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Big River Steel Sells First Coil, Commissions Two Areas

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2016 9:39 am

Big River Steel says operations have begun in its melt shop and hot mill, the next step in a phased start-up of the $1.3 billion plant near Osceola.

German Steel Company to Buy Vacant Building in Osceola

by Associated Press 2/20/2015 3:33 pm

The Osceola city council has agreed on a proposed sale of a vacant building to the German steel company, SMS.

Nucor, Big River Steel Renew Battle Over New Mill Permit

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 11/30/2014 8:39 am

A company that received a state permit to build a new steel mill in eastern Arkansas said Friday that a federal judge should block a challenge mounted by an existing nearby mill.

New Terminal Opens at Manila Airport

by Associated Press 10/14/2014 8:28 am

City officials have opened a new terminal at the Manila Municipal Airport in northeast Arkansas after a year of construction.

Big River Steel Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit

by Associated Press 10/10/2014 5:00 pm

Attorneys representing Big River Steel are asking a judge to throw out a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the construction of a $1.3 billion mill in northeast Arkansas.

$1.1 Billion Big River Steel Project Making Progress

by Jan Cottingham 2/24/2014 12:00 am

A year after the highly publicized announcement that a $1.1 billion steel mill was coming to Mississippi County, economic development officials say the project is moving forward despite a rival’s objections.

Osceola Mayor: Blue Oak Resources to Build $33M Facility

by Associated Press 2/14/2014 2:00 pm

Officials in Osceola says the new manufacturer, whose board is chaired by Big River Steel leader John Correnti, will build a $33 million facility and create 75 jobs.

AEDQ Clears Way for $1B Big River Steel Construction

by Associated Press 1/24/2014 5:40 pm

A state environmental agency has lifted an order that blocked construction of a $1.1 billion steel mill planned for northeast Arkansas.

Legislature Receives Consultant Reports on Big River Steel Mill

by Associated Press 3/18/2013 5:12 pm

Consultant reports on a proposed $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas have been delivered to the Bureau of Legislative Research. House Speaker Davy Carter said Monday that he had not yet had time to analyze them.

Legislative Roundup: Guns Become Automatic Issue With General Assembly

by Mark Carter 2/25/2013 12:00 am

The 89th General Assembly has yet to finish writing its chapter in the big book of Arkansas state legislatures. But if Chapter 89 were printed this week, then surely “guns” would be in the title. Legislation devoted to guns dominated the action again last week.

Proposed Big River Steel Mill Gives Community ‘Reason to Exist’

by Jan Cottingham 2/11/2013 12:00 am

It took John Correnti and Arkansas economic development officials about a year to put together the deal for a $1.1 billion “mini-mill” to be built near Osceola, a plant that would employ 525 people earning an average yearly compensation of $75,000 apiece.