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Continuous Slab Caster from Siemens Receives FAC from Maanshan

22 Oct 2014 - Siemens Metals Technologies received the final acceptance certificate for a continuous slab casting machine with an annual capacity of 2.4 million metric tons from China's Maanshan Iron & Steel Corp.

Steel Institute Applauds Decision to Revoke Russian Steel Agreement

22 Oct 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) applauded the Department of Commerce’s (DOC) decision to revoke the outdated “suspension agreement” with Russia, which has prevented antidumping duties from being imposed on imports of hot-rolled steel from that country to the U.S.

ATI Announces Q3 2014 Results; Outlook Bright

22 Oct 2014 - As it reported its third quarter 2014 results, Allegheny Technologies Inc. said is is seeing a lot of global uncertainty in short cycle markets and expects to see cautious inventory management in the short term.

SSAB Launches Unique Steel with Guaranteed Flatness after Laser Cutting

22 Oct 2014 - SSAB's Laser Plus is a totally new generation of steels for laser cutting that comes with unique guarantees: maximum flatness deviation of 3 mm/m after laser cutting and bending radius of 0–1.5 x the material thickness.

Quaker Chemical Develops Fire-Resistant Grease for Hot Mills

21 Oct 2014 - Quaker Chemical has developed a fire-resistant grease to be used on the roller bearings in hot mills to reduce the amount of slag fires.

World Crude Steel Production Down Slightly Y-o-Y in September

21 Oct 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 134 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2014, a slight decrease of -0.1% compared to September 2013.

SDI Optimistic As It Announces Q3 Results

21 Oct 2014 - Steel Dynamics Inc. announced its results for the third quarter of 2014, including a short-term outlook.

Samuel to Open Large-Scale Facility in Tennessee for Growing Auto Market

21 Oct 2014 - Bill Chisholm, president & CEO of Samuel, Son & Co., announced plans to open a new Samuel facility in the Southern U.S. which will deliver the capacity and capabilities beyond any other metal service center in the region.

Harsco Names New CFO

21 Oct 2014 - Diversified global industrial company Harsco Corp. announced the appointment of Peter F. Minan as chief financial officer, effective 11 November 2014.

Metalloinvest Begins Construction of World’s Largest HBI Plant

20 Oct 2014 - Metalloinvest has entered the active phase of construction and installation for the third hot briquetted iron plant (HBI-3 Plant) at Lebedinsky GOK in Gubkin, Belgorod region of Russia.

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