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Aluminum startup finds going rough in Louisiana, as it did in Mississippi

By JACK WEATHERLY  In February 2015, American Specialty Alloys, which was to build a $1.2 billion plant at Columbus and produce aluminum alloy for automobile bodies, pulled up stakes and decided to seek its fortunes in Louisiana. The startup, which never built the plant and was at odds with the Mississippi Development Authority and the Golden Triangle development agency, LINK, ...

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(UPDATE) Gov. Bryant: $1.2 billion aluminum plant is a very exciting proposition for the state of Mississippi

by Jack Weatherly Pittsburgh-based American Specialty Alloys issued a news release Monday saying that it is planning to build a $1.2 billion, aluminum mini-mill “in the Southeastern United States.” While not naming the exact location in the release, the company has applied with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality for permission to prepare a site on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway at Columbus. ...

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Luvata expanding Grenada aluminum plant

GRENADA — Officials from Luvata have announced the company will be adding to its production capabilities in Grenada in an effort to capture new opportunities in the marketplace. The addition will take place at the company’s aluminum production plant, which is located in an 180,000-square-foot city-owned building in the Grenada Air Industrial Park. The project represents a company investment of ...

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