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Potash warehouse could be online in late 2014

Potash warehouse could be online in late 2014

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.

April 19, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Rail conference to feature discussion about Potash project

HAMMOND | The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce and the Crossroads Regional Chamber are hosting a rail conference April 19.

April 01, 2013 10:20 am
KATHY LUTHER: Use deicing agents sparingly to protect streams

KATHY LUTHER: Use deicing agents sparingly to protect streams

Remember that today’s snow is tomorrow’s river and lake. Here is my annual list of how to limit the stormwater pollution you create during the winter.

February 28, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond continues to see new projects, developments

Hammond is off to a busy start to 2013. As its mayor, I am always happy to announce new projects and economic development in the city, and this year will be no exception.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Progress, development marked region economy in 2012, despite challenges

Gary airport soars again

December 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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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…

July 11, 2012 8:30 pm
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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 …

July 11, 2012 8:30 pm
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Officials from Hammond, Potash Corp. and other companies gather Wednesday morning for a groundbreaking of the new Potash Corp. storage facility at Gibson Yard.

July 11, 2012 8:30 pm
042812POTASH, ribbon cutting for new rail lines in Gibson railyard

042812POTASH, ribbon cutting for new rail lines in Gibson railyard

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…

June 28, 2012 10:47 am

Hammond commission to look at Potash project compliance

HAMMOND | The Redevelopment Commission will meet 4:30 p.m. today at City Hall.

June 19, 2012 12:00 am
Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

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…

April 27, 2012 2:48 pm
Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

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.

April 27, 2012 1:05 pm
Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

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.

April 27, 2012 1:05 pm
Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

Potash Corp. pulls into 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.

April 27, 2012 1:05 pm
Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

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.

April 27, 2012 1:05 pm
Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

Potash Corp. pulls into Hammond

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.

April 27, 2012 1:05 pm
Potash to fertilize Hammond redevelopment

Potash to fertilize Hammond redevelopment

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.

November 07, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Potash Corp. to fertilize Hammond redevelopment

Potash Corp. to fertilize Hammond redevelopment

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.

November 01, 2011 3:45 pm Photos

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Hammond plans big industrial announcement Tuesday

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.

October 28, 2011 9:45 pm
Mayor says Potash Hammond facility almost a deal

Mayor says Potash Hammond facility almost a deal

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.

October 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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