USA's Nucor readies steel plants as South Carolina awaits Hurricane Irma

The US steel industry in South Carolina is bracing for a potential hit from Hurricane Irma.

Nucor Steel Berkeley will stop shipping loads at 5pm eastern time on Friday September 8 as Hurricane Irma closes in on the USA's south-eastern states. The sheet mill is located in Mount Pleasant, along the Atlantic coast near Charleston, and is potentially right in the path of the storm. “We will know a lot more about [road and rail conditions] early next week and plan to bring shipping...

Published

Michael Cowden

September 08, 2017

20:20 GMT