For many, the history of Lowndes County Industrial Park begins with the arrival of Severstal, the steel plant now known as Steel Dynamics, Inc., in the mid-2000s.
Severstal Columbus has been sold to Steel Dynamics Inc., an Indiana-based steel producer and metal recycler.
The plant, which sits on 1,400 acres near Airport Road, was sold by its Russian owners for $1.62 billion, according to a Steel Dynamics statement Tuesday.
The sale of Russia-based Severstal may be slowed down due to sanctions the United States currently has on the country.
Lowndes County supervisors on Friday approved providing an estoppel certificate to a company that has announced plans to purchase the Severstal steel plant.
The Mississippi Commission of Environmental Quality has fined Columbus steel mill Severstal $135,000 because the company’s pollution control monitors didn’t function properly after the plant expanded in June 2011.
A rose to Main Street Columbus for another successful “Sounds of Summer” concert series at the Riverwalk.
Severstal Columbus will be formally sold by the end of the year.
Steel Dynamics Inc., an Indiana-based steel producer and metal recycler, announced this morning that it has agreed to purchase the Lowndes County steel plant from Severstal.
The Russia-based company has reportedly put its two U.S. operations on the auction block, according to The Wall Street Journal. The steelmaker’s other North American plant is in Michigan.
A Winston County man has been arrested after authorities say he broke into several vehicles and a work shed at Severstal.
Severstal Columbus, a steel plant in Lowndes County, sits on roughly 1,400 acres just east of the Golden Triangle Regional Airport. But what do they actually do there?
Madhu Ranade, the plant’s vice president and general manager, answered that question while speaking to the Columbus Rotary Club at the Lion Hills Golf Club on Tuesday.