Renewafuel chooses Michigan for biomass plant

Renewafuel LLC, a subsidiary of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., will build a biomass fuel production facility at the Telkite Technology Park in Marquette, Mich. The plant will produce 150,000 tons of biofuel cubes annually from a sustainable composite of wood and agricultural feedstocks, including corn stalks, grasses and energy crops. Production is projected to begin in the first quarter of 2009. The facility will cost approximately $10 million and directly employ 25 people.