Bidell Gas Compression to repurpose former ArcelorMittal machine shop

From The State Journal, Published March 10, 2017 and was written by Linda Harris

Bidell Gas Compression sees its decision to base U.S. operations in Weirton as a “long-term” opportunity, President Sean Ulmer said March 10.

Bidell, a subsidiary of Canadian company Total Energy Services, is repurposing a 100,000-square-foot machine shop that had formerly been owned but not used by ArcelorMittal and will manufacture, sell, lease and service natural gas and compression equipment from it.

Ulmer said crews have already begun preparing the shop, …

A site in Weirton’s north end soon will be the home of a Canadian company involved in the natural gas industry

From The Weirton Daily Times, Published March 15, 2017 and was written by Craig Howell

WEIRTON — A site in Weirton’s north end soon will be the home of a Canadian company involved in the natural gas industry.

Bidell Gas Compression, a subsidiary of Calgary-based Total Energy Services Inc., announced Friday morning it will be repurposing a former machine shop facility previously owned by ArcelorMittal Steel for use in the fabrication, sale, lease and service of natural gas compression equipment.

The 100,000-square-foot building …

The Mingo Steel Mill is open for business

This story was originally featured on WTOV-9 Fox on February 25, 2017 and was written by Ryan Eldredge.

MINGO JUNCTION, Ohio — After 8 years of waiting, Mingo Junction is back on the map. The steel mill is open for business under new ownership.

Acero Junction Inc., a group with new ideas and global interest, is firing up the furnace. It has the 80-inch hot strip mill online. And its next target is the electric arc furnace.

“Never thought it would,” Mingo Junction Mayor Ed …

AEP sells Kammer Plant to Frontier for Redevelopment

This story was originally featured in The Weirton Daily Times on February 20, 2017 and was written by Casey Junkins.

MOUNDSVILLE — With demolition already underway on portions of its closed Kammer Plant, American Electric Power recently sold the former coal-fired electricity generator to the Frontier Group of Companies for redevelopment.

Frontier is the same firm that recently purchased 1,100 acres of former Weirton Steel Corp. property for demolition and redevelopment and acquired the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. Mingo Junction plant in …

ArcelorMittal sells 1,100 acres to Frontier Group

This article was originally featured in American Metal Market February 1, 2017, and written by Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — ArcelorMittal SA has divested surplus land next to its Weirton, W.V., steel operations to The Frontier Group of Cos.

“ArcelorMittal is pleased to have closed on the sale of approximately 1,100 acres of property. We achieved our goal of finding a purchaser with extensive experience in redeveloping a former heavy industrial site into a more productive location that benefits the city and region,” said John …

The Frontier Group of Companies Completes Acquisition of Weirton Steel Plant Parcels

WEIRTON, WV – The Frontier Group of Companies, a recognized leader in the redevelopment of large-scale industrial and commercial property, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of approximately 1,100 acres of land adjacent to the ArcelorMittal steel plant in the city of Weirton, West Virginia. The property, which Frontier purchased from ArcelorMittal, includes 1,100 acres, the BOP Shop and related structures, miscellaneous other plant structures and the Blast Furnace and Ore Yard area. The purchase also included rail …

Frontier Group of Companies Sells Mingo Junction Steel Processing Plant

Buffalo, NY – Frontier Group of Companies, a Buffalo, NY based Brownfield Development company, has sold a significant steel processing operation at their Mingo Junction site. The announcement was made by Frontier Group of Companies Chief Executive Officer, David Franjoine. ACERO Junction is the purchaser of the facility and terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Four years ago, FGC purchased the former RG Steel facility in Mingo Junction, OH, out of bankruptcy.  The company’s plans called for demolishing the antiquated …

Brownfield + NYS incentives = new 500 Seneca Street

Article from WBFO, written by Chris Caya – November 7, 2016

The name “brownfield” may not sound appealing. In fact, New York State offers incentives to clean up contaminated properties. One successful project has reopened after sitting vacant for nearly a decade.

The former F.N. Burt building near Buffalo’s Larkinville neighborhood officially reopened in February as 500 Seneca Street. Development partner Sam Savarino said adaptive reuse projects are challenging in the best of times.

“The building had two strikes against it: being in …

500 Seneca Recognized For Beautification Efforts

From Buffalo News Business Section, Published May 18, 2016

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Rich Tedeschi, president of Jacrist Gardening Services, received two 2016 environmental beautification awards from the New York State Nursery & Landscape Association for his work at 500 Seneca in the city of Buffalo. The project involved designing and creating a rooftop terrace garden, inner courtyard and interior landscaping of lobbies and third-floor atrium.

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Buffalo River Landing has $18 million reasons to be successful

From Buffalo Business First, published March 8, 2016
by James Fink, Business First Reporter

Work has just started on the $18 million Buffalo River Landing project and already a buzz is growing about the Ohio Street development.

Developer Sam Savarino, who is building the four-story, 80,000-square-foot residential-based project with the Frontier Group of Cos. and attorney Craig Slater, said he has already received more than 70 inquiries — some dating back 18 months — about leasing one of Buffalo River Landing’s …