Likely the facility will boast a heavy lift crane (and several of smaller tonnage), a large capacity electrical system, industrial grade mechanical ventilation and heating systems, adequate offices and a communications system – facilities that would rival some found at the Bull Arm Site. Water and sewer services and related civil infrastructure will also be supplied.
Nalcor and the Government could have overpaid some PR outfit to come up with a corny slogan like “Let’s Goose Goose Bay”, one that would organize a celebration announcing that the chief part of Muskrat’s new staging area and facilities, will be constructed at the Port of Goose Bay. It could have been the beginning of a “marine focussed” Industrial Park, one that would have placed Goose Bay at the center of the "new" north.
All the folks from the Chambers of Commerce would have attended; they might have thought their work finally beginning to pay off. Aboriginal groups might have begun thinking about business "partnerships" with their far northern neighbours, too.