Below is the estimated BES Overlook sewer construction schedule for the rest of this week and the next three weeks. See map included. Construction will move from one site to another as work on each segment is completed. Please be aware that this schedule is subject to change due to a variety of factors, including conditions underground, weather, traffic impacts and availability of materials, among others. Before construction starts at a new site, crews prepare the work area, which may include the following activities: • Removing on-street parking • Spray painting the location of underground utilities • Sending a closed... read more
We're proud of Swan Island and what we get done every day. During the week about 10,000 people commute to their family-wage jobs in one of the country's most unique urban industrial districts - situated on the shores of the Willamette River adjacent to vital north Portland neighborhoods and even home to a surprising diversity of wildlife.
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The NW Supply Chain Opportunities Conference will be held on October 8, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion Hotel. Attend to learn supply chain best practices, to establish new partnerships, to meet Northwest primes and tier 1 suppliers, to exchange information with the region’s small and medium manufacturers. Panel presentations will be given by purchasing representatives from Blount, and Vigor Marine (representing opportunities in Portland, Seattle, Bremerton, Tacoma and Alaska). Other invited panelists will include representatives from Boeing, Daimler, NACCO, and PCC Structurals. Four 20-minute roundtable discussions with small and medium sized manufacturers... read more
At a press conference held at Jeld-Wen Field, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced its long-term commitment to Portland by unveiling plans that it intends to construct a new headquarters building and parking garage on its Swan Island campus. In addition, DTNA launched its Daimler Education in Motion program, which benefits Portland metro area and Southwest Washington schools with more than $330,000 in donations and mentoring programs geared toward career development in engineering and manufacturing. The new 265,000 square foot corporate headquarters building will serve two distinct functions: to merge DTNA employees currently located in offices separated by the... read more