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India Sees Two New Mills on the Horizon

08 Dec 2017 - India’s central government is looking at setting up an electric arc furnace mill in the state of Telangana, according to reports. 

Allegheny Technologies Bags Big Order for Pipeline Repair

08 Dec 2017 - Stainless and specialty alloy producer Allegheny Technologies Inc. has landed a US$30 million order related to a pipeline repair project, the company has announced. 

Sandvik Strikes Deal to Sell Tooling Components Manufacturer

08 Dec 2017 - U.S.-based private equity firm KKR has reached an agreement to acquire Sandvik Hyperion, a manufacturer of industrial tooling components, for about US$472.3 million. 

Partnership Aims to Improve Services for Japan's Continuous Casting Plants

08 Dec 2017 - SMS group K.K. in Japan has established a partnership with Japan Engineering Network Co. (JEN) to provide repair services for continuous casting molds. 

Commerce Department Slaps Tariffs on Steel Made in China but Finished in Vietnam

07 Dec 2017 - In a precedent-setting decision, the U.S. Department of Commerce has ruled that China is circumventing steel tariffs by shipping products to Vietnam for finishing before exporting them to the United States. 

Chinese Mill Issues Acceptance Certificate on Caster Upgrades

07 Dec 2017 - China’s Changzhou Zhongtian Iron & Steel has signed off on upgrades to a continuous bloom caster at its mill, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

Global Steel Production Grew in 2016. Here's How Much.

05 Dec 2017 - Global crude steel production rose 0.5% to nearly 1.63 billion metric tons in 2016, according to the World Steel Association’s latest annual statistical yearbook.

SMS group Lands Supporting Order for Galvanizing Line Project

05 Dec 2017 - SMS group has received a supplementary order for a production planning system to serve the US$176 million pickling and galvanizing line it is building for Nucor Corp.’s Gallatin sheet mill in Kentucky.

Indian Steelmaker Lights New Blast Furnace

05 Dec 2017 - India’s Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd. has tapped the first batch of hot metal from the new No. 2 blast furnace at its Rengali facility in Odisha, according to the furnace builder.

Third Time's a Charm: Steelworkers Ratify Labor Agreement with TimkenSteel

05 Dec 2017 - Members of the United Steelworkers union have overwhelmingly ratified a four-year labor agreement with TimkenSteel Corp., the company has announced.

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