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New electric furnace and 150 jobs in Fairfield.



New electric furnace and 150 jobs in Fairfield.


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WEBVTT REPORTER: HERE IN A MOSTLY DESOLATE SITE WILL ARRIVE A MODERN CLEAN ELECTRIC ARCH OVEN. WITH YOU, 150 JOBS FOR STARTING. THEY WERE USED TO BE 1200 PEOPLE WORKING HERE BUT IN THE NEAR FAIRFIEL UNION ROOM. >> AN ELECTRIC OVEN THAT IS BEING BUILT HERE IN FAIRFIELD MEANS EXCITING TIMES FOR THE VALLEY AGAIN. REPORTER: AND FOR THE WORKERS OF ALABAMA THAT CAN SUPPORT THE HEAT. >> ENSURE OUR FUTURE HERE IN THE STEEL INDUSTRY. REPORTER: MEN AND WOMEN WITH EXPERIENCE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RETURN. >> THESE IMAGES THAT COME TO LOWER THE LINE FROM THE FILE OF THE SCREEN WILL BE INCREASED. >> SO WHAT WILL YOU DO AGAIN? >> YES SIR. REPORTER: SETH SKALNICK WAS REUNITED WHEN THE OVEN CLOSED IN 2015. HE HAS AN ADMINISTRATIVE WORK NOW, BUT THEREFORE, THE OVEN WILL BE INCURRED, HAS FULFILLED. >> WHEN YOU RECEIVE THIS STEEL CASTED THROUGH YOUR VEINS, YOU DO NOT THINK THAT IT IS COMFORTABLE, BUT YOU WANT TO, AND THIS IS THAT YOU MISS YOURSELF. REPORTER: HOPE IS THAT BY 2021 THE NEW SPEAKER WILL BE ABLE TO GIVE THE NEW LIFE TO FAIRFIELD AND TO THE COMMUNITIES AROUND. THE POWER OF ALABAMA WILL HAVE TO PRODUCE A LOT. >> It's going to be like joining two small cities to run this thing by the clock. RATE POLICIES BASIC CONDITIONS OF THE MARKET AND CONCESSIONS OF THE UNION ARE RECEIVING SOME OF THE CREDITS OBTAINED TO A PLANT OF SECURITY AND WORK

New electric furnace and 150 jobs in Fairfield.

In an almost desolate place in Fairfield will come a modern and clean electric arc furnace. And with it 150 jobs. "An electric furnace being built here in Fairfield means exciting times for the valley again," said Jeff Eliasoph, president of United Steel Workers Kevin.WVTM 13 has the full story in the video above.

In an almost desolate place in Fairfield will come a modern and clean electric arc furnace. And with it 150 jobs.

"An electric furnace being built here in Fairfield means exciting times for the valley again," said United Steel Workers President Kevin Key.

Jeff Eliasoph of WVTM 13 has the full story in the video above.


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