Mittal to fund steel museum at shopping mall planned for old mill site

CLEVELAND - One of the world's largest steelmakers plans to fund a museum honoring the industry's long history in northeast Ohio.

Mittal Steel USA said on Monday that it will donate $45,000 to help fund exhibits that will be part of the new Steelyard Commons mall being built on a former steel yard in Cleveland.

Mittal says the steel heritage exhibits will include a turn-of-the-century brick building used as a place for workers to punch in and out and a railroad car once used to transport molten steel.

The $90 million mall plan calls for it to be opened next year.

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