CEG Economic Development Week in Review – November 26 – November 30, 2018
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“Columbia-Greene Community College is on schedule for the construction of a new $3.5 million technical education building to be up and running by fall 2019.
Columbia-Greene Community College officials were joined by community leaders Monday morning to break ground for the college’s new Construction Technology building, which will be the home of new career and technical programs including a year-long certification program.”
“Norlite LLC, a manufacturer of lightweight construction material used to build bridges and skyscrapers, will invest $30 million to replace air pollution controls at its 265-acre plant in Cohoes, New York.
One of the driving forces behind the project is to eliminate Norlite’s need to discharge 100,000 gallons of treated water each day into the Mohawk River. The project also will make the Cohoes plant more efficient as the market for lightweight aggregate construction materials remains strong, said Prince Knight III, Norlite’s environmental and regulatory compliance manager.”
“Pharmaceutical manufacturer PiSA BioPharm plans to expand at the Rotterdam Corporate Park with a $56.35 million investment.
PiSA BioPharm is proposing a new facility with more than 137,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The company would install manufacturing lines to make and package sterile injectables and biomedical supplies.”