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Markets on the Upswing: CRU 2014 North American Steel Conference

26 Nov 2014 - Each year, CRU holds its North American Steel Conference in Chicago, Ill., USA, featuring the latest updates from new and established market players, market and pricing forecasts, and the latest on the international trading front.

WorldAutoSteel Case Studies Stress Need For Lifecycle Mindset In Vehicle Emissions Regulations

26 Nov 2014 - WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, recently released findings of two new case studies that examine the effect various automotive materials can have on total life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for light-duty truck and sport utility vehicle (SUV) classes.

Abakan Secures Strategic Investment from Global Wear-Resistant Clad Plate Manufacturer

26 Nov 2014 - Abakan Inc. has secured a US$3 million strategic investment from the world’s largest wear-resistant clad plate manufacturer, UP Scientech Materials Corp.

Consortium Receives German Future Award for “Horizontal Strip Casting of Steel” Project

26 Nov 2014 - German Federal President Joachim Gauck presented the “German Future Award – Federal President’s Award for Technology and Innovation” in Berlin on 19 November 2014. The project partners are Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, SMS Siemag AG, and the Technical University of Clausthal.

NLMK Marks 80th Anniversary with Jubilee Pig Iron Heat at BF No. 7

26 Nov 2014 - Novolipetsk, NLMK Group’s main plant, celebrated the 80th anniversary of the production of its first pig iron with a formal jubilee heat ceremony held at blast furnace No. 7, one of the most modern and efficient furnaces in the world.

Shale-Inland Holdings Sells Fabrication and Distribution Services Businesses

26 Nov 2014 - Shale-Inland Holdings LLC announced the closing of a transaction for the sale of the majority of the assets of Main Steel & Polishing Inc., Shale-Inland Stamping & Fabricating LLC and Metals Inc. (collectively referred to as F&DS) to an affiliate of the investment firm Peak Rock Capital.

AISI: September Steel Shipments Down 1.3% From August

26 Nov 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of September 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,372,929 tons, a 1.3% decrease from the 8,480,954 tons shipped in the previous month, August 2014, and a 6.3% increase from the 7,879,747 tons shipped in September 2013.

ATI Announces Order, Largest Project Participation in Company History

25 Nov 2014 - Allegheny Technologies Incorporated has received an additional order for its nickel-based alloy plate to be used in a large oil & gas pipeline project.

Systems Contracting Named a Top Specialty Contractor

25 Nov 2014 - Systems Contracting Corporation, a contractor serving the industrial, municipal and commercial construction markets, has been named one of the Top 600 Specialty Contractors nationwide in an annual ranking report released by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading U.S. construction/engineering industry publication.

Executive Chairman of EVRAZ North America Awarded Gary Memorial Medal

25 Nov 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced that Mike Rehwinkel, executive chairman, EVRAZ North America, is the 2014 recipient of the Gary Memorial Medal—the industry’s highest honor.

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