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Merge Electric Fleet Solutions and Utah Clean Energy Offer Free Fleet Electrification Analysis

March 12, 2024
The Utah Inland Port Authority is sharing an innovative initiative spearheaded by Utah Clean Energy (UCE) in partnership with Merge Electric Fleet Solutions. 

Utah Port Authority Invites Community to Shape the Future of Logistics Through Open Houses

March 12, 2024
We are hosting two open houses aimed at directly engaging the Utah community in shaping the future of the state’s logistics infrastructure.

Utah Inland Port Authority to Explore EPA Clean Ports Grant for Eco-Friendly Port Innovations

March 06, 2024
We are currently assessing the best strategies to apply for this funding in a manner that will maximize our contribution to cleaner air and a more sustainable future. 

Utah Legislative Session Concludes: Impacts and Advances for the Utah Inland Port Authority

March 05, 2024
These legislative changes represent a blend of opportunities and responsibilities for UIPA, reflecting our ongoing commitment to sustainable development, transparent governance, and community engagement. 

Unitech Manufacturing Expands in Beaver City, Bringing 50 New Jobs and a Milestone for Mineral Mountains Inland Port Project

January 30, 2024
BEAVER CITY — The Beaver County Economic Development Office announced Unitech Manufacturing, a division of Midgley-Huber, will expand their business operations in the South Peaks Industrial Park in Beaver, Utah, along the I-15 corridor. This expansion will bring 50 new jobs to the area in the next six months and the company will kick off initial hiring endeavors in mid-January. “It

Opinion: The Utah Inland Port Authority’s vision for sustainable economic opportunities

January 30, 2024
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UIPA and Department of Natural Resources Collaborate for Sustainable Development

January 11, 2024
In our January board meeting, UIPA reaffirmed its commitment to environmentally sustainable development in collaboration with key stakeholders. A pivotal moment of the meeting was the insightful contribution from Joel Ferry, Executive Director for the Department of Natural Resources, shedding light on the imperative need for harmonizing development with environmental conservation.

Utah Inland Port Authority: A Commitment to Community and Environment

January 11, 2024
Abby Osborne, chair of the Utah Inland Port Authority board, emphasized at our board meeting yesterday the agency’s unwavering commitment to collaboration, community engagement, and environmental stewardship. 

Utah Inland Port Authority Addresses State Auditor’s Annual Financial Review Findings

December 21, 2023
SALT LAKE CITY— The Utah State Auditor’s office has released its annual financial review of the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA), highlighting areas for improvement in procurement practices, internal controls, and bond reporting requirements. In 2023, UIPA entrusted the State Auditor to oversee its annual financial audit, emphasizing its commitment to robust internal controls and stewardship of public funds. “These

UIPA Director Shares Utah Inland Port Plans with Vineyard Council, Prioritizes Community Input

December 15, 2023
Upon the request of local representatives, Ben Hart, our executive director for UIPA, had the opportunity to share general information regarding Utah Inland Port Project Areas with Vineyard city council members and members of the community last night.  Emphasizing our commitment to transparency and community involvement, we are not recommending that our board move forward at this time with a

UIPA Announces Departure of Key Board Members, Schultz and Hansen

December 08, 2023
SALT LAKE CITY— The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) today announced the departure of two key board members: Mike Schultz, Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives, effective immediately, and Miles Hansen, former CEO of the World Trade Center, whose service will conclude on January 9, 2024. Mike Schultz has been a pivotal force behind UIPA’s success over the last

UIPA Annual Report: A Milestone Year for Utah’s Economic Growth

December 08, 2023
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) marked 2023 as a transformative year, as highlighted in its annual report. Under Executive Director Ben Hart’s leadership, UIPA has been pivotal in enhancing Utah’s logistics and infrastructure. Strategic Expansion and Sustainable Development UIPA expanded its reach with new project areas across the state, focusing on multi-modal transportation options for businesses. This expansion supports