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Arcelor to build plant in Senica

THE FRENCH steel company Arcelor will build its new plant for rolling tinplate, used in the automotive industry, in the Slovak town of Senica, the Slovak daily Hospodárske noviny reported.

The Arcelor plant will be built on an area of 120 hectares, and the firm should invest around €15 million (€375,000) in its construction by mid-2005.

The new plant should create up to 200 jobs, and 70 percent of production should be exported.

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