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South Carolina Railroad to Unveil New Line to Volvo Factory

RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) _ South Carolina's state-owned railroad is planning to build a 10-mile rail line to the site of the $500 million Volvo factory that's currently under construction in Berkeley County, about 30 miles northwest of Charleston

RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) _ South Carolina’s state-owned railroad is planning to build a 10-mile rail line to the site of the $500 million Volvo factory that’s currently under construction in Berkeley County, about 30 miles northwest of Charleston. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports Palmetto Railways, a short-line carrier run by the state Commerce Department, hopes to have the…

Groundbreaking Being Held for Volvo Interchange

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Ground is being broken for a new interchange on Interstate 26 to provide access to a $500 million Volvo Cars manufacturing plant. Officials will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the interchange to connect a road leading to the plant. The plant is about 30 miles northwest of Charleston and is already under construction as is…

$4.2B in Industrial Investment Announced in SC in 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More than $4.2 billion in business investment was announced in South Carolina during 2015 _ investment expected to create more than 17,000 jobs. The South Carolina Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that 150 capital investment projects were announced across the state. The numbers include both new plants locating in the state and the expansion of existing…