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USW at U. S. Steel Canada Ratifies New Collective Agreement

23 Oct 2014 - U. S. Steel Canada Inc. announced that its employees represented by United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1005 have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement that will extend through until 31 March 2015.

SMDI Appoints Mark A. Thimons to Head Up Steel Recycling Institute

23 Oct 2014 - The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), announced that Mark A. Thimons will succeed Gregory Crawford as vice president of the Steel Recycling Institute (SRI).

Siemens to Expand Mussum Site and Become Lead Factory for Couplings

23 Oct 2014 - Siemens is expanding and modernizing its coupling plant in Mussum, Germany, and turning it into a lead factory for couplings.

SunCoke Names New Chief Financial Officer

23 Oct 2014 - SunCoke Energy Inc. and SunCoke Energy Partners L.P. announced that Fay West has been promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer of both companies, reporting directly to Fritz Henderson, SunCoke’s chairman and chief executive officer.

Continuous Slab Caster from Siemens Receives FAC from Maanshan

22 Oct 2014 - Siemens Metals Technologies received the final acceptance certificate for a continuous slab casting machine with an annual capacity of 2.4 million metric tons from China's Maanshan Iron & Steel Corp.

Steel Institute Applauds Decision to Revoke Russian Steel Agreement

22 Oct 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) applauded the Department of Commerce’s (DOC) decision to revoke the outdated “suspension agreement” with Russia, which has prevented antidumping duties from being imposed on imports of hot-rolled steel from that country to the U.S.

ATI Announces Q3 2014 Results; Outlook Bright

22 Oct 2014 - As it reported its third quarter 2014 results, Allegheny Technologies Inc. said is is seeing a lot of global uncertainty in short cycle markets and expects to see cautious inventory management in the short term.

SSAB Launches Unique Steel with Guaranteed Flatness after Laser Cutting

22 Oct 2014 - SSAB's Laser Plus is a totally new generation of steels for laser cutting that comes with unique guarantees: maximum flatness deviation of 3 mm/m after laser cutting and bending radius of 0–1.5 x the material thickness.

Quaker Chemical Develops Fire-Resistant Grease for Hot Mills

21 Oct 2014 - Quaker Chemical has developed a fire-resistant grease to be used on the roller bearings in hot mills to reduce the amount of slag fires.

World Crude Steel Production Down Slightly Y-o-Y in September

21 Oct 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 134 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2014, a slight decrease of -0.1% compared to September 2013.

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