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SMS Company Tapped to Upgrade HDGL Line at Alabama Plant

01 Jul 2016 - SMS group’s Drever International has won a contract for upgrades to a steel finishing plant in Alabama, the company has announced.

Illinois Pipemaker Adopts a New Name

01 Jul 2016 - Chicago-based pipe and tube maker JMC Steel Group Inc. has changed its name to Zekelman Industries Inc., the company has announced.

Electric Metal Makers Guild Names New President, Officers

01 Jul 2016 - Tom Kantor, the general manager of primary operations at Carpenter Technology Corp.’s Latrobe, Pa., facility, has been named president of the Electric Metal Makers Guild.

Steelworkers Union Calls for More Action on Unfair Steel Trading

01 Jul 2016 - The United Steelworkers union said that while it welcomes a commitment to coordinating trade enforcement efforts throughout North America as a means to curbing the world’s excess steel capacity, more aggressive action is needed.

World's Biggest Steelmaker Looks to Become Even Bigger

30 Jun 2016 - ArcelorMittal and Italy’s Marcegaglia SpA have put down an offer on the country’s troubled Ilva steelworks in the city of Taranto, ArcelorMittal has announced.

Steel Dynamics Expands SBQ Finishing Capabilities Through US$126M Deal

30 Jun 2016 - U.S.-based Steel Dynamics Inc. is acquiring America’s largest maker of threaded rod for US$126 million, the company announced on Thursday.

Report: USSC Rejects Essar Global Offer, Two Remain in the Running

28 Jun 2016 - Essar Global, which last month was disqualified to bid on Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma, reportedly has been dropped as a U.S. Steel Canada suitor as well, according to The Hamilton Spectator newspaper.

Workers Return to Idled U.S. Steel Corp. Mill

28 Jun 2016 - Steadily improving market condtions have allowed United States Steel Corp. to recall most of the laid-off employees at its East Chicago tin mill in northwest Indiana, reports The Times newspaper.

China Says It Might Challenge U.S. Import Duties

28 Jun 2016 - China’s commerce ministry, which has said America’s imposition of import duties on certain steel products is protectionist, now says it might sue the country through the World Trade Organization, according to the Reuters news service.

Proposed 10M-Ton Mill Wins Environmental Approval

27 Jun 2016 - The Indian government has given environmental clearances to an integrated steel plant that JSW Steel is proposing to build in the state of Jharkhand.

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