Cates Landing port http://wkms.org en Cates Landing Opens in Impoverished Lake County http://wkms.org/post/cates-landing-opens-impoverished-lake-county <p>An economic boost 14 years in the making is open for operation in Lake County, Tenn., this week. <a href="http://wkms.org/post/cates-landing-port-open-2013">The Port of Cates Landing on the Mississippi River</a> opened to river traffic late last week with a port dock, harbor channel and transload facility.</p><p>The Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority announced Tuesday a $500,000 grant from the state to build a railroad spur from the port to nearby Tiptonville.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:19:27 +0000 Austin Ramsey 32039 at http://wkms.org Cates Landing Opens in Impoverished Lake County 10 West Tennessee Industrial Parks Declared Foreign Trade Zones http://wkms.org/post/10-west-tennessee-industrial-parks-declared-foreign-trade-zones <p>The federal government has approved 10 industrial parks in West Tennessee for designation as foreign trade zones. The U.S. Foreign Trade Zone Board issued the decision for the Port of Cates Landing in Lake County and other industrial parks in Dyer, Obion, Gibson and other west Tennessee counties. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:59:55 +0000 The Associated Press & Angela Hatton 23316 at http://wkms.org 10 West Tennessee Industrial Parks Declared Foreign Trade Zones Cates Landing Port to Open in 2013 http://wkms.org/post/cates-landing-port-open-2013 <p>Northwestern Tennessee's long-planned Cates Landing Mississippi river port is set to open in early spring.&nbsp;Tri-County Port Authority Chair Jimmy Williamson says final site work at the Lake County port begins in November after storm debris from 2011 flooding is cleared from the river. Williamson says the port will bring heavy use from the commercial barge industry to northwest Tennessee. Mon, 15 Oct 2012 21:20:57 +0000 Angela Hatton 23262 at http://wkms.org Cates Landing Port to Open in 2013 Low Mississippi River water hampers port work http://wkms.org/post/low-mississippi-river-water-hampers-port-work <p>Low water in the Mississippi River is delaying work on a new west Tennessee river port.&nbsp; Cates Landing construction site project manager Michael Sanders says the low levels are delaying placement of rock, completion of piers at the site, dredging operations and work on the walkways, lighting, power and other site work.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:35:15 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 22219 at http://wkms.org Low Mississippi River water hampers port work Flooding May Not affect Northwest Tennessee Port http://wkms.org/post/flooding-may-not-affect-northwest-tennessee-port <p>Project executives with the Cates Landing port on the Mississippi River in northwest Tennessee are optimistic that spring flooding will not affect construction.&nbsp; Work on the multimillion-dollar Lake County riverport has been ongoing since 1999. Wed, 18 Apr 2012 13:04:40 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 17675 at http://wkms.org Flooding May Not affect Northwest Tennessee Port