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Edwards’ Degassing System Brings Environmental, Economic Benefits to Italian Steel Manufacturer

31 Jul 2014 - Edwards has installed a modular steel degassing system in a large steel producer in Italy, replacing an existing steam ejector system which had high running costs and energy usage.

Leeco Steel Names Vice President of Purchasing

31 Jul 2014 - Leeco Steel, one of the largest suppliers of steel plate in North America, has appointed Ryan Murphy as vice president of purchasing.

Quintiq Acquired by Dassault Systèmes

31 Jul 2014 - Dassault Systèmes — a 3DEXPERIENCE company and world leader in 3D design software, 3D digital mock up and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions — announced the signing of a definitive share purchase agreement for Dassault Systèmes to acquire Quintiq, a leading provider of on-premise and on-cloud supply chain and operations planning & optimization software, for approximately €250 million.

SteelBenchmarker: HRB Price Stagnation Continues

31 Jul 2014 - The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ United States HRB spot price for 28 July 2014 increased 0.1% to US$742 per metric ton for the second consecutive time.

Modernization of Blast Furnace 2 at ThyssenKrupp Duisburg-Schwelgern Making Good Progress

31 Jul 2014 - The modernization of blast furnace 2 in Duisburg-Schwelgern is proceeding according to schedule.

U. S. Steel Posts US$18 Million Net Loss in Second Quarter

30 Jul 2014 - U. S. Steel said the impacts of the extraordinary weather conditions and operational issues that began in the first quarter resulted in continuing operating inefficiencies; higher repairs and maintenance costs; and logistical issues that temporarily limited its production capabilities during the second quarter.

Carpenter Reports Improving Quarterly Results

30 Jul 2014 - Carpenter Technology Corporation announced financial results for the quarter ended 30 June 2014.

Sheri H. Edison Named to AK Steel's Board of Directors

30 Jul 2014 - Sheri H. Edison has been elected to AK Steel’s Board of Directors, effective 1 August 2014.

AISI: Preliminary Count Shows U.S. Imports Dropped 11% in June

30 Jul 2014 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 3,586,000 tons of steel in June 2014, including 2,706,000 tons of finished steel (down 11.1% and 8.0%, respectively, vs. May final data).

GrafTech Reports Results in Challenging Environment

30 Jul 2014 - As it reported its quarterly financial results, GrafTech International said that it expects to operate its graphite electrode facilities at full capacity in the second half of the year.

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