May 26, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Citizen Telegram " Natural Soda expansion could mean jobs for Rifle workers"

Mike McKibbin:
"Construction is due to start soon on a $30 million expansion of the Natural Soda sodium bicarbonate mining operation in Rio Blanco County, 50 miles northwest of Rifle.

That will mean jobs for Rifle area construction workers, and the chance of landing some of the up to 10 permanent jobs when the project is done.

Officials, including Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, May 21, to launch the expansion project.

Bob Warneke, vice president of operations at the plant, said the construction project will provide work for around 60 contractors. Many of those workers will be bused to the Natural Soda site from Rifle, Meeker and Rangely, he said...."  (Read more?  Click title)

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