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EVRAZ Stratcor Consolidates North American Sales Activities in Chicago

20 Aug 2014 - As part of EVRAZ’s long-term plan to consolidate its vanadium-sales activities serving the steel, titanium, and chemical industries, EVRAZ Stratcor has assumed the responsibility for marketing EVRAZ’s ferrovanadium and Nitrovan® vanadium products sold in North America, effective 8 August 2014.

INTECO Supplying Ruspolymet with VAR Plant; Discussing Strategic Partnership

19 Aug 2014 - In June 2014, Russian special steel producer Ruspolymet assigned INTECO with the engineering and supply of a 6t vacuum arc remelting (VAR) plant.

Russel Metals Benefitting from Strengthening Economy in U.S., Canada

19 Aug 2014 - Russel Metals Inc. announced second quarter 2014 earnings of US$31 million or US$0.50 per share on revenues of US$893 million reflecting strong operating margins in all segments.

Artillery Shelling Shuts Down Four Metinvest Group Plants

19 Aug 2014 - Damage from heavy artillery cut the electricity transmission lines to the cities of Yenakiieve and Khartsyzsk, Ukraine. This led to the full shutdown of production at Yenakiieve Steel, Enakievskiy Koksohimprom and Khartsyzsk Pipe. Avdiivka Coke is still cut off from electricity, Metinvest reports.

Overhead Crane Design-Build Company Now Offers In-House Construction of Box Girder Beams

19 Aug 2014 - Specializing in overhead bridge crane design, build, and installation, Innovated Industrial Services Inc. announces that it has expanded its product line to include construction of box girder beams.

Mechel Reports New Management Appointment

19 Aug 2014 - Mechel OAO reports that Alexey Ivanushkin was appointed first deputy chief executive officer.

JSW Steel to Acquire Welspun Maxsteel Ltd.

18 Aug 2014 - JSW Steel Limited has entered into a definitive agreement with Welspun Enterprises Ltd. (WEL) to acquire WEL’s shares in Welspun Maxsteel Ltd. (WMSL) for an enterprise value of Rs 1000 crores plus net current assets as of 31 August 2014, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.

Insteel Industries Closes on Acquisition of American Spring Wire’s PC Strand Business

18 Aug 2014 - Insteel Industries Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Insteel Wire Products Company, has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets associated with the prestressed concrete strand (PC strand) business of American Spring Wire Corporation (ASW) for a purchase price of approximately US$36.0 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Selects Quintiq to Optimize Maintenance Scheduling

18 Aug 2014 - Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced that ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc. has selected Quintiq’s software platform to optimize maintenance planning and scheduling at its Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, flat rolled steelmaking facility.

Boulder Imaging Promotes Chris Sheridan to Director of Engineering

18 Aug 2014 - Boulder Imaging (BI) announced that Chris Sheridan has been promoted to director of engineering.

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