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SMS group Receives Order for Slab Caster

23 May 2018 - NLMK Group has awarded a contract for a new thick slab caster to SMS group, the equipment supplier has announced. 

Another Protest Filed Against Section 232 Tariffs

23 May 2018 - India has become the latest country to file a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the Trump administration’s 25% tariff on imported steel, reports the Reuters news service. 

Severstal Contracts Primetals Technologies for Strip Mill Improvements

22 May 2018 - Primetals Technologies has won a contract to upgrade the primary hot strip mill at PAO Severstal’s Cherepovets steel works, the equipment supplier said on Tuesday. 

Salzgitter Buys Specialty Tube Producer in France

22 May 2018 - Salzgitter Group subsidiary Mannesmann Stainless Tubes GmbH has acquired French stainless tubemaker Société Technique d'Etirage de Précision (SOTEP) for an undisclosed amount, the company has announced. 

Mnuchin: Tariffs on Chinese Steel Will Remain

22 May 2018 - Although the U.S. has agreed to hold off on imposing US$150 billion in tariffs on Chinese technology and other products, the Section 232 tariffs on Chinese steel will remain, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. 

Former Gerdau Manager to Lead Revived South Carolina Mill

21 May 2018 - Liberty Steel USA, which is preparing to restart its recently acquired wire rod mill in Georgetown, S.C., has hired a new general manager to oversee the facility. 

China Will Step Down Steel Capacity, Executive Says

21 May 2018 - China’s steel industry will continue to reduce capacity, lowering it to under 1 billion metric tons by 2025, said Yu Yong, president of the China Iron and Steel Association, according to the Reuters news service.

Danieli Awarded Contract for Greenfield Wire Rod Mill

21 May 2018 - Concrete reinforcement products maker Van Merksteijn International has chosen Danieli to equip a new mini-mill at the port of Eemshavenin in the Netherlands.

Harsco Extends, Expands Role at ArcelorMittal's French Operations

21 May 2018 - Mill services contractor Harsco Corp. has renewed two logistics and packaging contracts – and signed four new agreements – with ArcelorMittal Atlantique & Lorraine in France, the company has announced. 

Big River CCO Steps Aside

18 May 2018 - Big River Steel chief commercial officer Mark Bula is leaving the company to pursue new entrepreneurial opportunities, the steelmaker announced on Thursday.

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