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city (1990 pop. 22,124), Brooke and Hancock counties, NW W.Va., in the industrial Northern Panhandle, on the Ohio River; settled 1790s, inc. 1947. Its industries include coal mining and the manufacture of steel, chemicals, cans, chrome, and pet foods. Nearby are a thoroughbred racetrack and two state parks.
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AK Steel s Follansbee facility is just south of Steubenville, Ohio, and Weirton, West Virginia.
Verizon Wireless XLTE is coming to Weirton, West Virginia.
Today, bowhunters can hunt downtown deer in Chicago; Pittsburgh; Weirton, West Virginia, Rochester, New York; Cleveland; Columbia, South Carolina; Bloomington, Minnesota; and hundreds of other cities, towns, and villages.
On the day before their candidate announced his Presidential run in March, the Buchanan Brigades roared into Weirton, West Virginia.
Finally, Weir left an everlasting imprint in history by creating the city of Weirton, West Virginia, where he employed tens of thousands of steel workers and their descendants for generations.
The proposed 500-kilovolt transmission line would span about 330 miles, all within Allegheny's service territory, from the Weirton, West Virginia, area to near Kemptown, Maryland.
10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the SAL Chemical facility in Weirton, West Virginia was privileged with a visit from U.
Gerard said that the handful of workers supporting Bush are members of the Independent Steelworkers Union (ISU), an organization of 4,000 workers employed by Weirton Steel in Weirton, West Virginia.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- Reacting to recent media reports, Mittal Steel USA confirms today that it has entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Esmark for the sale of the tin mill products business of Mittal Steel USA in Weirton, West Virginia.
Key elements of the Committee's proposal would include having Weirton Steel remain independent and based in Weirton, West Virginia.
Under the US consent decree, if the Company is unable to sell Dofasco to ThyssenKrupp due to Arcelor's April 2006 transfer of its Dofasco shares to the S3 Stichting, it must sell either its Sparrows Point plant in Maryland or its Weirton, West Virginia plant.
NYSE:ARV), today announced that its Roll Coater Division has successfully achieved ISO 14001 certification at its Weirton, West Virginia, plant.