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John Correnti, Governor Break Ground on $1.3B Big River Steel Mill

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/22/2014 11:17 am

Steel executive John Correnti, Gov. Mike Beebe and other state and local leaders marked the groundbreaking of the $1.3 billion Big River Steel project Monday in Osceola.

Osceola Sets Meeting on Big River Steel Bonds

by Associated Press 4/23/2014 1:48 pm

The Osceola City Council has scheduled a meeting to discuss issuing $1.5 billion of economic development bonds for the Big River Steel mill.

Osceola Sues Entergy Arkansas Over Electric Billing

by Associated Press 2/21/2014 10:30 am

Officials in Osceola are suing Entergy Arkansas over claims that the utility improperly billed the city $5 million.

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.

Indigo Oil Terminal To Bring up to 200 Jobs to Osceola

by Associated Press 4/8/2013 8:21 am

Plans for a rail-to-barge oil terminal in northeastern Arkansas could bring as many as 200 permanent jobs to the Osceola area.

Osceola Mayor Calls Big River Steel a 'Godsend'

by Mark Carter 1/29/2013 2:57 pm

The impact of the news Tuesday that a $1 billion steel mill is coming to Osceola in Mississippi County can't be overstated.

Big River Steel Announces $1.1B Mill for Osceola, Will Employ 525

by Mark Carter and Lance Turner 1/29/2013 11:03 am

Big River Steel LLC and Gov. Mike Beebe announce for the company to build 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.