City approves height variance for cement-containment dome at ProvPort

THIS AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH shows ProvPort, with Save The Bay located south of the property, and Johnson & Wales University Harbor Campus located to the southwest. A new $22 million cement-terminal facility was recently built on the site to accept cement shipments. / COURTESY PROVPORT
THIS AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH shows ProvPort, with Save The Bay located south of the property, and Johnson & Wales University Harbor Campus located to the southwest. A new $22 million cement-terminal facility was recently built on the site to accept cement shipments. / COURTESY PROVPORT
PROVIDENCE – A Canadian cement manufacturer has started importing its product through the Port of Providence and is seeking approval from state agencies to construct a cement-containment storage dome. The Providence City Plan Commission this week approved a request by McInnis USA Inc. for a variance to allow a 110-foot-tall containment dome at 39 New…

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