Japan-based Nucor Corporation and JFE Steel Corporation started the construction of a new steel plant in the city of Silao, in the Mexican State of Guanajuato, in which they will invest approximately U.S.$270 million by the second half of 2019. The plant will have the capacity to produce 400 thousand tons of steel sheets per year.
The global producer of solid sodium cyanide, The Chemours Company, which is a result of DuPont´s split, will invest approximately U.S.150 million in the construction of a new mining solutions plant in the Mexican State of Durango.
Industrias Bachoco, S.A. de C.V., a Mexico-based poultry producer, announced the acquisition of two companies for approximately U.S.$163 million. The target companies are U.S.-based Albertville Quality Foods, and La Perla, a Mexican pet food company.