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The $62 million cold storage expansion project in Hamilton, Ontario's Red Hill Business Park will create 100 jobs. 


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The $62 million cold storage expansion project in Hamilton, Ontario's Red Hill Business Park will create 100 jobs. 

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Latest: Penta Properties, Sierra Supply Chain Services Break Ground In Ontario - The $62 million cold storage expansion project in Hamilton, Ontario's Red Hill Business Park will create 100 jobs. 

Penta Properties, Sierra Supply Chain Services Break Ground In Ontario

The $62 million cold storage expansion project in Hamilton, Ontario's Red Hill Business Park will create 100 jobs. 

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