Archive for the ‘News’ Category

June, 08 2022

Robinson recognized during ceremony renaming River Center and unveiling Port of Muskogee improvements

Muskogee, OK- On June 7, 2022, Port of Muskogee Director Emeritus Scott Robinson was recognized for more than 31 years of service in a ceremony at the newly renamed Robinson Gallery and Event Center at Three Forks Harbor, 5201 Three Forts Road, Fort Gibson, OK. In addition to addressing the impactful career of former director […]

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May, 17 2022

Two Muskogee Companies Awarded State Grant

Muskogee, OK- The Oklahoma Department of Commerce announced the award of $9.24M for Oklahoma businesses for the Oklahoma Innovation Expansion Program (OIEP). The funding will facilitate $58.065 million in projects. These companies plan to create 767 jobs with a total payroll of $35.4 million. “We are excited to announce this impressive round of OIEP funding […]

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April, 26 2022

GEORGIA-PACIFIC MUSKOGEE MILL INVESTING NEW CAPITAL

Georgia-Pacific has announced plans to upgrade areas of its 640-acre Muskogee bath tissue, towel and napkin manufacturing operations.  The Muskogee Mill has proposed investments of more than $50 million during the next three years to improve the safety, reliability and efficiency of operations in addition to the investment of a new production line and equipment. […]

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February, 11 2022

Firm to Invest $100 Million in Muskogee Data Centers

On Friday, the firm YZY Capital Holdings, LLC, announced it has entered into a binding agreement with the Muskogee City-County Port Authority to build two data centers in Muskogee county. The investment worth $100 million will be used to construct and operate two 50MW data centers, one in Muskogee and another other in Oktaha. As […]

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Blockchain Infrastructure Solutions Company Coming to Muskogee

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – FEBRUARY 4, 2022 The Muskogee City-County Port Authority announced an agreement with Core Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORZ) (“Core Scientific”), a leader in high-performance, net carbon neutral blockchain infrastructure and software solutions, to develop a 500 Megawatt data center at the Port of Muskogee John T. Griffin Industrial Park. The Muskogee data center […]

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Muskogee Communications Investing $1 Million, Expanding Footprint in Muskogee

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – JANUARY 25, 2022 The Muskogee City-County Port Authority in partnership with the City of Muskogee announced today the major expansion of Muskogee Communications, a Gold Level partner with Motorola since the early 1970s. Muskogee Communications vice president Scott Wilson said, after nearly 50 years and three additions to its existing offices the […]

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Local Manufacturer Plans $27 Million Expansion, 80 New Jobs

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – January 21, 2022 The Muskogee City-County Port Authority in partnership with the City of Muskogee is pleased to announce the expansion of a long-time manufacturer that is investing $27 Million and promises to bring 80 new jobs to the community. CaptiveAire Systems, Inc. is the nation’s leading manufacturer of commercial kitchen ventilation […]

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March, 02 2021

Stakeholders prepare for MKARNS’ 50th anniversary

Lock & Dam 16 near Webbers Falls is one of five such structures the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates and maintains along the upper reaches of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Preston Chasteen / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Southwestern Division  Having the ability to access seaports around the world by water from inland […]

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January, 14 2021

Our View: Aviation Welcome Here

It’s exciting to think that Muskogee could soon recruit aviation and aerospace companies. The industry is reported to be the state’s second largest, with an economic impact of about $44 billion annually, and Muskogee officials are finding ways to bring some of that money to Muskogee. The Port of Muskogee’s Industrial Development Office has announced plans to […]

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Frix Praises Muskogee Workforce Designation

State Rep. Avery Frix, R-Muskogee, commented on the announcement that Muskogee has been designated as one of nine Centers for Workforce Excellence under the Oklahoma Works Together program. The program establishes a local, industry-based workforce model that can be used to help existing businesses find workers and attract new industry to the state. “Muskogee and […]

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