$500 million expansion at Alabama's AM/NS Calvert mill

Aug 13, 2020


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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama steel mill is getting a $500 million expansion that’s expected to create 200 direct jobs. 

ArcelorMittal announced the expansion plans Wednesday for it AM/NS Calvert mill in north Mobile County.  

News outlets report the company intends to add an electric arc furnace to its operations, capable of producing 1.5 million metric tons of steel slabs.

The project, according to company officials, is expected to take 24 months to complete, with more than 500 on-site construction jobs added.