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RO# 12621

Posted - Jul 22 2009 :  17:04:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anybody else notice much less dust on the boat along with the absence of the USG plant din? Has the plant been closed, or just shut down for routine maintenance?


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RO# 4846

Posted - Jul 22 2009 :  17:25:58  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Not too much sheet rock being sold these days. No new homes, not much in the remodel front either.

I bet it's down to a skeleton crew until business picks up.

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RO# 31212

Posted - Jul 22 2009 :  19:12:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Business is way off. I think they are only running one shift. There hasn't been an ore ship at the pier for months. They used to get one or two a week. Most of the trucks are gone. On Sunday I only see 13 or 14 ready to go on Monday rather than 40 or more. Things are tough all over. That's why the marinas are so empty.

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RO# 12348

Posted - Jul 22 2009 :  21:01:25  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Its funny, since the 9W bridge has been out, i have been gonig by the plant severAl times a week and noticed the same lack of activity.

Also, as a coincidence, I am near to closing a deal to do some work directly across the river (actually a little North of USG) at LaFarge, I believe they produce the same product and are upgrading their plant significantly.

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RO# 14778

Posted - Jul 23 2009 :  21:20:45  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The bridge is still closed? Wow. How long is the project going to take?

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RO# 3813

Posted - Jul 23 2009 :  22:00:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
When I drove by the plant today, it looked pretty dead.


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Posted - Jul 24 2009 :  11:09:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by MichaelNJ

The bridge is still closed? Wow. How long is the project going to take?

They say December the new bridge we will be done.

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