The Daily Independent

BY ANDREW ADKINS
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

WURTLAND Braidy Industries will build a $1.3-billion aluminum mill near South Shore, creating 550 advanced manufacturing jobs, the company’s executives and Gov. Matt Bevin announced Wednesday.

The mill will produce sheet and plate for automotive and aerospace industries, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Braidy Industries, an American holding company incorporated in Delaware, will pay its workers an average salary of about $70,000, according to the company’s CEO, Craig Bouchard.

Construction on the 2.5-million-square-foot facility will likely begin in early 2018…