LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Business at an eastern Kentucky plant will be slowing down. AK Steel announced Tuesday that it will temporarily idle its operations in Ashland.
The plant will stay closed until mid-January. The company credits the closure to economic turmoil that has sharply lowered demand for its steel products.
A few of the plant's 800 employees will remain at the plant to prepare for the restart of production.
AK Steel is also slowing production at a second facility in Ohio.
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - You could hear the pieces slowing being put back together in Salem early Saturday morning. Within three hours, water rose from around four to eighteen feet on the Blue River at Salem Friday night. “It was just unreal,” Bailey Sidwell said. “I just didn'More >>