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USW Kicks Off Contract Negotiations with U. S. Steel, ArcelorMittal

11 Jul 2018 - The United Steelworkers union has opened labor negotiations with United States Steel Corporation and ArcelorMittal USA, beginning the work to replace contracts that expire 1 September.  

Adjusting Strategy, JSW Steel Goes on the Hunt for Niche Producers

11 Jul 2018 - Having lost the bidding for several distressed assets, India’s JSW Steel is adjusting its acquisitions strategy and will look for smaller, niche producers, according to the Reuters news service.  

SeAH Returns Upgraded Converter to Service

11 Jul 2018 - South Korean stainless producer SěAH CSS has completed upgrades to the 100-ton converter at its Changwon mill, according to the contractor on the project. 

Primetals Technologies Receives Final OK on German Furnace Improvements

10 Jul 2018 - German stainless and nickel alloy producer BGH Edelstahlwerke GmbH has signed the final acceptance certificate on upgrades to an electric arc furnace, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

ArcelorMittal Celebrates Rebuild of Eastern European Blast Furnace

09 Jul 2018 - Balkan long products maker ArcelorMittal Zenica has completed a EUR30 million rebuild of the facility’s No. 4 blast furnace, the company has said. 

Turkish SBQ Mill Plans Caster Upgrade

06 Jul 2018 - Turkey’s Diler Demir Celik has awarded a contract to Danieli for upgrades to a 19-year-old caster at its Dilovasi special bar quality plant near Istanbul. 

Spanish Steelmaker Turns to MORE for Automated EAF Solution

06 Jul 2018 - Italian electric arc furnace equipment maker MORE has received orders for two of its automatic taphole filling and inspection systems. 

Fives Bags Orders for Chinese Cold Mills

06 Jul 2018 - Equipment manufacturer Fives has won separate contracts for cold rolling mills from two Chinese mills, the company has said. 

thyssenkrupp CEO Tenders Resignation

05 Jul 2018 - Just days after signing an agreement that will combine the European steelmaking operations of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s thyssenkrupp, thyssenkrupp chief executive Heinrich Hiesinger has asked to step down. 

Bristol Metals Finalizes Purchase of Galvanized Tube Business

05 Jul 2018 - Bristol Metals LLC has closed on its acquisition of Marcegaglia USA’s galvanized tube business, the company has announced. 

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