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Paul Wurth Wins Order for Blast Furnace Equipment

12 Feb 2016 - SMS group subsidiary Paul Wurth has won a contract for two of its Bell Less Top charging systems, which are to be installed at a new Chinese ironmaking plant.

U.S. Stainless Producers Launch Trade Case Agaisnt China

12 Feb 2016 - Four U.S. stainless sheet and strip producers have filed a trade complaint against China, alleging that their overseas counterparts are dumping steel and undercutting domestic prices.

European Industries Pressing EU to Deny China Market Economy Status

08 Feb 2016 - European manufacturers and union laborers, including those in the steel sector, are planning to march in Brussels next week to voice opposition to granting China market economy status.

Italy's Riva Group Moves to Block Sale of its Former Steel Facilities

08 Feb 2016 - The company that owned Europe’s largest steel works is trying to stop a government sale of the facility and others, according to Italian news agency ANSA.

Primetals to Supply Stainless Bar and Rod Mill

08 Feb 2016 - China’s Yongxing Special Stainless Steel Co. Ltd., has awarded a contract for a combination bar and wire rod mill to Primetals Technologies, the company has announced.

Texas, Louisiana Mini-Mills on the Sales Block, ArcelorMittal Confirms

08 Feb 2016 - In addition to its U.S. rail mill in Steelton, Pa., ArcelorMittal has put two other long products mini-mills on the market – its Vinton mini-mill near El Paso, Texas, and the other in LaPlace, La.

Harsco Signs $125M Agreement with Chinese Plate Mill

05 Feb 2016 - Harsco Corp. has landed a 15-year, US$125 million contract to provide additional mill services at Hebei Iron & Steel Group’s Tangshan plate mill, the company has announced.

ArcelorMittal Posts US$7.9B Loss in 2015

05 Feb 2016 - ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, lost US$7.9 billion in 2015 on lower prices and large write-downs in its iron ore business.

Write-downs, Restructuring Costs Help Push Tata Steel's Q3 Earnings into the Red

04 Feb 2016 - Tata Steel Ltd. lost Rs 2,127 crore in its third quarter as it continues to face low prices and competition from imports.

As Power Prices Rise and Steel Prices Fall, ArcelorMittal Considers Future of South African Mill

04 Feb 2016 - ArcelorMittal’s South African division said it expects to record a headline loss of 1,250 cents per share in 2015 and is rethinking its investment in its ultrathin hot rolled coil mill along the country’s west coast.

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