The city of Tulsa is making progress in getting the street lights on again. City Street Manager Terry Ball says copper thieves took nearly 35-miles of street wiring. He says the system has been 85-percent repaired. Ball says they still have a portion of the Broken Arrow Expressway and the IDL to rewire. Rather than replace the wiring with copper, the city is using less expense aluminum. Ball says thieves are not as interested in stealing it.
The Port of Catoosa has reached a milestone, welcoming its 50,000th barge on Tuesday. The vessel comes from Osceola, Arkansas. "If you were to open this barge, you'd see coil steel's in there, 1,500 tons of raw, coil steel that's going to go to Steel and Pipe Supply later today, will be cut to length and sent out to manufacturing facilities not just in Tulsa, but in neighboring states as well," said Port Director David Yarbrough. Some of the steel will go to the Whirlpool plant in Owasso....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD9Wx8lDDBc A fiery blast ripped through a major natural gas hub in eastern Austria on Tuesday morning local time, killing at least one person, injuring many others and sending energy prices into a frenzy. The blaze at the facility in Baumgarten, which receives imported Russian gas and sends it on to other sites scattered throughout Europe, danced bright on the horizon for miles around before firefighters were able to bring it under control hours later. Local...
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