By PETER DAY
Representatives from Lucerne Valley’s two major mines gave updates during last week’s regular meeting of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association.
When housing construction slowed in 2008, so did OMYA, which provides the multi-use product, calcium carbonate.
“Our business follows the construction industry,” said Peter Sutherland, OMYA plant manager.
But the company, which has just over 100 employees, is starting to see an increase in activity, Sutherland said.