Braidy Industries

From MyTownTV streaming of event

A large whiteboard in an Ashland, Kentucky, unemployment office is covered with a list of companies that are currently hiring. Senior career counselor Melissa Sloas said that just a few years ago, that board was a lot emptier.

Braidy Industries Getting Another State Fund Boost

Oct 18, 2018


Braidy Industries will receive a four million dollar grant from the Abandoned Mine Lands fund, established to revitalize former coal mine areas. The Herald Leader reports the cost of the mill in northeastern Kentucky has increased by at least 300 million dollars since April last year.

The grant will be used to build a grid of concrete support piers and columns at the site of the proposed mill. Braidy has promised 600 jobs with an average annual salary of 70-thousand dollars and plans to open its doors in 2020.

$1.3 Billion Aluminum Company Comes to Northeast Ky

Apr 26, 2017

Just over a billion dollar manufacturing investment is being made in northeast Kentucky, a region which is still feeling the effects of job losses in the coal, steel and railroad industries.  

Governor Bevin made the economic development announcement Wednesday in Wurtland.