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Higher Steel Prices Boost Q2 Profits at Steel Dynamics

20 Jul 2017 - Steel Dynamics Inc. saw its second-quarter profits rise 8.5% on higher average prices for its steel. 

This Is Heavy News: Mechel Casts a 50-Metric-Ton Ingot

20 Jul 2017 - Mechel PAO’s Chelyabinsk works in Russia has cast its first 50-metric-ton ingot, officially marking its entry into the oversized special steel market. 

Steelmakers Nearing Agreement on Establishing New Cold Mill

20 Jul 2017 - The Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and ArcelorMittal are closing in a joint venture cold mill that would produce automotive steel, reports the Press Trust of India.  

New Owner of Australian Steel Works Promises Big Investment

19 Jul 2017 - Steel entrepreneur Sanjeev Gupta said he and his family plan to invest nearly US$780 million in Australia’s integrated Whyalla steel works, according to reports. 

Direct Quenching System Now in Service at Nucor Mill

19 Jul 2017 - Nucor Corp.'s Tuscaloosa, Ala., plant has put a Danieli direct quenching system into service, the equipment supplier said on Wednesday. 

Planned Outage Impacts Quarterly Production At EVRAZ North America

19 Jul 2017 - EVRAZ North America's crude steel production fell 8.3% between the first and second quarters of 2017 on account of a project outage. 

SMS Delivers Caster to New Billet Plant

19 Jul 2017 - SMS Concast has supplied a 6-strand caster to a greenfield steel plant in the Iranian province of Yazd, the company said Wednesday. 

Imposing Section 232 Measures Could Start Trade War, Critics Say

18 Jul 2017 - U.S. President Donald Trump is being warned that he could wind up instigating a trade war and upending the global trading system if he imposes restrictions on steel imports in the name of national security, reports The Hill newspaper.  

Welded Tube Manufacturer Acquiring Ohio Company

17 Jul 2017 - Ohio-based Phillips Tube Group is acquiring another Ohio welded tube manufacturer and consolidating operations into its current facilities, reports The (Lisbon, Ohio) Morning Journal.

Commissioning Underway on New PCI Units at Russian Blast Furnaces

17 Jul 2017 - Blast furnace specialist Paul Wurth and Russia’s NLMK Group have begun commissioning new pulverized coal injection units at the steelmaker’s Lipetsk works. 

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