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Valbruna Slater Stainless Expanding in Indiana

24 Nov 2014 - Valbruna Slater Stainless Inc., a stainless steel and nickel alloy manufacturer, announced plans to expand its operations in Fort Wayne, Ind., creating up to 45 new jobs by 2017.

Belaz Wins Swedish Steel Prize 2014

24 Nov 2014 - This year’s winner of the international Swedish Steel Prize is Belaz from Belarus. The prize was awarded for the company’s innovative and new construction for axle suspension and slewing bearings for the world’s largest dump truck. The new construction takes full advantage of the properties of high-strength steel.

Tejas Tubular Products Leaders Honored

24 Nov 2014 - The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (HHCC) honored Maximo A. Tejeda, president and CEO of Tejas Tubular Products Inc. with the Male Hispanic Entrepreneur of the Year award at its annual gala on Saturday, 1 November 2014. Tejeda received this prestigious award for his outstanding contributions to the Houston business community.

OSHA Fines TimkenSteel for Serious Safety Violations

24 Nov 2014 - Employees at all three of TimkenSteel Corp.'s Canton plants were found by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration to be exposed to amputation and fall hazards.

Cliffs Natural Resources to Pursue Exit Options for Eastern Canadian Operations

24 Nov 2014 - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is pursuing exit options for its Eastern Canadian iron ore operations which may result in the closure of the Bloom Lake mine.

Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Acquires Main Steel

24 Nov 2014 - An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital, an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm, has acquired the business of Main Steel Polishing Co. Inc. from Shale-Inland.

worldsteel: Global Steel Production Flat in October

21 Nov 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137 million metric tons (million metric tons) in October 2014, the same compared to October 2013.

Saldotecnica Americas: MCE External-Mix Cutting Tips for Continuous Casters Cut Cleaner, Save Gases, Extend Duty Cycle

21 Nov 2014 - Operators of continuous casters who have installed MCE external-mix cutting tips from Saldotecnica Americas have seen significant quality and efficiency improvements, along with lower costs, the company reports.

U. S. Steel Names Leadership for Automotive and Consumer Commercial Entities

21 Nov 2014 - United States Steel Corporation announced the executive leadership for two of the company's newly created commercial entities.

U.S. Steel Industry Applauds Wire Rod Imports Decision

21 Nov 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) applauded a recent decision by the Department of Commerce (DOC) to impose duties on wire rod from China.

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