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What New Jobs Would Be Created by the Keystone Pipeline?

Posted: January 16, 2015 at 3:38 pm

Building nearly 1,200 miles of pipeline across the United States is expected to bring about 9, 000 construction jobs to the economy. TransCanada, the company responsible for the project, has already entered into agreements with the major labor and trade organizations, so the groundwork has already been completed to hire pipe and steamfitters, plumbers, pipeline contractors, welders, heavy machinery operators, construction foremen, engineers, and general laborers.

There is some debate as to whether or not these will be seasonal positions that run for a few months, for the two years the project is expected to take, or permanent jobs.

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