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North Dakota Investment Plan

In response to a rapidly growing ethanol industry and increased grain production, Canadian Pacific recently announced plans to invest $100 million in rail infrastructure in North Dakota. The plan includes capacity expansion projects, rail replacement and maintenance work, grade crossing upgrades, and snow fence installation. CP also plans to grow its workforce in North Dakota by 18 percent, hiring 70 new employees to expand its train crew base in 2011.