Good-paying, family wage job opportunities are becoming rare these days and rarer still when they don’t involve some type of public works investment.

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When the state of Washington announced they were taking the unheard-of step of including Montana mines and transportation networks in the scope of an environmental analysis related to a costal port in Washington, a lot of Montana industries took notice.

The move was designed to undermine coal mining in Montana, but the precedent they would set could be used against other industries — like Montana agriculture, timber, and manufacturing — in the future.

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Opponents of proposals to expand capabilities for exporting liquid natural gas (LNG) and coal from one port in Oregon and two ports in Washington state are fighting on a number of fronts – playing in races to elect local candidates, campaigning to sway public opinion, and leveraging political connections to erect a prohibitive permitting process.

However, according to a report co-authored by former World Trade Organization judgeJames Bacchus, efforts to block the projects could ultimately run afoul of international trade treaties and produce negative consequences for the US.

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MSC-Inslee, Jay 12-6-13

 

Wild Ecology Plan for Environmental Impact Statement Could Bring Action by World Trade Organization – Export Restrictions are Forbidden.

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PRAGUE — THERE’S a lot of hand-wringing about our warming planet, but billions of people face a more immediate problem: They are desperately poor, and many cook and heat their homes using open fires or leaky stoves that burn dirty fuels like wood, dung, crop waste and coal.

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Officials From Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming Weigh in on Longview Coal Project – Say Unprecedented Washington Effort to Block Coal Exports is Unconstitutional.

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