Ten thousand jobs could be coming to Baltimore County with a new plan to redevelop Sparrows Point. Once a booming steel town–the area’s been struggling since the mill shut down for good last year.
Thursday marks the end of an era for Baltimore. The steel operation which once employed 30,000 people will now meet the wrecking ball.
The Maryland State Arts Council is recognizing a bluegrass band, a steel mill and an almanac for their contributions to the state’s folk traditions.
The new owners of the Sparrows Point steel mill outside Baltimore say they have closed the deal and are looking for operators for all or part of the four-square-mile property.
Hundreds of families in Baltimore County are wondering when they’ll get their next paycheck. The steel mill at Sparrows Point has been sold to a liquidator.
RG Steel LLC has reached an agreement with its unsecured creditors committee to extend the sale of the bankrupt steelmaker’s assets.
The judge presiding over the bankruptcy of RG Steel LLC is urging the company and its creditors to try to agree on a sale process of the steelmaker’s assets.
A union leader says layoffs have begun at Sparrows Point with the steel mill’s owner shutting down the blast furnace.
Struggling Maryland-based steelmaker RG Steel has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware.
Nearly 2,000 Sparrows Point employees are preparing for pink slips as the plant’s owner searches for potential buyers.
Maryland labor officials say RG Steel will idle the Sparrows Point steel mill for an undetermined amount of time and lay off its employees.
A spokeswoman for RG Steel says the company is considering selling steel mills in three states, including the Sparrows Point plant outside Baltimore.