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India Well on Its Way to Meeting Steel Production Target

18 Sep 2017 - India is making strides toward its national goal of lifting steel production to 300 million metric tons, reports the Press Trust of India (PTI).

Ovako Launches New Line of Steels

18 Sep 2017 - Swedish special bar quality maker Ovako has introduced a new family of steels that it says combines the characteristics of tool steel, maraging steel and stainless steel with the production economy of special bar quality steel. 

Nucor Mill Signs Off on EAF Upgrade

18 Sep 2017 - Nucor Steel Seattle Inc. has granted final acceptance of a newly installed water leak detection system on the plant’s electric arc furnace. 

AUMUND Wins Order for Replacement Rotary Discharge Machine

18 Sep 2017 - voestalpine’s integrated mill in Linz, Austria, has put a new rotary discharge machine on order.

Nucor to Build New Micro Bar Mill

15 Sep 2017 - Nucor Corp.’s board of directors has given the go-ahead to construction of a new micro-mill somewhere in the Midwestern or southeastern U.S. and approved the expansion of another mill. 

ArcelorMittal's Indiana Harbor Benefits From Capital Investment Increase

15 Sep 2017 - In a bid to improve efficiency and productivity, ArcelorMittal USA is increasing its capital spending. And many of the investment dollars have flowed into its sprawling Indiana Harbor facility in East Chicago, Ind.

Fire Damages New York Bar Finishing Plant

15 Sep 2017 - U.S.-based Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. is investigating the cause of a fire that damaged the pickling operation at its Dunkirk, N.Y., bar and rod finishing plant. 

Blast Furnace Research Company Names New Chief Executive

15 Sep 2017 - HYBRIT, a research joint venture among Sweden’s SSAB and two other companies, has hired a chief executive. 

Chinese Steel Production Sets August Record

14 Sep 2017 - China’s steel output climbed to another new monthly record in August as mills cranked out 74.59 million metric tons, reports the Bloomberg news service. 

A Tata-thyseenkrupp Deal May – or May Not – Be Close

14 Sep 2017 - Now that Tata Steel has finalized the divorce between its European business and the legacy British Steel Pension Scheme, a deal to combine the operation with thyssenkrupp’s steel division may be close, according to the Reuters news service.  

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