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Massive concrete pour underway at Port of Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

A massive concrete pour is underway at the Port of Gulfport. Workers are building 15 new storage silos for Chemours, formerly known as DuPont. The project requires miles of rebar and thousands of yards of concrete.

Continental Construction out of Memphis is working on the project. The concrete pour is going on 24 hours a day.

The 15 new silos are part of an $85 million investment by Chemours which will both increase storage capacity and allow the company to diversify into several other products.

Ten to 15 concrete trucks are entering the port every hour for this pour. The structures are rising at a rate of around 10 inches per hour.

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