Gray Named President of Knife River Corp.

The board of directors of MDU Resources Group Inc. named Brian R. Gray president of the company’s wholly owned construction materials subsidiary, Knife River Corp., effective Jan. 1, 2023. David C. Barney will remain Knife River’s chief executive officer. On Aug. 4, MDU Resources announced its intent to separate Knife River into an independent, publicly traded company. The separation is…

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Could a Closed Quarry Bring Baseball to Oregon?

June 15, 2021 – A Portland, Ore., developer is swinging for the fences with a proposal that not only sets the stage to entice Major League Baseball to Oregon, but also brings needed housing, industry and parks into Rockwood, Ore. And the star of the plan is Knife River’s closed Rockwood sand and gravel quarry. Barry Smith, an architect, has drafted plans to…

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