In Big Departure from Minimill Roots Nucor Eyes Iron-making Facility In La

June 2008
Metal Center News;Jun2008, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p84
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The article reports on the plan of Nucor Corp. to construct an iron-making facility in Saint James Parish, Louisiana. The facility is claimed to be used as a precursor for an integrated steel mill and would include the addition of a furnace and rolling mill. The firm is set to build a port that is capable of handling ocean vessels and barges of coal and pig iron. However, the project is not a certainty since licenses must be secured and the final site and capital investment must be approved.


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