Building Permits Issued For Apple Inc. In NC

More permits are being issued for Apple Inc., which has a data center in the North Carolina town of Maiden.

The Hickory Daily Record reported an erosion control permit that allows grading for a new building was issued last week, as was a stormwater grading permit. Also, an Atlanta construction company that's the major contractor for the work at the site filed for a building permit for a non-occupied equipment building.

Apple, based in Cupertino, Calif., is building a private solar farm to help power its data center.

Maiden town manager Todd Herms says Apple's original plans called for two identical data centers. One has been built so far. Herms says he can't say if the company still plans to build the second one or is constructing something else.


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  • by mhc Location: mhc on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:12 PM
    we seen the sulfur company at the seafood festival and they were shoving info about thier company down fair goers throats like mhc resident said---one of thier biggest claims was they were bringing jobs to MHC i asked how many they told my husband and i 17 jobs thats right you are reading correctly 17 jobs----lets hope apple brings more---my grandfather was one of the lucky people to invest in apple early and then one day woke up and HAD ALOT OF MONEY the same money my family still has the pleasure of spending today thank you apple.
  • by MHC Resident on Mar 12, 2012 at 09:11 AM
    Sure beats the sulfur smelting plant PCS has been trying to force down our throats. As for Apple's products, check their stocks. They are consistently doing pretty darn well even in this nutzo economy.
  • by Mike Location: Greenville on Mar 12, 2012 at 06:27 AM
    Apple - Pay twice as much money for old technology. (IOs5 anyone?)
  • by Super Liberal on Mar 11, 2012 at 10:17 PM
    I don't buy Apple products because of the way Steve Jobs ran his business. He made great computers! But the message I got from him long ago, turned me away.
  • by Question? Location: Washington on Mar 11, 2012 at 05:51 PM
    Does anyone know where Cherie Berry, the NC Commissioner of Labor is from? Maiden, NC. Is this a coincidence or just plain politics? Just asking...
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