ERJ staff report (DS)
Waterville, Nova Scotia, Canada - A scheme to move Waterville's airport would make room for a possible capacity expansion at Michelin's tyre making facility in the town.
A press statement from the office of the Premier of Nova Scotia said, â€œthe province will fund a study looking at relocating the Waterville Municipal Airport to support future potential expansion of the Michelin Tire Plant.â€ The study will cost up to $100,000 and will be conducted in co-operation with Michelin and Municipality of the County of Kings.
Michelin employs about 3,500 people in Nova Scotia, including 1,200 at the Waterville plant.
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Press release from Nova Scotia Premier
Cape Breton Post (Canada - Nova Scotia)
Waterville airport study hints at Michelin expansion CBC News (Canada - Nova Scotia)