Tagged: george hopkins

$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.

Notes from Today’s Senate Meeting on Big River Steel

by Lance Turner 2/4/2013 4:46 pm

The Arkansas Senate conducted a “committee of the whole” session today to quiz Gov. Mike Beebe, Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Grant Tennille, and other parties involved in the $1.1 billion Big River Steel deal.

ATRS Votes to Invest $60M in Osceola's Black River Steel Mill

by Associated Press 2/4/2013 12:28 pm

Arkansas Teacher Retirement System Trustees have agreed to invest in the planned $1 billion Big River Steel LLC mill in Osceola.

Arkansas Teacher Retirement System Plans $60M Big River Steel Investment

by Associated Press 1/30/2013 3:27 pm

Arkansas Teacher Retirement System Executive Director George Hopkins says the fund's board is planning to vote Monday on investing $60 million as the project raises startup cash. The investment represents about one-half of 1 percent of the fund's $12.25 billion in assets.

George Hopkins on the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System (Exec Q&A)

by Jan Cottingham 10/15/2012 12:00 am

George Hopkins, executive director of the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, discusses the systems challenges and goals.