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American Lawmaker Wants to Put a Five-Year Halt on Steel Imports

24 Nov 2015 - A U.S. lawmaker said he plans to introduce a bill banning steel imports for five years to protect the country’s ailing iron ore miners and steelmakers, according to reports.

U. S. Steel Idling Illinois Steel Works

24 Nov 2015 - United States Steel Corporation will temporarily idle steelmaking and finishing operations at its Granite City Works in Illinois, the company has announced.

New Case-Hardening Process Under Development at German University

23 Nov 2015 - Engineers at Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are working on a new steel-hardening process that they claim holds promise for the development of smaller car engines, reports The Engineer magazine.

Equipment Upgrade Helps ArcelorMittal Expand Piling Products Portfolio

23 Nov 2015 - ArcelorMittal’s Belval sheet piling mill in Luxembourg has put a new SMS group Compact Roller Straightener into service, allowing the mill to expand its product portfolio, SMS has announced.

AIST Reinvents the Steel Wheel

23 Nov 2015 - The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) has created an online, interactive educational tool designed to help the public understand how steel is made.

LME's New Steel Contracts Make Market Debut

23 Nov 2015 - The London Metal Exchange launched its new rebar and steel scrap contracts today, but so far there hasn’t been much interest, according to Reuters news service.

Metals Fabricator Opening Cutting Facility Next to Supplier's Mill

20 Nov 2015 - U.S.-based metal fabricator O’Neal Manufacturing Services is building a new plasma-cutting facility next door to a plate producer, The Tuscaloosa (Alabama) News.

Expanding on Previous Acquisition, Atlas Copco Sweeps Up Second Vacuum Business

20 Nov 2015 - Swedish compressor manufacturer Atlas Copco is acquiring Oerlikon’s Leybold Vacuum business in a deal based on an enterprise value of CHF525 million, the company said.

Redesigned Forest Harvester Takes Home Swedish Steel Prize

20 Nov 2015 - Finnish forestry machine maker Ponsse and its next-generation Scorpion harvester have been awarded SSAB’s Swedish Steel Prize.

Former Nucor CEO Enters Business Hall of Fame

20 Nov 2015 - Former Nucor Corp. CEO and chairman emeritus Dan DiMicco has been inducted into the North Carolina Business Hall of Fame.

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