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North Dakota Mechanics Lien Law Applies To Refinery Construction, But Not On Tribal Land

Electrical Marketing’s LiveWire, citing the Fargo-Moorhead Inforum blog, reported yesterday that three North Dakota Indian tribes plan to start construction of a $400 million refinery near Makoti, N.D.  You probably already know this, but there is enormous demand for diesel fuels in North Dakota, which has spurred a ton of development in the state.  The development comes in two forms: […]

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Very Little Mechanic’s Lien Rights When Contracting With Indian Tribes or on Tribal Land

Over the past year, I’ve had some dealings with construction companies and suppliers being hired to furnish labor and/or materials to Indian Tribes or on Tribal Land, and am finding that there is a bit of a boom in construction of casinos and other establishments for Indian Tribes.  With the boom, non-Indian contractors and suppliers […]

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