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Big River Steel Breaks Ground on Arkansas Steel Mill

22 Sep 2014 - Big River Steel today broke ground on its US$1.3 billion steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, Ark., the single largest private investment in the state’s history.

Global Steel Production Rose 1.4% Y-o-Y in August

22 Sep 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 135 million metric tons in August 2014, an increase of 1.4% compared to August 2013.

Tenaris Inaugurates Finishing Facility in Ecuador

22 Sep 2014 - Tenaris officially inaugurated on 16 September 2014 its new finishing mill in Machachi, Ecuador.

Electrical Steel Producers Appeal ITC Decision in Trade Case

22 Sep 2014 - U.S. producers of grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) have filed an appeal of the negative decision on “material injury” by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

ISSF: Stainless Steel Production Up 10.6% in the First Half of 2014

22 Sep 2014 - The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) released figures for the first half of 2014 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 10.6% year–on–year to 20.9 million metric tons.

Siemens Boosts Capacity of AHSMA’s Plate Heat Treatment Line

19 Sep 2014 - Mexican steel producer Altos Hornos de México S.A.B de C.V. (AHMSA) has commissioned Siemens Metals Technologies to expand the annual capacity of its planned normalizing line at its Monclova plant to 300,000 metric tons of plate per year.

SDI Provides Q3 2014 Earnings Guidance

19 Sep 2014 - Steel Dynamics Inc. provided third quarter 2014 earnings guidance, noting that demand trends for key steel-consuming end markets is expected to remain favorable, as strength in automotive, manufacturing, energy and construction markets continue to improve.

AK Steel Introduces New Stainless Steel Product

19 Sep 2014 - AK Steel has introduced CHROMESHIELD™ 22, a new nickel-free stainless steel product with enhanced benefits and stable pricing for customers.

Cliffs Natural Resources Appoints Olympic Steel CEO to Board of Directors

19 Sep 2014 - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has appointed Michael D. Siegal to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Air Products Recognized for Sustainability Leadership by Dow Jones Indexes

19 Sep 2014 - Air Products has again achieved a leadership position among the top 10% of companies in its industry as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) 2014/2015, a gold standard benchmark for corporate sustainability performance.

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