John Correnti, EAF Innovator, Dies

John Correnti, 68, CEO of Big River Steel and the driver behind a $1.3 billion steel mill project currently under construction in Arkansas, passed away on August 18. After beginning his career at U.S. Steel, he moved to Nucor Steel, where he helped usher in the era of electric arc furnaces and fostered other innovations while rising through the ranks to become first president and then CEO.