An international company has recently made a $5 million investment in the Half Moon Industrial Park in Weirton.

International companies like LafargeHolcim are investing money in Weirton, inspired by the boom in the shale gas industry.

The new terminal will allow for better river access for its concrete transportation.

It also leaves its economic impact, being the third international company to invest in the area.

Local leaders are confident the growth in Brooke and Hancock counties will continue to take off.