Steel Dynamics

Gov. Tate Reeves signs into law Senate Bills 2000 and 2001 and House Bill 1 paving the way for "the largest economic development investment in state history" with Steel Dynamics investing $2.5 billion in Lowdnes County Infinity Mega Site.

Steel Dynamics to Invest $2.5B at KCS’ Infinity Megasite

Steel Dynamics, along with its subsidiaries and partners, will invest $2.5 billion into a new aluminum flat rolled facility and biocarbon plant at the Infinity Megasite, a KCS Premier Certified Site in Columbus, Miss., the company announced Nov. 2 in a release.

In September, 50 1,500-foot-long rail segments were delivered for DART’s 26-mile Silver Line Regional Rail Project under construction between Plano, Texas, and DFW Airport. Steel Dynamics, Inc. in Columbia City, Ind., shipped them by train to Richardson. The new alignment is slated for revenue service in 2023.

DART 2020: A Look Back

2020 has been a difficult year for transit agencies and railroads across the country. But for nearly every one, there were bright spots—from dedicated employees serving on the front lines to new initiatives improving the rider experience. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) in Texas has shared highlights of its achievements throughout the year.

MPR Ships First Locomotive for Steel Dynamics

Motive Power Resources, Inc. (MPR) has completed and shipped the first locomotive of a four-locomotive order for Steel Dynamics, Inc.’s new Sinton, Texas, facility, which is scheduled to begin production in early 2021.