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Universal Steel Co. Names Dolata to Sales GM Position

22 May 2015 - Universal Steel Company, a leading flat rolled steel service center, has announced the recent hiring of Dean Dolata as the General Manager of Sales.

Primetals Technologies sells first EAF condition monitoring system to North American Höganäs

22 May 2015 - A new system to monitor key parameters of an electric arc furnace has had its first global sale after a successful pilot installation in Germany.

Mike Rippey Awarded Gary Memorial Medal from AISI

22 May 2015 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced that Mike Rippey, chairman, ArcelorMittal USA, is the 2015 recipient of the Gary Memorial Medal—the industry’s highest honor.

Chuck Schmitt Elected AISI Chairman

22 May 2015 - The Board of Directors of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has elected Chuck Schmitt, president of SSAB Americas, to serve as chairman of the Institute until May 2016.

AISI: Weekly Raw Steel Production Up 2.4% for Week Ending 16 May 2015

22 May 2015 - According to statistics compiled by the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in the week ending May 16, 2015, domestic raw steel production was 1,705,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 72.1 percent.

General Steel Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

21 May 2015 - General Steel Holdings, Inc., a leading non-state-controlled steel producer in China, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.

ArcelorMittal Announces Closure of Georgetown, S.C. Wire Rod Facility

21 May 2015 - According to a report by The Sun News, more than 220 skilled laborers and professionals at ArcelorMittal in Georgetown, S.C., USA, will lose their jobs later this year.

AK Steel Receives "Deal Maker of the Year" Award for Dearborn Acquisition From the Association for Corporate Growth

21 May 2015 - AK Steel has received a "Deal Maker of the Year" award from the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) for the company's $690 million acquisition of Severstal Dearborn, LLC.

SteelGuru: Chinese Exports to Surge as Domestic Consumption Shrinks

21 May 2015 - Anticipated slowdown in domestic steel consumption is China is likely to throw up surplus volume for export.

New Online Resource for the Metals Industry: HugsList.com

21 May 2015 - A new resource for the metals industries empowers buyers and sellers to connect online and make deals.

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