Convent steel project gets underway

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 11, 2011

State and local leaders gathered in Convent Monday to break ground on the first phase of a major steel and iron manufacturing complex from Nucor Corp. Standing at the stage are (left to right) State Rep. Elton Aubert, St. James Parish President Dale Hymel, State Representative Gary Smith and Gov. Bobby Jindal.