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2008-10-03 00:00:17

Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh said Wednesday it completed previously announced $160 million sale of its metallurgical coke plant in Monessen to Arcelor Mittal Holdings Inc. Koppers expects to get $90 million in cash from the sale.

2008-08-05 18:00:29

By Chris Buckley, The Valley Independent, Monessen, Pa. Aug. 5--MONESSEN -- For most of the veteran workforce at the coke plant, Monday's informal meeting with company officials was something they had seen before. The current employer was announcing that the 67-year-old coke plant was being sold.

2008-08-05 03:00:34

By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 5--Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh said Monday it is selling its Monessen coke plant to the world's largest steelmaker for $160 million in a deal that will end its involvement in the coke-making business.

2008-08-05 00:00:29

By Joe Napsha Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh said today it signed a deal to sell its metallurgical coke-producing plant in Monessen to ArcelorMittal SA for about $160 million. Koppers operates the coke plant in southern Westmoreland County.

2008-08-04 03:00:22

Regulatory News: ArcelorMittal, the world's leading steel company, today announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Koppers' Monessen Coke Plant from Koppers Inc. for $US 160 million.

2008-07-26 15:00:34

By Jeff Oliver, The Valley Independent, Monessen, Pa. Jul. 26--When Susan Clark Ghoweri was growing up in Belle Vernon in the 60s and early 70s, she probably never thought she'd be a world traveler. Then again, when she was hired at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.

2008-07-21 00:00:26

By Ron Paglia Speaking at West Virginia University's Eberly College of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony earlier this year, Dr. Jennie C. Hunter-Cevera emphasized her love of family and learning and the benefits of growing up in Monessen.

2008-06-18 18:00:45

By Stacy Wolford, The Valley Independent, Monessen, Pa. Jun. 18--MONESSEN -- Two-time cancer survivor Rosalie Nicksich is hoping the Relay For Life set for this weekend will top last year's goal. And she's confident the Mid-Mon Valley will once again make the annual event an overwhelming success.

2007-08-12 06:15:52

MONESSEN, Pa. - A high school art teacher who went on a date with a porn star after winning a satellite radio contest has resigned. Jaison Biagini traveled to St.


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