Sun coverage: Sparrows Point sale

Sun coverage of the pending sale of the Sparrows Point steel plant by Mittal Steel Co. NV, as ordered by the U.S. Justice Department.

March 26, 2008

Sparrows Point buyer plans rapid boost in steel output

Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal said yesterday that its acquisition of the Sparrows Point complex could close as early as mid-May and that it plans to rapidly ramp up production at the Baltimore County steel plant.

March 26, 2008

Jay Hancock: Point's future is up to Annapolis

The global economy has done its part: Russia's OAO Severstal has agreed to buy the Sparrows Point steel mill and invest in badly needed upgrades.

March 22, 2008

Russian firm buys the Point

Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal announced yesterday that it is buying the steel plant at Sparrows Point and says it plans to run the mill at full capacity and invest up to half a billion dollars during the next five years to improve productivity.

December 20, 2007

Sparrows Point called lifesaver for ailing mill

Each day, rail cars carrying steel slabs minted some 300 miles east at Baltimore County's Sparrows Point mill arrive at Esmark Inc.'s Wheeling-Pittsburgh plant here.

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