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Clarksville-Montgomery County Housing Market one of the Nation’s Best

 

The National Association of Home Builders recently released an index of housing markets that are on the rise.

National Association of Home BuildersWashington, D.C. – The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently unveiled an index that tracks housing markets on the mend, the NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI).  The IMI is intended to draw attention to the fact that housing markets are local and that there are metropolitan areas where economic recovery is underway.

The index measures three readily available monthly data series that are independently collected and are indicative of improving economic health.  The three are employment, house prices and single family housing permit growth.

Clarksville Housing Market continues to be strong.

Clarksville Housing Market continues to be strong.

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Construction Workforce Tops 1,600 at Hemlock Semiconductor Site in Clarksville Tennessee

 

Administration Building Nearly Complete as Manufacturing Campus Takes Shape

Hemlock Semiconductor CorporationClarksville, TN – More than 1,600 construction workers are currently active at Hemlock Semiconductor Group’s Clarksville, TN site as construction of the administration building nears completion. Warehouse, maintenance buildings, and other support facilities will be finished later this year and production facilities will be complete in 2012.

The $1.2 billion plant is scheduled to begin producing polysilicon, the cornerstone material for solar cells, in late 2012. The Clarksville Hemlock Semiconductor facility will meet the needs of the growing solar industry. «Read the rest of this article»

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On-site construction workforce reaches 1,150 at Hemlock Semiconductor facility in Clarksville

 

Training Underway for Production Operators Who will Operate Plant

Hemlock Semiconductor CorporationClarksville, TN. – 1,150 construction workers are currently employed at the Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. site in Clarksville, with the on-site construction workforce expected to peak at approximately 1,500 workers by mid-2011. Hemlock Semiconductor is building a $1.2 billion facility to manufacture polysilicon, the cornerstone material for solar cells.

“We have carpenters, electricians, pipefitters, welders and many more craft persons working on our site,” said Jim Russo, project director, Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. “We are constantly awarding new contracts and creating jobs.”

An aerial view of the Hemlock Semiconductor construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

An aerial view of the Hemlock Semiconductor construction site. Photo taken in October 2010

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It’s official: Hemlock to invest $1.2 billion for polysilicon plant

 

Shining Today — To Energize Tomorrow.

That slogan blazed across the stage as the vintage vinyl tune “Here Comes the Sun” played to a packed house at the APSU Communications Building Monday afternoon.

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Hemlock President and CEO Rick Doornbos, Governor Phil Bredesen, Dow Corning President and CEO Stephanie Burns and Matt Kisber field questions from the press when the formal announcement ceremony concluded

A “Who’s Who” roster of state, county and local government officials  and business leaders from Michigan and Montgomery County gathered on the Austin Peay State University campus  for the “historic” official announcement of Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation and Hemlock Semiconductor LLC multi-billion dollar development at Clarksville’s megasite in the northeastern edge of the city. «Read the rest of this article»

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