Borusan Mannesmann eyes Texas site for mill

Jan 04, 2013 | 12:18 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Borusan Mannesmann, Ari Kagan, Chambers County, Cedar Crossing Industrial Park, Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District, shale, OCTG, line pipe Michael Cowden

PITTSBURGH — Borusan Mannesmann is considering an industrial park in Texas for its new 300,000-ton-per-year energy tubulars mill, according to the company and documents filed with state and local officials.

The same documents also reveal new details about the $150-million project, including that it might include a spiral mill and coating facility.

Borusan Mannesmann previously said it was mulling sites in Oklahoma and Texas for its new oil country tubular goods (OCTG) and line pipe mill (, Jan. 2). The company will purchase raw materials for the plant from both domestic and international sources, a company spokesman said.

The Istanbul, Turkey-based steelmaker said it is eyeing a $10.9-million site in the Cedar Crossing Industrial Park in Chambers County next to Baytown and about 35 minutes from Houston, according to documents filed with the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District.....

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