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Reports: JSW Steel Acquiring Italian, Indian Mills

23 Feb 2018 - JSW Steel has reached a deal to acquire Italian long products maker Aferpi from Algeria’s Cevital Group, according to Kallanish Commodities.

GFG Alliance Plans Continued M&A in 2018

23 Feb 2018 - Metals entrepreneur Sanjeev Gupta said his company will continue to snap up assets this year while looking to build up the former Arrium in Australia, he tells the Reuters news service in an interview.

HarbisonWalker Rounds Out Senior Leadership

23 Feb 2018 - Refractories manufacturer has named two manufacturing executives to its senior leadership team and has appointed a company veteran to lead development of new technologies, the company has announced.

Iraq Targets 2019 Start-Up for New Billet Plant

23 Feb 2018 - Danieli has won an order for an electric arc furnace and billet caster in Kurdistan, the company said Friday.

China's Average Daily Steel Output Expected to Jump in March

22 Feb 2018 - China’s steel production might “erupt” in mid-March when anti-pollution operating restrictions are lifted, reports the Reuters news service. 

American Industry Applauds Section 232 Recommendations; the Rest of the World is Criticizing Them

21 Feb 2018 - U.S. steel industry representatives said they are hopeful that the Commerce Department’s recommended tariffs and quotas will effectively check steel imports and are asking President Donald Trump to make a decision soon. 

Liberty House Pulls U.S., U.K. Mills Out of the Mothballs

20 Feb 2018 - The United Kingdom’s Liberty House Group has restarted an idled electric arc furnace in England and said it plans to put a closed U.S. wire rod mill back into service within the next four months.

Grupo Simec Starts Up Mexican SBQ Mill

20 Feb 2018 - Grupo Simec’s new bar and rod mill in Apizaco, Mexico, has rolled its first billet, the equipment supplier on the project has announced. 

Three Vying for Ownership of Bhushan Steel

20 Feb 2018 - Officials overseeing Bhushan Steel Ltd.’s insolvency process have begun weighing offers for the Indian cold-rolled producer, according to the Press Trust of India. 

ArcelorMittal to Furnish Cryogenic Plate for U.S. Petrochemical Plant

20 Feb 2018 - ArcelorMittal has won an order for 770 metric tons worth of specialty steel plates from Royal Dutch Shell, the steelmaker said on Monday. 

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