Nucor unveils plan for $240M Florida rebar mill

Sources: Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C.; CP staff

Nucor will strengthen its position as a top concrete reinforcing steel producer with the construction of a Frostproof, Fla., micro mill equipped for up to 350,000 tons/year output. It announced the $240 million investment less than four months after committing a similar outlay for a rebar micro mill in Sedalia, Mo.

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ISO safety standard emulates 9001 quality, 14001 environmental models

Sources: International Organization for Standardization, Geneva; CP staff

The just-published ISO 45001:2018, Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements with guidance for use, specifies requirements for companies and organizations to improve worker injury- and illness-prevention methods. Based on ISO 9001, Quality management systems and 14001, Environmental management systems common elements, it provides a Plan-Do-Check-Act model users can implement to help minimize risks to employees.

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