JSW Steel USA receives tax credit for upgrade of Mingo Junction facility

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The effort to upgrade the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel arc furnace has received a shot in the arm from the State of Ohio.  

JSW Steel USA Ohio has been granted a 1.5 percent, 10 year Creation Tax Credit for the project in Mingo Junction. 

According to the Ohio Tax Credit Authority, the mill expects to create 280 full time positions.

It will also generate more than $14 million in new payroll. 

7News spoke with the President & CEO of JSW Steel USA earlier this year to discuss the company’s plans for the site. You can see that interview by clicking here

Stay with 7News for continued updates on this story. 

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