A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 10-4-2019

10-04-2019

Topic: The future of manufacturing in the Mon Valley

Guests: Kurt Barshick, general manager, U.S. Steel Mon Valley Works; Patty Horvatich, vice president of business investment, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance; Jeff Nobers, executive director, Builders Guild of Western Pennsylvania; Johnna Pro, southwest regional director, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development; state Reps. Austin Davis and Mike Puskaric; moderator Michael Bartley.

How Topic Discussed: U.S. Steel has plans to invest up to $1 billion in upgrading its three Mon Valley plants. How will this affect employment in the region? Will there be a spinoff effect for other manufacturers, and if so, what will it be? How is U.S. Steel balancing manufacturing efficiency with environmental concerns? What are the most pressing needs facing manufacturing companies in the Mon Valley?

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