Philadelphia

Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Philadelphia Refinery Wrecked by Fire Set to Close

Refinery The Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc. complex on the banks of the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers in Pennsylvania. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Bloomberg News)

The biggest refinery on the East Coast will shut down, after a massive explosion and fire crippled operations at a site that has helped fuel the region for 153 years.

June 26, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Philadelphia Airport Plans $5.5 Million Land Purchase to Expand Airfreight

Philadelphia Airport WN737300/Flickr

City aviation officials plan to spend $5.5 million to acquire 15 acres near Philadelphia International Airport as part of a plan to develop an airfreight complex serving a broad swath of the region.

Jacob Adelman | Philly.com
November 28, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Logistics Firm Worldwide Express Moving to Philadelphia’s Navy Yard

Navy Yard Philadelphia The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP)

Worldwide Express is moving its Philadelphia office from Center City to the 1200 Intrepid Ave. office building in the Navy Yard business park being developed by Liberty Property Trust.

Jacob Adelman | Philly.com
September 7, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA, Top 50

Philadelphia Port Sees Continued Growth in Imports

Port of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia port continues to be on a roll, with more containerized freight, more liquid bulk cargoes, and more cars arriving at Philadelphia’s 15 piers and terminals on the Delaware River.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
September 6, 2017
TCA

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Pledges $300 Million to Revitalize Philadelphia Port

Port of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced a $300 million capital investment to existing terminals and operations at the Philadelphia port aimed at doubling container cargo capacity and creating about 2,000 more direct port jobs.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
November 28, 2016
Business, Equipment

Manufacturing in Philadelphia Expands at Slower Pace

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia Region expanded at a slower pace in October, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Oct. 17.

October 17, 2013
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Factory Index Expands for Third Month

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region expanded for a third month in August, but at a slower rate than July, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

August 15, 2013
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Swings to Expansion

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region expanded in June, swinging from a contraction in May, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

June 20, 2013
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Rises

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region expanded in October, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

October 18, 2012
Business, Equipment

Philadelphia Factory Index Contracts for Fifth Month

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region contracted for a fifth straight month in September, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

September 20, 2012

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