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Steel Companies Donate $1M to Cold War Museum

Nucor Steel Arkansas and Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. each donated $500,000. read more >
The facility that electric vehicle maker Envirotech purchased in Osceola to be its first U.S. manufacturing center
Construction / Manufacturing / Retail

Why Arkansas? Envirotech CEO Says Natural, Man-Made Resources Sparked Interest

Phillip Oldridge also discussed key players in the decision and the company's plans for its new facility. read more >
The Big River Steel Flex Mill near Osceola uses as much energy as Afghanistan, says Steve Pienaar, logistics manager at Big River.
Construction / Manufacturing / Public Companies / Real Estate

US Steel Picks Northeast Arkansas for $3B Mill

Arkansas had been competing against Alabama and Mississippi for the project. read more >
Gov. Mike Beebe and John Correnti at the Jan. 29, 2013, news conference announcing plans for a $1.1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County. 
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All the Right Moves (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Arkansas has made some good bets in Mississippi County and they continue to pay off. It’s worth remembering how improbable the biggest of those seemed. read more >

Steel Processor Majestic to Add Huge Plant at Nucor Arkansas

Majestic Steel USA Inc. gives Mississippi County's image as a steelmaking hub an extra sheen, announcing plans to build a 515,000-SF service center and processing facility in Blytheville. read more >
 Randy Henderson
Education / Government & Politics / Manufacturing

Nucor Steel’s Randy Henderson Appointed to State Education Board

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces the appointment of Nucor Steel's Randy Henderson of Blytheville to the Arkansas State Board of Education. read more >
From left, Blytheville Mayor James Sanders, Seal Solar CEO Josh Davenport, Sen. John Boozman, Lexicon CEO Patrick Schueck and Seal President Heather Nelson.
Construction / Energy / Manufacturing

Lexicon and Seal Show Off Blytheville Array Made With Arkansas Steel

Heather Nelson was on a roll Friday morning, breakfasting with “the future governor of Arkansas” a day after her company, Seal Solar, teamed up with Lexicon Inc. to unveil the state’s first solar array made with locally manufactured steel. read more >
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In Winter’s Brutal Grip, The Power Grid Buckles

The regional electric grid was stretched to the limit and beyond, and Arkansans joined Texans, Oklahomans and Missourians sitting in their darkened houses, getting chillier. read more >
Buddy Hasten

Electricity Crisis Not Over, Hasten and Castleberry Say

Two of Arkansas' leading electric utility executives say the state is "not out of the woods yet" after limited cold-weather blackouts mandated in emergency orders by the two regional transmission organizations based in Little Rock. read more >
MaryEmily Slate, vice president and general manager of Nucor Steel Arkansas, says the plant is investing almost half a billion dollars into its expansion.
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Nucor and Arkansas: Magnet and SteelLock Icon

Nucor Corp.’s new cold mill in Mississippi County could be opening right as the company is experiencing record earnings. read more >
From left: Abby Turner, Abby White, Griffin Brown and Emilee Roberson are all students who are attending college with the help of the Arkadelphia Promise program.
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Promises Are Kept, Paving A Broader Path To College

Southern Bancorp Inc., the Ross Foundation and Murphy Oil Corp. are spending millions on Promise scholarships that sponsors and an administrator say have increased the college-going rate of high school graduates in Arkadelphia and El Dorado. read more >
Construction / Real Estate

Calstrip Plans $15M Investment, 45 Jobs Near Blytheville

Calstrip Industries Inc. of Mira Loma, California, announces plans to invest $15 million in a new 100,000-SF steel processing plant on the campus of Nucor Steel Arkansas. read more >
MaryEmily Slate of Nucor.
Construction / Manufacturing

Nucor Plans Expansion on Top of Expansion: A 100-Job, $240M Sheet Metal Line in Hickman

Nucor Steel Arkansas doubles down on its expansion in Mississippi County, planning a $240 million galvanized steel sheet metal production line at its sheet mill in Hickman. read more >

OSHA Fines Nucor Steel $56K After Employee Death

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Little Rock has fined Nucor-Yamato Steel Inc. $56,000 after an employee died in April at the Blytheville plant. read more >
MaryEmily Slate of Nucor.
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Nucor VP MaryEmily Slate Scraps Her Way to the Top of the Heap

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. read more >
Construction / Legal / Manufacturing

Arkansas Court Hears Case Over Steel Mill Permit

A steel company is asking a state appeals court to reverse a regulatory panel's decision to approve an air permit for a rival's $1.1 billion plant in northeast Arkansas. read more >
Legal / Manufacturing

Nucor Files Appeal Notice Filed In Its Lawsuit Against Big River Steel

A steel company has filed notice that it will appeal the dismissal of its lawsuit against a rival. read more >
Legal / Manufacturing

Judge Dismisses Nucor’s Federal Lawsuit Against Big River Steel

A lawsuit seeking to stop construction of a steel mill in northeast Arkansas has been dismissed. read more >
Construction of the Big River Steel manufacturing plant in Osceola is taking place in the area shaded above.
Construction / Legal / Manufacturing

In Federal Court, Nucor Argues Against Big River Steel Mill

Opponents of a new steel mill under construction in eastern Arkansas argued in a court hearing Friday that they didn't forfeit their right to sue to stop the plant just because the state had already issued a permit. read more >
John Correnti
Legal / Manufacturing

Big River Steel Gets Extension in Nucor Lawsuit Over Mill

A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas. The lawsuit filed by Nucor Steel seeks to block Big River Steel from building its $1.3 billion steel mill south of Osceola. read more >