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thyssenkrupp Chairman Steps Down From Company

16 Jul 2018 - thyssenkrupp AG chairman Ulrich Lehner has resigned from the company, just two weeks after the departure of CEO Heinrich Hiesinger.

Salzgitter Pursues Purchase of ArcelorMittal Facilities

16 Jul 2018 - German steelmaker Salzgitter AG has submitted a formal offer to acquire ArcelorMittal’s production facilities in Dudelange, Luxembourg and Liège, Belgium, according to the company.

China Breaks Daily Steel Production Record for Third Straight Month

16 Jul 2018 - Chinese mills produced 80.2 million tons of steel in June 2018, according to information provided by the National Bureau of Statistics to the Reuters news service.

Tenova Wins Bid to Upgrade SDI Electric Furnace Technology

16 Jul 2018 - Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) has chosen Tenova technology to optimize the electric arc furnace at its Pittsboro, Ind., USA, operations, according to the supplier.

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. 

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