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Steel-ing the show: billion dollar plant to RGVSteel-ing the show: billion dollar plant to RGVhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=200472018-05-08T05:00:00Z2018-05-08T21:50:00Z

​​Big River Steel logoBROWNSVILLE – The Port of Brownsville board commissioners recently signed a lease agreement with Big River Steel to bring business to the Rio Grande Valley.

While plans are still in the works, construction of the plant would cost more than $1.6 billion.

The operation is expected to bring 500 full-time jobs with more than 1,000 workers hired to help build the facility.​​

Brownsville Navigation District Chairman John Wood says the company is attracted to the Port of Brownsville due to its proximity to automobile manufacturers in Mexico.

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