The need to replace infrastructure, and a pickup in other large construction projects, has created a boom for Canam Steel Corp. in Point of Rocks.
George Gellrich gets up at least once a night to check his computer. He could wait until the morning briefing at work, or even for the morning news shows. But he just can’t. He needs to know: Was there another explosion at the crippled nuclear plant in Japan? Did they restore power to the pumps? Is there enough water in the spent fuel pool at Unit 4? Has the radioactive contamination grown worse?
Many laid-off employees at the Sparrows Point steel mill will be returning to work as plans move forward to restart the plant’s blast furnace.
Homeowners in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia are being encouraged to plant more plants this spring to help Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.