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August 23, 2017 Chatham County approves option agreements for megasites

PITTSBORO, NC – August 22, 2017 – The Chatham County Board of Commissioners at its August 21 meeting voted to approve option agreements for the Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing Site and Moncure Megasite. Both megasites received a total of $8 million from Golden LEAF Foundation's Major Site Development Initiative (MSDI), under the condition that the properties be under public control with a fixed price for five years.

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July 19, 2017 Arauco North America Moncure Receives Safety Awards

MONCURE, NC – July 19, 2017 – Arauco North America, one of the largest private employers in Chatham County, recently accepted several safety awards from the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) and the Composite Panel Association (CPA). The Moncure manufacturer produces engineered wood products medium density fiberboard (MDF) and particleboard.

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July 10, 2017 Duke Energy to help prepare Siler City site for industrial development

SILER CITY, NC – July 10, 2017 – As part of the 2017 Duke Energy Site Readiness Program, site consultants from McCallum Sweeney will present a comprehensive study of the 290-acre Little Rhino site on Thursday, July 13 at 3 p.m. at Siler City Town Hall.

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