New Alabama Thyssenkrupp Steel Plant Makes Groundbreaking Plans Official

Thyssenkrupp, the mega steel manufacturer coming to the state of Alabama, has set a groundbreaking date for its plant in southwest Alabama. The date is November 2nd.

The plant will cost $3 point 7 billion dollars. Upwards of 30-thousand people will be employed during the two years of construction. It will make carbon and stainless steel metals. The plant will be built in the Mount Vernon area, just north of Mobile.

Once open in 2010, it will employ 27-hundred people.