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Veteran Director Named to Lead Position on Nucor Corp. Board

21 Feb 2017 - A former Weirton Steel executive has been named the lead director for Nucor Corp.’s board of directors, succeeding a director who is stepping down after more than three years in the role.

Ryerson Enhances Stainless Processing Business Through Acquisition

21 Feb 2017 - Metals distributor and processor Ryerson Holding Corp. has acquired Guy Metals Inc., a privately owned metals service center in Hammond, Wis., USA. 

New Tata Steel Works Finding Its Stride

21 Feb 2017 - Tata Steel’s new Kalinganagar works in India has reached a new production milestone – it has achieved 2 million metric tons of hot metal, reports The (India) Economic Times.  

CB&I Issues Pink Slips as SunCoke Energy Contract Expires

21 Feb 2017 - Contractor CB&I is laying off 149 employees at the SunCoke Energy coke plant in Indiana, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana. 

Mexican Producers Commission Fives OTO Tube Mills

20 Feb 2017 - Mill equipment manufacturer Fives recently installed and commissioned two of its OTO-branded welded tube mills at two plants in Mexico. 

Dover Hydraulics Expands Southeast U.S. Facility

20 Feb 2017 - Ohio-based Dover Hydraulics is expanding its southeastern U.S. service center, a project that will double its square footage in addition to adding new capacity for projects, the company has announced. 

Union Ratifies Labor Agreement With Canadian Wire Rod Maker

20 Feb 2017 - The United Steelworkers union has ratified a new three-year labor agreement with Canada’s Ivaco Rolling Mills, the union has announced. 

Zekelman Industries Finalizes Acquisition of Western U.S. Tubemaker

20 Feb 2017 - Zekelman Industries has closed on its acquisition of Western Tube & Conduit Corp. from Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. and minority shareholders, the company has announced. 

Tata Strikes Deal to Divest U.K. Specialty Steel Business

10 Feb 2017 - Tata Steel has reached an agreement to sell its U.K. specialty steel business to metals entrepreneur Sanjeev Gupta and his Liberty House Group for 100 million pounds, Tata has announced. 

ArcelorMittal Swings to Profitability in 2016; Plans Capital Spending Increase

10 Feb 2017 - Coming off its worst year since the 2006 merger that created it, ArcelorMittal recorded a US$1.8 billion profit in 2016 on an improving steel market and early savings in a turnaround initiative, reports the (London) Financial Times. 

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