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Report: Joint Bid in the Works for India's Bhushan Steel

22 Nov 2017 - India’s JSW Steel and Japan’s JFE Holdings Inc. reportedly  are working together on a joint bid for the assets of insolvent Bhushan Steel Ltd., according to the Reuters news service. 

PCI Units at Russian Blast Furnace Meet Performance Expectations

22 Nov 2017 - New pulverized coal injection plants added to the Nos. 6 and 7 blast furnaces at NLMK Group’s Lipetsk plant in Russia have passed performance guarantee tests, the equipment supplier on the project has announced. 

One Person Killed in Coke Plant Explosion

22 Nov 2017 - ArcelorMittal is investigating the cause of a coke plant explosion that killed one person and injured two others on Monday. 

SSAB Introduces Water-Quenchable Steel Grade

22 Nov 2017 - Sweden’s SSAB has begun selling a new type of steel than can be quenched in water, but doesn’t need to be immediately tempered, it has announced. 

Report: ArcelorMittal, SAIL Nearing Agreement on JV Cold Mill

21 Nov 2017 - The Steel Authority of India Ltd. and ArcelorMittal are preparing to sign a memorandum of understanding to establish a cold rolling mill capable of producing 1.5 million tons annually, according to the Press Trust of India news agency.

Nucor Doubles Down on Micro-Mill Investment

21 Nov 2017 - Nucor Corp. has chosen the U.S. state of Missouri as the home of its proposed US$250 million micro-mill and revealed that it will look to build a second one somewhere in the Southeast.

Optima Specialty Steel Exits Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

17 Nov 2017 - Optima Specialty Steel Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of special bar quality steel, cold-drawn pipe and tube and other specialty products, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with a new executive at the helm and a new name.  

Cleveland-Cliffs COO Announces December Retirement

17 Nov 2017 - P. Kelly Tompkins, chief operating officer at iron ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., has announced that he will retire at the end of the year. 

TimkenSteel Cleaning Up After Ladle Spill

17 Nov 2017 - No injuries were reported after molten steel spilled from a ladle and burned through three floors at TimkenSteel Corp.’s Harrison Plant in Canton, Ohio, USA, according to reports. 

Steelworkers Again Reject TimkenSteel Labor Agreement

17 Nov 2017 - Union employees at TimkenSteel Corp.’s Canton, Ohio, USA, facilities have rejected a tentative labor agreement for the second time in as many months.

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