$1.8 billion Steel Dynamics mill may come to San Patricio County in South Texas

San Patricio County could be getting into steel production, and in a big way. The county is in the mix to land a massive $1.8 billion steel plant from Steel Dynamics, a project that could create hundreds of jobs and help breathe life into the region’s sagging manufacturing profile. “This will be a tremendous opportunity for this middle part of the county,” San Patricio County Judge David Krebs said during a county commissioners meeting on Monday. “Over the years, we’ve seen the growth on the east end, and I’ve always thought the middle part of the county and the western part of the county deserves the growth, and this will be an opportunity.” Click to read more at www.caller.com.