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ArcelorMittal Plans Upgrades to Rail Mill

02 May 2016 - ArcelorMittal is modernizing its rail rolling mill in Spain in a bid to improve its flexibility and efficiency, the vendor on the project has announced.

Vallourec Completes Sale of Heat Exchanger Tube Business

02 May 2016 - French tubemaker Vallourec has closed on its divestment of its heat exchanger tube business, the company has announced.

Halliburton, Baker Hughes Call Off the Wedding

02 May 2016 - Oilfield services companies Halliburton and Baker Hughes Inc. have called off their multibillion merger amid the energy slump and opposition from regulators.

SSAB Trims Payroll In Sweden, Pares Office Jobs

02 May 2016 - Swedish steelmaker SSAB has concluded negotiations with employees over proposed layoffs and will cut 262 office jobs from its Nordic operations, the company has announced.

Cliffs Natural Resources, Essar Steel Reach Settlement

29 Apr 2016 - Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma has settled its dispute with iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources over their pellet supply agreement, the steelmaker has announced

Commercial Metals Marks Start of Oklahoma Mill Construction

29 Apr 2016 - U.S.-based Commercial Metals Co. broke ground on its new micro-mill in Oklahoma on Friday, kicking off a project that will help the company expand into five states.

ArcelorMittal, Steelworkers Union Come to Terms on New Labor Agreement

29 Apr 2016 - The United Steelworkers union has reached a tentative, three-year labor agreement with ArcelorMittal USA, the union has announced.

Stolen Data Helped Chinese Producer Quickly Commercialize Ultra High-Strength Steel, Alleges U. S. Steel

28 Apr 2016 - China broke into U. S. Steel's computer network and stole production research on its advanced steels, allowing at least one overseas producer to side-step years of work and quickly roll out ultra high-strength grades, U. S. Steel alleges in its Section 337 complaint before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Metals Trader Completes Acquisition of Scottish Plate Mills

28 Apr 2016 - Metals trading firm Liberty House has closed on its acquisition of two Tata Steel plate mills in Scotland, the firm has announced.

Restructuring Costs, Production Disruptions Contribute to Allegheny Technologies' First-Quarter Loss

27 Apr 2016 - Specialty metals producer Allegheny Technologies Inc. posted a net loss of US$101.2 million due to the ongoing market downturn, restructuring costs and the disruption caused by its now-ended lockout of the United Steelworkers union.

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