The building of Potash Corp.'s new transfer facility in Hammond has been delayed, but the Canadian company remains firmly committed to the project, having spent $12 million at the site already, a top Potash Corp. executive said Friday.
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Tom Lippencott, from left, of Metso Corp.; Bruce Marcus, of Marcus Construction; Bob Felgenhauer, of Potash Corp.; Ross Lake, of Dome Corp.; and Larry Taylor, of A.J. Sackett & Sons Co., break ground Wednesday at Gibson Yard for the new storage facility. Construction will start Aug. 1. T…
Robert Felgenhauer, Potash Corp. vice president for transportation and distribution, speaks Wednesday as officials from Hammond, Potash and other companies gathered for a groundbreaking on the new Potash Corp. storage facility at Gibson Yard. At left is Ray Foster, director of warehouse and …
Officials from Hammond, Potash Corp. and other companies gather Wednesday morning for a groundbreaking of the new Potash Corp. storage facility at Gibson Yard.
A new Indiana Harbor locomotive pulling Potash Corp railcars sits on new track while officials from the city of Hammond, Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad, Potash Corp and others attended the event to celebrate Potash's arrival to the city this year. Potash is investing $64 million in a new trans…
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A new Indiana Harbor locomotive pulling Potash Corp. fertilizer rail cars sits on new track while officials from the city of Hammond, Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad, Potash Corp. and others listen Friday morning to speakers under a tent at Gibson Yard in Hammond. The three have joined forces f…
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. speaks Friday morning during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new rail lines serving Potash Corp. in the Gibson Yard in Hammond. Indiana Harbor Belt installed 14 miles of new track to serve up to 1,000 railcars from the fertilizer company.
Robert Felgenhauer, vice president of transportation and distribution for Potash Corp., speaks Friday morning at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new rail lines and transfer facility in Gibson Yard in Hammond.
New rail lines installed in Gibson Yard in Hammond will accomodate 1,000 rail cars from Potash Corp. In all, 14 miles of new track were installed, and a 140,000-square-foot storage and transfer facility will be built to serve rail cars.
Robert Felgenhauer, vice president of transportation and distribution for Potash Corp., left, and Jim Roots, general manager for Indiana Harbor Belt, Friday morning cut a ribbon opening the new rail lines built at Gibson Yard in Hammond to serve Potash Corp.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is on hand Friday morning during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Potash Corp. facility and rail yard at Gibson Yard in Hammond.
When Potash Corp. announced last week that it will locate a major rail transfer facility at Gibson Yard-and spend $64 million on a new transfer facility-Northwest Indiana landed the most recent in a string of major rail development projects.
HAMMOND | Northwest Indiana landed the most recent in a string of rail development projects Tuesday, with Potash Corp. announcing it will locate a major rail transfer facility at Gibson Yard.
HAMMOND | City officials are putting out the word they will have a "major industrial" announcement Tuesday, the same day on which Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. already has pledged to close a deal to bring Potash Corp. to Gibson Yard.
Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said he expects to close a deal by Nov. 1 to locate a major rail transfer facility for Potash Corp. adjacent to Hammond's Gibson Yard. "For all intents and purposes, it's a done deal," McDermott told the Times.
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