US-based electric steelmaker Commercial Metals Company is pushing ahead with the development of another high-tech micro mill.

US-based Commercial Metals Company (CMC) has announced today that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has granted the steelmaker a permit to commence construction of its fourth technologically advanced micro mill.

Commenting on the news, chief executive officer Barbara Smith said: "Receiving this permit is an important milestone in our Steel West Virginia micro mill project."

According to Smith, "With the permit in hand, and land purchase completed, we can now begin construction to achieve our targeted commissioning date in calendar 2025."

"Receiving this permit is an important milestone in our Steel West Virginia micro mill project."

Barbara Smith, CEO of Commercial Metals Company.

CMC manufactures, recycles and fabricates steel and metal products and provides related materials and services through a network of facilities that includes seven electric arc furnace mini mills, three EAF micro mills, one rerolling mill, steel fabrication and processing plants, construction-related product warehouses, and metal recycling facilities in the United States and Poland. Through its Tensar division, CMC is a leading global provider of ground and soil stabilization solutions selling into more than 80 national markets through its Tensar division, which sells TensarĀ® geogrids and GeopierĀ® foundation systems.