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EVRAZ Considering IPO of EVRAZ North America

23 Sep 2014 - In response to certain market rumors, EVRAZ plc announced that it is currently considering a registered initial public offering of ordinary shares of its North American subsidiary, EVRAZ North America.

North American Service Center Shipments Stagnant in August

23 Sep 2014 - Steel and aluminum shipments were essentially flat or declined by small percentages at both U.S. and Canadian service centers, the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) reports. Inventory increased across the board.

BOF Hot Trials Commence at SAIL’s Burnpur Plant

23 Sep 2014 - On a visit to ISP Burnpur, SAIL chairman C.S. Verma witnessed the start-up of the first basic oxygen furnace (BOF) on 14 September 2014.

Outokumpu Stainless Steel Creates First Ever Maintenance Free Boat

23 Sep 2014 - Outokumpu duplex stainless steel was used in the first ever boat built entirely out of stainless steel. The boat represents true innovation in the shipbuilding industry.

EVRAZ NTMK Announces Certification of New Railway Wheel Type

23 Sep 2014 - EVRAZ NTMK of Nizhny Tagil, Sverdlovsk region, Russia, has completed TSI certification of its BA-004 solid-rolled railway wheels for freight cars.

Big River Steel Breaks Ground on Arkansas Steel Mill

22 Sep 2014 - Big River Steel today broke ground on its US$1.3 billion steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, Ark., the single largest private investment in the state’s history.

Global Steel Production Rose 1.4% Y-o-Y in August

22 Sep 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 135 million metric tons in August 2014, an increase of 1.4% compared to August 2013.

Tenaris Inaugurates Finishing Facility in Ecuador

22 Sep 2014 - Tenaris officially inaugurated on 16 September 2014 its new finishing mill in Machachi, Ecuador.

Electrical Steel Producers Appeal ITC Decision in Trade Case

22 Sep 2014 - U.S. producers of grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) have filed an appeal of the negative decision on “material injury” by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

ISSF: Stainless Steel Production Up 10.6% in the First Half of 2014

22 Sep 2014 - The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) released figures for the first half of 2014 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 10.6% year–on–year to 20.9 million metric tons.

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