Coronavirus or no virus, the bread-and-butter work of city administration continues. The Albany City Council last week approved a contract to rebuild Lochner Road to help the SnoTemp company to expand its cold-storage operation and eventually add jobs.
Nov. 18 will be a red-letter day for the Albany metals industry. That’s when a 1.5-million-pound “hot isostatic pressing” or HIP unit is scheduled to arrive at the building Stack Metallurgical Group is having constructed on southeast Marion Street.
[youtube video=”qmm4c8PytfY” rel=”0″] Inside a deep pit near the end of Southeast Marion Street, construction is well underway on the foundations of a high-pressure furnace for the Albany metals industry. On Tuesday I took a look at the site.