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4:47 am on Saturday June 11, 2011

With the cut of a ribbon, a $750 million Boeing 787 plant opens in North Charleston

Image by North Charleston A very small view of the very large building.After 18 months and $750 million, Boeing's 1.1-million-square-foot 787 final assembly is finished six months ahead of schedule. On Friday, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held;...
2:43 am on Tuesday May 3, 2011

A trip to Boeing in Seattle to preview Charleston's new 787 plant

Image by Flickr user cheukiecfu Labor lawsuit or not, Boeing's $750 million, 1.1-million square foot North Charleston 787 assembly plant continues to near completion. With that in mind, Live 5 News recently went to the other coast to have a look at...
8:45 am on Monday June 7, 2010

Boeing's trickle-down effect creating fresh tourism, technical education

Image by Photo courtesy of BoeingBoeing's arrival in the Lowcountry added Charleston to a short list of cities that boast final aircraft assembly plants in the nation. Read more stories on this subject in our topic page. Boeing has plans for state...
11:02 pm on Friday November 20, 2009

Boeing breaks ground on assembly plant today (update: ground broke)

Image by Flickr user Drewski2112Image by 20091120-boeing.jpg Update November 21: The Post and Courier was there for the ceremony and has a lengthy write-up and photo gallery. Unless you're just captivated by the historic moment for the Lowcountry...