Big River Steel
2027 State Hwy 198
Osceola, AR 72370

(870) 819-3031

Blog

02.03.17

Big River Sets First Month of Production Record

Big River Steel has established a new production record in terms of tons of steel produced by a SMS group supplied flat-rolled mini mill during the first full month of operation.

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12.15.16

Big River Steel Proudly Commissions Melt Shop and Hot Mill

Big River's first hot rolled coil was purchased by Zekelman Industries and will be sent to Atlas Tube, one of the company’s structural tube mills in Blytheville, Arkansas, just miles from Big River’s site.

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10.28.16

Take a Behind the Scenes Peek at Big River Steel’s Water Model for Casting

In the steel making process, casting is a critical moment. If the submerged entry nozzle (SEN) isn’t performing just right, the end product may not live up to our, and your, critical quality standards.

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10.17.16

Arkansas State and Big River Host Workshop on Future of Steel

Last week Big River Steel and Arkansas State University co-hosted the Collaboration Workshop: Redefining R&D in Metallurgy.

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07.11.16

John Correnti Honored with 26th Willy Korf/Ken Iverson Steel Vision Award

Big River Steel Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Correnti was honored posthumously with the twenty-sixth Willy Korf/Ken Iverson Steel Vision Award.

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12.04.15

First Major Equipment Milestone Reached

Following a five thousand mile journey from SMS Group in Germany to our site in Arkansas, the housing for our skin pass mill was installed last week.

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10.15.15

A Journey of 5,500 Miles

What you’re seeing on this massive flatbed truck (commonly dubbed a “heavy hauler”) is one of six hot mill stands, which ultimately hold the rollers used to compress, roll and shape steel strips into specific cross-section profiles.

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03.25.15

A Day to Remember

Today we were thrilled to celebrate our official groundbreaking along with state and local officials, members of the community, future customers, investors, suppliers and many other supporters. We would like to thank everyone that joined us.

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03.24.15

A View From Above – An Interesting Look at Big River’s Progress

Progress is already being seen on the mill site. Of the over 1 million cubic yards of excavation needed to ready the site, over 200,000 yards are complete thus far.

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