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Acquisition Extends Zekelman Industries' Reach in Hollow Structural Sections Market

23 Feb 2017 - Pipe and tube producer Zekelman Industries has acquired Alabama, USA-based American Tube Manufacturing Inc. for an undisclosed amount, Zekelman Industries has announced. 

Canadian Ore Producer Set to Begin Work on New Mine

23 Feb 2017 - Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada will invest CA$79 million to open a new open-pit mine in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Its New Steel Works Now Open, an Open-Die Forger Sets a Casting Record

23 Feb 2017 - South Korea’s TAEWOONG Co. Ltd. has set a new steelmaking record, becoming the first to successfully produce 1,000 mm blooms on a curved continuous caster, according to an announcement. 

HarbisonWalker International Plans New Refractories Plant

22 Feb 2017 - Refractories manufacturer HarbisonWalker International plans to build a US$30 million monolithic refractories plant in the Ohio River Valley, the company has announced.  

Nucor-Yamato Steel Upgrade Incorporates Voith Driveline Products

22 Feb 2017 - Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. has chosen two Voith driveline products as part of recent upgrades to its No. 2 rolling mill, Voith tells AIST’s Steel News.  

Commerce Department Might Expand Anti-Subsidy Duties on Turkish Rebar

22 Feb 2017 - The U.S. Commerce Department has set preliminary anti-subsidy duties on Turkish rebar, potentially expanding orders on an existing case.  

With a Deal to Divest Its Brazilian Mill, thyssenkrupp Exits Steelmaking in the Americas

22 Feb 2017 - thyssenkrupp AG is ending its decade-long steelmaking venture in the Americas, agreeing to sell its integrated mill in Brazil to Latin American producer Ternium for US$1.33 billion (EUR1.26 billion). 

Veteran Director Named to Lead Position on Nucor Corp. Board

21 Feb 2017 - A former Weirton Steel executive has been named the lead director for Nucor Corp.’s board of directors, succeeding a director who is stepping down after more than three years in the role.

Ryerson Enhances Stainless Processing Business Through Acquisition

21 Feb 2017 - Metals distributor and processor Ryerson Holding Corp. has acquired Guy Metals Inc., a privately owned metals service center in Hammond, Wis., USA. 

New Tata Steel Works Finding Its Stride

21 Feb 2017 - Tata Steel’s new Kalinganagar works in India has reached a new production milestone – it has achieved 2 million metric tons of hot metal, reports The (India) Economic Times.  

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