FCTC Offers Diesel Repair Course

  First Coast Technical College prides itself in moving with the market demands and the recently launched Medium & Heavy Duty Truck and Bus Program is an example.  The diesel industry is changing,  and FCTC is focusing on careers that are in demand. Their latest program is more than an average diesel course. It focuses on … Continue reading FCTC Offers Diesel Repair Course

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Demand for Truck Drivers Growing

“We could put 100 people to work tomorrow if we had qualified graduates.” That’s Iwa Sizemore, director of career services at National Training. The privately-owned truck driver training school has been located in Clay County since 1978, and operates a 350-acre training ground in Green Cove Springs. The demand for truck drivers has been strong … Continue reading Demand for Truck Drivers Growing

New details revealed on Jacksonville’s innovation corridor

City agencies are refining their vision to transform Bay Street into an "innovation corridor." Members of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization and consulting companies laid out their plans for the corridor at a Jax Tech gathering Nov. 16. The plan for the 3.2-mile corridor was first revealed in an application … Continue reading New details revealed on Jacksonville’s innovation corridor

One of world’s largest ocean carriers adds Jacksonville service

Zim Integrated Shipping Services, the 11th largest ocean carrier in the world, is adding service to Jacksonville. The Israel-based company will come to Jacksonville as the vessel operator for 2M, one of the four largest vessel-sharing alliances in the world. The new service will bring more containers from North Asia through Jaxport, which has placed … Continue reading One of world’s largest ocean carriers adds Jacksonville service

JAXPORT Expansion: Phase II of the St. Johns deepening project contract is awarded

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Tuesday that it awarded a $210 million contract to Illinois-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company for the second phase of the St. Johns River deepening project. This is the second contract for deepening the St. Johns River in a project that aims to increase the depth from … Continue reading JAXPORT Expansion: Phase II of the St. Johns deepening project contract is awarded