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Village Soup wrote:The plant will continue to operate while it processes the remaining product which could continue into early 2025 . . .
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The reason for the decision to close is due to the high cost of fuel to operate the plant as well as the fuel to transport the product to markets . . .
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Cash said the jobs are good ones but he is not worried, noting that it seems like everybody in the area is hiring workers.
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The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has two active enforcement cases against Dragon Products for possible violations of air emissions standards at its cement plant.
The announcement of the two active air quality enforcement cases comes a week after the federal Mine Safety Health Administration announced that its May 2023 inspection led to 33 citations for safety violations at the cement plant.
JBlaisdell wrote: ↑Fri Sep 08, 2023 5:27 am If you're referring to BIW, they get nothing by rail now. Nothing strategic or secure about that. And Rockland isn't a viable enough seaport.Are you saying the huge BIW fabrication facility near the former Brunswick naval air station is no longer an active customer? I’d be very surprised by that. Lots and lots of loads of steel have gone there over the years. I think the line at least to there stays as long as BIW is in the naval ship building business
Now, if Emskip wanted a direct ship-rail transfer, Rockland might make sense. Stranger things have happened.