Steelmakers’ carbon emissions study template suits cement counterparts

By Don Marsh A new study, “SMA/CRU Emissions Analysis,” concludes that the output of Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) members—electric arc furnace (EAF) operators in the U.S.—has a carbon intensity approximately 75 percent lower than that of peers running traditional blast furnaces. The EAF process underpins nearly 100 percent of concrete reinforcing steel and 70 percent of overall tonnage milled in…

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Nucor scouts Southeast for $350 million rebar micro mill site

The board of Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor Corp. has approved investment of up to $350 million for construction of a rebar micro mill to be located in the South Atlantic region. The facility will join sister Missouri and Florida rebar micro mills, opened in 2020, and feature spooling capability—affording rebar fabricators handling economy and waste reduction.  “We believe the East Coast…

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Nucor eyes Southeast for $350 million rebar micro mill

Sources: Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C.; CP staff Nucor directors have approved investment of up to $350 million for construction of a rebar micro mill to be located in the South Atlantic region. The facility will join sister Missouri and Florida rebar micro mills, both of which began operations in 2020, and be equipped with spooling capability—a feature affording rebar fabricators…

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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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