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Miss. company to assemble oil sand equipment in MT

By Associated Press
Published On: Nov 26 2012 09:18:19 AM MST
OIL DRILLING
GREAT FALLS, Mont. -

A Mississippi company has announced plans assemble equipment for Canadian oil sands projects in northwestern Montana.
    
The Great Falls Tribune reports (http://gftrib.com/UNcAyN ) Yates Constructors plans to open an assembly plant in the Bynum area, north of Choteau along the Rocky Mountain Front.
    
Sweetgrass Development executive director Sarah Converse says Yates plans to hire 75 to 100 workers, beginning in April. She says they will hire through the Montana Job Service.
    
Lauren Engineers & Constructors of Texas announced plans last year to build an assembly plant near Bynum. Converse says that project is still in the works.