A long-delayed beef-processing plant in Aberdeen has paid off all but 1 of the 39 liens filed against it.
The American News reports (http://bit.ly/R2PxgP) the paid-off liens total just under $14 million and include some filed before Korean investors took over in 2009. The remaining lien was filed by a Huron excavation company seeking $2.1 million. It is still tied up in the courts.
The liens are among numerous problems that have pushed back the opening date for the $109 million plant that started construction in 2007. City officials this fall issued Northern Beef Packers a temporary certificate of occupancy, allowing it to slaughter up to five cattle to test equipment...
Source: Argentine Beef Packers S.A.
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