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Enbridge Energy official talkas about oil boom’s impact on Minnesota


Enbridge Energy’s pipelines have for decades carried crude oil from Canada and North Dakota across northern Minnesota to U.S. oil refineries. Enbridge, whose headquarters is in Calgary, runs its U.S. pipeline development business from Duluth-Superior with about 700 employees. One of them is Mark Curwin, senior director of strategic coordination for U.S. projects. With the North American oil business booming, ...

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$11M apartment building going up at Williston State College


WILLISTON, N.D. — Construction is underway on a four-story, $11 million apartment building at Williston State College. The 84,000-square-foot building will have 74 units. Half will be dedicated to “essential service” workers and the other half will be available at market rate. College President Raymond Nadolny says the school will use of the units for student housing. The building also ...

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Bismarck road work will meet growth demands


By LeAnn Eckroth BISMARCK, N.D. –The 2014 construction season will bustle with road work to meet demands placed on it by Bismarck’s growth. Linda Oster, design and construction engineer for the city, said higher traffic counts have driven the demand for improvements at North Washington Street. The narrow rural stretch will be converted to a wider urban road over two construction ...

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Equipment supplier Briersbach opens 5th location in booming Dickinson

Gene Kruger, branch manager of the Dickinson Bierschbach Equipment and Supply

By Katherine Grandstrand Oil brings people, people need houses, houses need construction, and that’s where Bierschbach Equipment and Supply comes in. The Sioux Falls, S.D.,-based construction equipment rental company recently opened its fifth location in Dickinson.“It just seemed like the next logical choice for a new location,” said Gene Kruger, Dickinson branch manager. While it rents all types of lightweight equipment ...

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The boom’s ‘epicenter:’ Oil Patch hub Watford City adjusts to burgeoning population, financial questions

Watford city

WATFORD CITY — There are days, Brent Sanford said, when he struggles to wrap his head around everything happening in his hometown. Ten years ago, Sanford returned to Watford City to take over his family’s automotive dealership. He soon found himself on the city council and was elected mayor in 2010 — right as oil and gas exploration in the ...

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