United States Steel
Corporation announced today that it will build a new hot dip
galvanizing (HDG) facility at the company's steelmaking operation in Slovakia
-- U. S. Steel Kosice (USSK). With an annual capability of approximately
350,000 metric tons, the facility will serve the growing demand for high
quality coated steels in the Central European automotive and construction
industries. Construction of the $160 million facility will begin this year,
with start-up expected in early 2007.
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