GRE’s gentler pace
Published 06/22/2010, The Jamestown Sun
SPIRITWOOD, N.D. — With the deadline pushed back to January 2012, construction on Great River Energy’s $276 million Spiritwood Station, a power plant generating electricity and steam heat, has slowed its pace. In March, GRE planned to ramp up to about 500 workers to meet the original startup date of Oct. 1. The crews had begun working two shifts 24/7 on the heat and power plant in September. With the new date to be up and running, the number of construction workers has dropped to 350 and the hours of work reduced.Word count: 774
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