Thursday, April 19, 2012

New Project Award: Norfolk & Southern

Midwest Mosaic is going to work for Warren Buffett! 

We just received a subcontract from Ohio Valley based Dunlop & Johnston to provide tile and and installation labor at Norfolk and Southern Railroad's (NYSE:NSC) Bellvue, Ohio facility.  The project features two pairs of employee bathroom and showers plus a washroom in the perch of the yard switching tower.  How cool is that!?

At nearly 4000 square feet, the project will keep a crew of three working for about a month.  Onward job creation!

We are pleased to add Mr. Richard Fajardo to the project to assist compliance with two programs; 1) Ohio Bureau of Worker Compensation Drug Free Workplace and 2. E-Rail Safe, a Homeland Security program. Fajardo writes on HR and management matters at Motivated Innovation, and is an expert in these things.

In 2007, as a bet on the impending recovery, Buffett acquired a stake in NSC through his flagship fund, Berkshire Hathaway.  Mr. Warren knows a good value when he sees it. While the recovery may not be as strong as he anticipated, we knew we had a good value all along, and we're glad to have caught his attention.


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