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Northwest Indiana businesses pursuing big expansion projects

Northwest Indiana businesses pursuing big expansion projects

Economic development has been taking off in Northwest Indiana over the last two years, after a string of growing companies announced plans to invest millions of dollars and add dozens of jobs.

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EDITORIAL: RDA dues do a lot for region, state

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority has been such a strong force for economic development that it is easy to forget it has been in existence just seven years.

July 22, 2012 12:00 am

Canadian National cuts back on Kirk Yard expansion

Canadian National Railway Co. is scaling back its Kirk Yard project in Gary by keeping a major locomotive repair facility in Illinois, while moving ahead with $141 million in other investments at Kirk Yard.

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IEDC attracts 219 businesses this year promising 19,080 jobs

IEDC attracts 219 businesses this year promising 19,080 jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's economic development agency this year attracted 219 companies promising 19,080 new jobs and $2.7 billion in capital investment.

December 30, 2011 2:45 pm Related

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Daniels encourages Northwest Indiana to seize jobs

Daniels encourages Northwest Indiana to seize jobs

"An era of greater opportunity has begun" for Northwest Indiana communities willing to seize it, Gov. Mitch Daniels told 320 people at a Munster Chamber of Commerce event. But corruption in local government remains a barrier, he said.

August 29, 2011 5:45 pm Photos

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Daniels encourages Northwest Indiana to seize job opportunities

Daniels encourages Northwest Indiana to seize job opportunities

MUNSTER | Gov. Mitch Daniels told 320 people Tuesday afternoon at a Munster Chamber of Commerce event that "an era of greater opportunity has begun" for Northwest Indiana communities willing to seize it.

August 23, 2011 5:45 pm Photos

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Rail company will invest millions in Gary facility

Rail company will invest millions in Gary facility

Canadian National Railway Co. plans to shift part of its operations to Gary, which would bring up to 251 new jobs in Northwest Indiana by 2015. CN plans to invest $165 million to redevelop the existing Kirk Yard rail facility.

August 08, 2011 8:00 am Photos

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Rail company CN shifting work to Gary, bringing up to 251 jobs

Rail company CN shifting work to Gary, bringing up to 251 jobs

Canadian National Railway Co. plans to shift part of its operations to Gary from Markham Yard in Homewood, which would bring up to 251 new jobs in Northwest Indiana by 2015.

August 03, 2011 5:15 pm Photos

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Infrastructure improvements key to CN Kirk Yard project

Company and local officials on Wednesday said Canadian National Railway Co.'s move to invest $165 million in Gary's Kirk Yard will improve the efficiency of moving freight traffic through the congested Chicago area.

August 03, 2011 3:00 pm
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