Sand drying plant shuts down for repairs, pending acquisition
Published: July 26,2013
PICAYUNE — A sand drying plant in Picayune has been sold and is currently shut down while repairs are made to a conveyor belt and the sale is finalized.
Plant general manager Paul Deville tells the Picayune Item a conveyor belt has been shut down so that workers can rebalance it and make repairs.
Deville says the plant has been bought by a privately owned company and hopes once the transition is complete, construction will resume soon. He did not identify the company.
The Alliance Consulting Group’s plant covers 30 acres and runs along the Norfolk-Southern railway from Picayune to near the Nicholson community.
The plant will produce a fine sand for the oil drilling industry.
Alliance Consulting Group is headquartered in New Orleans.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Twang & Tourism: The Country Music Trail
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- DAVID DALLAS: Mr. McDaniel goes to Washington
- Judge to hear from True the Vote as McDaniel attempts to overturn loss to Cochran
- Weyerhaeuser investing $57M to modernize lumber mill
- Moon River Foods creating 100 jobs in Mississippi Delta
- Google chooses Mad Genius as example of Internet use
- Two BancorpSouth mergers delayed by federal inquiries
- Health officials identify another case of chikungunya virus
- Biloxi council approves $29M contract for baseball stadium construction
- Three indicted, alleged to have embezzled from agency
- Under state probe, All American Check Cashing gets ‘F’ rating from Better Business Bureau