Tagged: nucor corp.

Nucor Corp. Plans New $230M Mill at Blytheville, 100 Jobs

by Lance Turner 9/20/2016 4:01 pm

Nucor Corp. says it will add a $230 million cold mill to its Blytheville operation as it seeks to grow sales to the automotive market.

Houston Company Announces $900M Agreement with Nucor

by Sarah Campbell 7/12/2016 2:58 pm

Energy infrastructure company Kinder Morgan Inc.(KMI) of Houston announced on Tuesday its new, $900 million 10-year agreement with Nucor Corporation to provide in-plant services for two Nucor facilities in Blytheville and three others in in Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Nucor VP MaryEmily Slate Scraps Her Way to the Top of the Heap

by Kyle Massey 4/18/2016 12:00 am

At 51, MaryEmily Slate is a vice president and general manager for Nucor Steel Arkansas, overseeing more than 700 workers at two steel mills in Mississippi County.

Mississippi County’s Nucor: 3 Decades, 4 Facilities

by Kyle Massey 4/18/2016 12:00 am

In Mississippi County, the big news in steel these days is Big River. But the firmly established player in northeast Arkansas steel is Nucor Corp., the largest steelmaker in the United States.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Manufacturing

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A manufacturing resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Big River Steel Mill Rises in Northeast Arkansas

by Jan Cottingham 11/16/2015 12:00 am

The construction of the Big River Steel mill is a project defined by superlatives: at $1.3 billion, the biggest economic development project in Arkansas history; at $700 million, the biggest construction project in the state; one of the most technologically advanced, etc.

Nucor to Invest $75M at Blytheville Steel Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2015 2:06 pm

Nucor Corp. announced Friday that its northeast Arkansas steel plant will install a $75 million Quench and Self-Tempering process, allowing it to produce certain grades of structural steel sections. Nucor aims to commission the new process in the second half of next year.

Nucor to Announce 'Significant' Investment in Mississippi County

by Lance Turner 9/24/2015 4:04 pm

Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. plans to will announce "a significant capital investment" in Mississippi County and "the State of Arkansas." It's planning a media event for 2 p.m. Friday.

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.

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.

Nucor Steel Files Lawsuit Against Big River Steel

by Associated Press 8/12/2014 7:25 am

Nucor Steel has filed a lawsuit in federal court that attempts to block a competitor from opening a mill in Mississippi County.

Big River Steel's John Correnti on Government's Role in Private-Sector Projects? 'Stay Out'

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2014 12:00 am

John Correnti, chairman and CEO of Big River Steel LLC, has more than 40 years of experience in the steel industry. Big River Steel, a $1.3 billion project, is being built in Mississippi County near Osceola. It’s expected to employ more than 525 workers with average yearly compensation of $75,000.

Arkansas Panel Approves Air Permit for Big River Steel

by Associated Press 4/25/2014 3:43 pm

An environmental regulatory panel has issued an air quality permit for a planned $1.2 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas.

Manufacturers Keep Steely Eye on Delta, Says Grant Tennille

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Grant Tennille, head of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, told your Whispers staff last week that the state is “continuing to have conversations with companies from throughout the world who want to be close to independent sources of steel.”

$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.

Workers Sent to Hospital After Leak At Nucor Steel in Blytheville

by Associated Press 11/18/2013 8:28 am

Authorities in northeast Arkansas say 18 people were sent to hospitals after a suspected chlorine dioxide leak at a steel mill in Blytheville.

Fighting Fairly (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/11/2013 12:00 am

Using the government regulatory process to block a competitor signals an unwillingness to fight on the traditional market battlefields of price, quality and efficiency. We’re sure it’s happened before, but it’s neither good business nor good policy.

Video: The Arkansas Parole System, Economy, Big River Steel & More on 'Arkansas Week'

by Lance Turner 11/9/2013 9:55 am

Video of the latest "Arkansas Week" on AETN, featuring an interview with State Department of Community Correction Director Sheila Sharp.

Nucor Objection Delays Big River Steel Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2013 9:50 am

Nucor Steel is trying to block the opening of a competing $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas by objecting to the new company's requests for environmental permits.

Nucor Seeks Bond Help for Planned $115M Expansion

by Associated Press 4/15/2013 7:50 am

Nucor-Yamoto Steel is asking Blytheville to enter into an agreement to issue bonds to finance a planned $115 million expansion of the company's steel mill.