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Harsco Names New CFO

21 Oct 2014 - Diversified global industrial company Harsco Corp. announced the appointment of Peter F. Minan as chief financial officer, effective 11 November 2014.

Metalloinvest Begins Construction of World’s Largest HBI Plant

20 Oct 2014 - Metalloinvest has entered the active phase of construction and installation for the third hot briquetted iron plant (HBI-3 Plant) at Lebedinsky GOK in Gubkin, Belgorod region of Russia.

worldsteel Announces 9th steelChallenge Launch Date

20 Oct 2014 - The World Steel Association (worldsteel) announced that the steelChallenge-9 will begin with the regional championship round on 19 November 2014 and will finish with the world championship round on 11 February 2015.

Cliffs Natural Resources Appoints Susan Green to Board of Directors

20 Oct 2014 - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has appointed Susan M. Green to its Board of Directors, effective 15 October 2014.

ArcelorMittal Among Private Sector Companies in Liberia Responding to Ebola Outbreak

20 Oct 2014 - The second meeting of the Ebola Private Sector Mobilisation Group (EPSMG) in Liberia took place on Monday, 13 October at the Monrovia City Hall.

SSAB Introduces New AHSS Grade for the Automotive Industry

20 Oct 2014 - With the new Docol 1700 M, SSAB offers automakers worldwide a new high-strength structural steel for safer, lighter and more fuel-efficient cars with improved environmental performance. The new grade is appropriate for a range of applications including energy-absorbing details in bumpers.

BlueScope Restarts Sinter Plant at Port Kembla Steel Works

17 Oct 2014 - After a fire, BlueScope has restarted the sinter plant at its Port Kembla Steel Works after obtaining necessary approvals from the NSW EPA.

OSHA Cites Kloeckner Metals for 1 Repeat, 3 Serious Violations

17 Oct 2014 - An employee was severely injured when he became caught in unguarded arbor rollers at Kloeckner Metals Corp. on 22 April 2014. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Cincinnati manufacturing plant with one repeat and three serious safety violations, carrying proposed penalties of US$56,000.

SteelBenchmarker: HRB Prices Continue Downward

17 Oct 2014 - In its 205th report, the SteelBenchmarker released 10 steel products and three USA scrap prices. Of these, here are four benchmark prices for hot-rolled band for 13 October 2014.

MSCI: North American Service Center Growth Resumes in September

17 Oct 2014 - Year-over-year growth in steel and aluminum service center shipments resumed in September 2014 in both the United States and Canada, according to the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI).

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