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  • Photo of port and freight movement along the Mississippi River

    Funding Opportunity: Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP)

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Maritime Administration have announced the availability of $450 million for Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) grants for fiscal year 2024. The PIDP…

  • America’s Central Port in Granite City, IL

    St. Louis region remains home to the nation’s most efficient inland port

    This article originally ran in American Journal of Transportation on January 25, 2024.  The latest data from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reveals the ports in the St.…

  • Two aviation workers doing maintenance on a piece of fuselage

    Growing the Aviation and Aerospace Talent Pipeline in St. Louis

    Workforce development is a top priority for the St. Louis region’s airports and aerospace and aviation companies. As businesses like The Boeing Company, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and West Star Aviation…

  • Wieland North America Announces Plans To Invest $500 Million To Modernize East Alton Facility

    Wieland Group has announced on Wednesday plans for a $500 million capital investment plan to “re-equip, expand, and modernize its facility in East Alton.” Wieland announced at the event that…

  • St. Louis Region’s Aerospace and Aviation Ecosystem a Mecca for Investments

    For decades, the St. Louis bi-state region has been known for its aviation innovation and production, and expansion projects currently underway demonstrate that aviation and aerospace industries are not slowing…