SINTON, Texas — The Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation announced Monday that Steel Dynamics has selected a location near Sinton, Texas, to built its $1.7 billion steel mill.

The region was in competition with other sites in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico.

According to the CCREDC, the facility is anticipated to have an annual production capacity of approximately 3 million tons with the capability to produce advanced high strength steel products. An estimated $1.7 billion investment will make the project possible, and will directly create about 600 well paying jobs and numerous opportunities for indirect job growth for other support service providers.

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