BRADDOCK, Pennsylvania — Exactly two years ago, U.S. Steel Corporation announced that the company would turn its Mon Valley operations into a key source of lightweight steel for the automotive industry.
At the time, local leaders and company officials called the investment “transformational.”
Statue of Joe Magarac, a folktale steelworker who could bend steel with his bare hands, in front of the 148-year-old Edgar Thomson Works.
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It involved a whopping $1.5 billion …