Cleveland: Steel company to restart idled part of mill

News

Cleveland: Steel company to restart idled part of mill

WKYC – Steel maker ArcelorMittal has announced plans to resume operations at a mothballed portion of a mill in Cleveland and hire about 150 workers.

The company said Wednesday the restart is in response to demand for steel and expectations of an improving market.

The part of the plant that’s reopening was idled in 2008 because of market conditions.

Ohio U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman issued separate statements hailing the news as a positive economic sign for Cleveland and the region.

Read the whole article »