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Concord approves quarry expansion (access required)

The Concord City Council voted unanimously Thursday to approve Vulcan Materials Inc.’s rezoning request to expand by 67 acres its quarry and dirt storage operations on the east side of Trail Road. The city annexed the tract, which is northwest ...

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Concord rezoning denied (access required)

Rose Beam, above, led a group of neighbors who successfully appealed a Concord Zoning and Planning Commission decision to rezoning 275 acres for a subdivision. Photo by Mark Abramson

The Concord City Council voted 5-2 Wednesday night to deny a rezoning request for a 551-home subdivision after neighbors appealed a Planning and Zoning Commission approval of the rezoning. “I’m so happy. The little guy prevails,” Rose Beam, who led ...

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Alevo announces plans for Concord plant (access required)

Alevo's "utility-grade" rechargeable batteries will be housed in 40-foot shipping containers called GridBanks. Photo by Eric Dinkins

After six years of research and development, energy service provider Alevo Group announced plans for its 2,000-acre manufacturing facility in Concord at a launch ceremony Tuesday. Alevo is repurposing the 3.5 million-square-foot building, previously the Philip Morris USA Industrial Campus ...

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