NEW YORK Nucor
Corp. temporarily suspended operations at its Hickman, Ark.,
facility Feb. 11 following a train derailment incident that
left one dead.
N.C.-based steelmaker suspended operations "immediately" after
the incident, Sam Commella, vice president and general manager
of the facility, said in a statement. The company was planning
to resume operations in the evening.
investigating a workplace fatality which occurred at our
facility in Hickman," he said. "The mill temporarily suspended
operations immediately following the incident. Occupational
Safety and Health Administration officials are on site and the
cause of the incident is currently under investigation."
facility produces a variety of hot-rolled, cold-rolled and
coated steel sheet products and has an annual capacity of 2.6
million tons, the company said.