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ArcelorMittal Launches S390 EK, a Green, Cost-Effective Solution for Silos and Tanks

06 May 2015 - ArcelorMittal has launched its new high-strength steel grade S390 EK, an innovative, competitive and environmentally friendly solution for the manufacture of silos and tanks. Unlike any other product currently on the market, S390 EK includes two-side enamelling to avoid fish-scaling, thus eliminating the need for specific surface treatments or doped ground enamel, while demonstrating high mechanical properties after enamel firing to withstand load pressure in the silo.

ABB Reports Solid 1Q Growth in a Mixed Market

06 May 2015 - First-quarter highlights: -15% order growth1, revenues return to growth at +3% -Operational EBITA margin2 steady -Net income up 4% -Increased cash from operations -Financials impacted by currency translation due to strong appreciation of US dollar -Continued progress on Power Systems ‘step change’ program -Next Level strategy: Collaboration drives large combined power and automation orders

Valmont Coatings Division Wins the Prestigious "Lifetime Achievement Award" in Hot-Dip Galvanizing

06 May 2015 - At its recent Annual Meeting, the American Galvanizing Association (AGA) awarded Valmont's Coatings Division top honors in four Excellence Categories associated with the hot-dip galvanizing process. More than 100 projects from galvanizers from around the world were submitted to a panel of architects and engineers to be judged in 14 Categories.

Schnitzer Board Announces a New Independent Director

06 May 2015 - On 29 April 2015, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. announced the election of Michael W. Sutherlin to its Board of Directors.

Grupo Simec Announces Results of Operations for the First Quarter of 2015, Ended March 31, 2015

06 May 2015 - Grupo Simec, S.A.B. de C.V. announced its results of operations for the three-month period ended March 31, 2015.

TimkenSteel Corporation Announces First-Quarter 2015 Results; Reports Earnings Per Share of $0.15

05 May 2015 - - Net sales of $388.7 million is flat to prior-year quarter. - Reported earnings per share of $0.15, a 76.1 percent decrease over adjusted(1) prior-year quarter. - Paid quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share. - Opened advanced technology center in Canton, Ohio.

ARCEO launches a 60 million EUR investment in Belgium with a breakthrough coating technology

05 May 2015 - ARCEO, a joint venture from ArcelorMittal and Sogepa (Société de Gestion et de Participations) is investing 60 million EUR in the construction of an innovative coating line at Kessales (Liège) in Belgium.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Results

05 May 2015 - Highlights: Consolidated revenues decreased 7.9% due to currency and lower unit volume Transition to new Brazil plant major driver of volume decline Lift truck segment gross margin increased to 16.7% from 16.5% despite negative currency Q1 2015 Lift truck segment net income declined to $17.5 million from $22.1 million in Q1 2014 Nuvera generated Q1 2015 operating loss of $6.0 million and net loss of $3.6 million

Outokumpu: Jan Hofmann Appointed President, APAC and Member of ohe Outokumpu Leadership Team

05 May 2015 - Jan Hofmann has been appointed President of the APAC business area and member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team effective 29 April 2015.

Schwartz: Three Hardness Zones in the Same Blank

05 May 2015 - At the Thermprocess trade fair, Schwartz will be premiering two innovations developed in-house for the press hardening of sheet metal: tailored tempering with a "thermal printer" produces different hardness zones in the part, while a dew point control system for the air atmosphere of roller-hearth furnaces reduces the risk of oxygen-induced embrittlement.

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