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Explosion at Gerdau Mill Injures Four

21 Sep 2017 - Gerdau has halted operations at its Wilton, Iowa, USA, mini-mill following a Wednesday night explosion that injured four people. 

JSW Steel Awards Converter Shop Contract

21 Sep 2017 - SMS group has won an order to outfit a new converter shop at JSW Steel’s Dolvi facility in India, the equipment manufacturer has announced. 

SAIL to Regain Position as India's Leading Producer

21 Sep 2017 - The Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is preparing to blow in its newest blast furnace – and reclaim its spot as the country’s No. 1 steel producer, reports the Business Standard newspaper.

Romanian Mill Adds Coating Line

21 Sep 2017 - Romanian steelmaker ArcelorMittal Galati has completed EUR15 million upgrades to its facility, allowing it to produce a new family of organic coated coils. 

Steel Dynamics' Third-Quarter Earnings Expected to Miss Forecast

20 Sep 2017 - Steel Dynamics Inc. said it expects to report third-quarter earnings of between 61 cents and 65 cents per share, missing analysts’ expectations. 

Tata, thyssenkrupp Set Framework for Combining Steel Operations

20 Sep 2017 - Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp have signed a preliminary agreement to combine their European steel operations, creating a 50-50 joint venture that would be Europe’s second-largest steelmaker behind ArcelorMittal. 

ArcelorMittal to Cease Rolling Plate at U.S. Mill

19 Sep 2017 - ArcelorMittal USA said it will idle the plate rolling line at its Conshohocken, Pa., mill sometime in the next year on account of low demand and competition from unfairly traded imports.

India Well on Its Way to Meeting Steel Production Target

18 Sep 2017 - India is making strides toward its national goal of lifting steel production to 300 million metric tons, reports the Press Trust of India (PTI).

Ovako Launches New Line of Steels

18 Sep 2017 - Swedish special bar quality maker Ovako has introduced a new family of steels that it says combines the characteristics of tool steel, maraging steel and stainless steel with the production economy of special bar quality steel. 

Nucor Mill Signs Off on EAF Upgrade

18 Sep 2017 - Nucor Steel Seattle Inc. has granted final acceptance of a newly installed water leak detection system on the plant’s electric arc furnace. 

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