by Trent Ogle
Posted 1/29/2013 01:17 pm
Updated 2 years ago
Above, watch complete video of the news conference announcing a $1.1 billion steel mill in Osceola (Mississippi County) that will directly employ 525 people with annual average compensation of $75,000 a year.
The project, announced Tuesday, will employ another 2,000 people while under construction, the governor said. When completed, Big River will produce steel for the automotive, oil and gas and electrical energy industries. Customers of the steel will include Siemens, ABB and Emerson Electric.