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SKF Appoints New President and CEO

21 Aug 2014 - SKF announced that Tom Johnstone has decided to step down as president and CEO of SKF, on 1 January 2015.

voestalpine Comments on HBI Contract with AHMSA, Says Other Negotiations Underway

21 Aug 2014 - voestalpine has revealed further details about its HBI supply agreement with AHMSA, and said negotiations with other North Ameican and European companies are currently underway.

ArcelorMittal Sends Second Shipment of Oversize Beams for German Bridge Project

21 Aug 2014 - This summer sees ArcelorMittal and CFL cargo repeating the feat achieved at the beginning of last year. On 18 August 2014, 14 more jumbo beams were transported by CFL cargo from ArcelorMittal Differdange to Dresden for use in the construction of a railway bridge by German rail company Deutsche Bahn.

Arnold Machine Builds Successful Custom Automation System for Nucor Steel

21 Aug 2014 - Arnold Machine Inc. (AMI), a premier full-service designer and manufacturer of industrial equipment and services, has built and successfully implemented a new proprietary automation system for custom fence posts for Nucor Steel.

Metalloinvest and Pittini Group Sign HBI Supply Contract

21 Aug 2014 - Metalloinvest and Italian steel factory Ferriere Nord S.P.A. (part of the Pittini Group) announced the signing of a long-term hot briquetted iron (HBI) supply contract.

AHMSA to Source 400–650,000 Annual Tons of HBI from voestalpine

20 Aug 2014 - In a statement on the Mexican stock exchange, Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA) revealed further details about its HBI supply agreement with voestalpine.

Global Crude Steel Capacity Utilization Fell in July

20 Aug 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137 million metric tons (Mt) in July 2014, an increase of 1.7% compared to July 2013.

North American Service Center Shipment Growth Continued in July

20 Aug 2014 - The healthy growth in steel and aluminum shipments exhibited in June 2014 continued into July for both U.S. and Canadian service centers, the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) reported.

QuesTek's High Performance Ferrium® M54® Steel Qualified for Navy T-45 Aircraft Hook Shank Production

20 Aug 2014 - QuesTek’s Ferrium M54 steel has been qualified to be used in a demanding Navy aerospace application (T-45 hook shanks), in part because it showed more than twice the component life as the existing steel.

EVRAZ Stratcor Consolidates North American Sales Activities in Chicago

20 Aug 2014 - As part of EVRAZ’s long-term plan to consolidate its vanadium-sales activities serving the steel, titanium, and chemical industries, EVRAZ Stratcor has assumed the responsibility for marketing EVRAZ’s ferrovanadium and Nitrovan® vanadium products sold in North America, effective 8 August 2014.

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