Pipeline welder

Community members like Mark Zimmerer, president of the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce, came out in support of new energy infrastructure and spoke about the positive outcomes seen by the residents of Norfolk during past construction.

“They entered our community as great corporate citizens and quickly became tremendous community partners for Norfolk and all the communities in our area,” Zimmerer said.

Spouses of the pipeline workers completed a renovation of a crisis center for children, landscaped a children’s playground and volunteered their personal time to help at Bright Horizons and the Orphan Grain Train.

They brought 750 jobs into the area during the construction process, becoming the community’s third largest employer for five months, Zimmerer said.

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