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Titanium-Strength Steel? Scientists Say They Have Invented It

06 Oct 2015 - Materials scientists at South Korea's Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) have made what they say is one of the biggest steelmaking breakthroughs in years -- a new type ultrastrong, lightweight steel made in part from aluminum.

U. S. Steel Canada Can’t Afford Pension Contributions, Court Monitor Says

06 Oct 2015 - The court-appointed monitor in U. S. Steel Canada's (USSC) creditor protection case is supporting the company's request to halt pension plan contributions and retiree benefits, but is opposing parent United States Steel Corporation's request to cease providing ministrative and support services for the company.

Thailand’s SSI Enters Bankruptcy, Liquidates British Steel Works

06 Oct 2015 - Thailand's top steelmaker has declared bankruptcy as it liquidates its U.K. steel division.

Austrian Equipment Manufacturer Secures Record Order

06 Oct 2015 - Austria's BRAUN Maschinenfabrik GmbH has received an order for six high-performance, abrasive cut-off machines and associated equipment, the largest in its 167-year history, the company has announced.

New Industry Consortium Looks to Improve Steelmaking's Efficiency, Sustainability

05 Oct 2015 - A year in the making, the U.S.-based Steel Manufacturing Simulation & Visualization Consortium at Purdue University Calumet is ready to take on research projects -- and new partners.

Danieli Wins Order for Pakistani MicroMill

05 Oct 2015 - A Jordanian steel company has placed an order for a Danieli MicroMill as it looks to expand in the Asian markets, Danieli has announced.

Rizhao Steel Achieves Production Goal, Makes First Ultra-Thin Strip

05 Oct 2015 - China's Rizhao Steel Group Co. Ltd. has successfully rolled ultra-thin hot strip, achieving its target thickness of 0.8 mm at a new plant, according to the vendor on the project.

Analysts Expect Chinese Steel Exports to Plateau by 2020

05 Oct 2015 - JPMorgan analysts said they believe Chinese-made steel exports will be leveling off, capped by a wave of protectionist trade measures, reports BloombergBusiness.

Coatings Company Acquires American Galvanizer

01 Oct 2015 - American Galvanizing Co. Inc., a leading hot-dipped galvanizer in the northeastern United States, has been sold to Valmont Industries Inc.

ATI Completes Repairs to Key Piece of Equipment

01 Oct 2015 - Allegheny Technologies Inc. has completed repairs to the rotary crop shear at its hot rolling and processing facility and put it back rolling stainless coils, the company has announced.

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