Big River Steel Mill Set to Open in 2016

The worlds first flat-rolled flex mill is set to open mid-2016. Big River Steel Mill in Osceola, Arkansas sits on roughly 1,300 acres and will have the ability to produce 1.6 millions tons of steel every year. Approximately 30 percent of the structural work is finished. The most noteworthy being the giant hollow structural sections that were erected in the finishing mill. The finishing mill be 747, 060 square feet when completed. Read more here.

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Big River Steel Under Construction

Big River Steel Mill Projected to have 3 Billion Dollar Impact on the Local Economy

In what is being called the biggest economic development project in Arkansas history, it is being estimated that the Big River Steel Mill will have a 3 billion dollar impact on the local economy. Big River Steel has moved 1.2 million cubic yards of soil and installed 22,000 tons of rebar so far in the massive project. The space under the roof of the finishing mill facility is roughly 747,000 square feet or the equivalent of 16 football fields. Nu […]

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man pouring molten steel in a melt shop

Nu Steel Fabricators is working on revolutionary “Flex-Mill”

Nu Steel Fabricators has been working on the innovative new “flex-mill” for Big River Steel in Osceola, Arkansas. The Big River Steel mill is going to produce 1.6 million tons of steel per year. They will be able to produce the widest and thickest hot rolled steel strips in North America. The mill’s proximity to Memphis, one of the leading logistics hubs in the nation, and the Mississippi River, with its high supply of inbound scrap alloys, should be highly advantageous to […]

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