M-G-S project underway in Marshalltown.
by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department
posted Jun 18 2014 5:09AM
Officials of Alliant Energy say an ambitious project to create was is called the Marshalltown Generating Station is underway on the east side of town.
Alliant hosted a Marshalltown Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event at their Marshalltown headquarters Tuesday afternoon in which they showed a computer visual rendering of the construction project to interested persons. Community Liason Kenn Vinson told Marshalltown Broadcasting that the construction process is underway and they anticipated dirt work to be done by the end of the year. KBR out of Houston Texas is the main contractor for the project antcipated to be done in 2017. Meanwhile Marshalltown Community College is offering two year degrees to interested students in the fields of Powerline and Natural Gas Technicians in anticipation of the need for these types of workers with the construction of the M-G-S facility. For more information contact Chris Russell Dean of Students and Academic Affairs at 641-844-5716.