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Research Team Awarded Inaugural T.C. Graham Prize

08 Oct 2015 - A team of Canada-based researchers has been awarded the Association for Iron & Steel Technology’s inaugural T.C. Graham Prize, the association has announced.

U. S. Steel Canada May Be Split From American Parent

08 Oct 2015 - U. S. Steel Canada Inc. (USSC) may once again become an independent business, if an Ontario court approves an agreement on the future of the former Stelco operation.

New BOF Put Into Service at JSW Steel Works

08 Oct 2015 - India’s JSW Steel Ltd. has installed a new basic oxygen furnace (LD) at its Vijayanagar works in Toranagallu, Karnataka, according to the contractor on the project.

Unions Agree to Wage Freeze, Job Cuts at Australian Steel Works

08 Oct 2015 - Employees at an Australian steel works have accepted concessions in a bid to keep the operation afloat.

Steelmaker Seeks Restraining Order Against its Taconite Supplier

07 Oct 2015 - Essar Steel Algoma is seeking a restraining order against its taconite supplier, Cliffs Natural Resources, to stop it from canceling their supply agreement.

Bull Moose Tube Undertakes Second Round of Expansion at U.S. Mills

07 Oct 2015 - U.S.-based Bull Moose Tube Co. is expanding capacity at sprinkler pipe mills in Ohio and Arizona, the company has announced.

ArcelorMittal Transferring Algerian Operations to State-Owned Company

07 Oct 2015 - The world’s largest steelmaker is exiting Algeria and handing over its shares in steel mills and mines there to the Algerian government.

U. S. Steel Considers Idling Flat Rolled Plant

07 Oct 2015 - United States Steel Corporation is thinking about consolidating its North American flat rolled division and has given notice that it may temporarily idle its Granite City Works in Illinois, according to reports.

Titanium-Strength Steel? Scientists Say They Have Invented It

06 Oct 2015 - Materials scientists at South Korea's Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) have made what they say is one of the biggest steelmaking breakthroughs in years -- a new type ultrastrong, lightweight steel made in part from aluminum.

U. S. Steel Canada Can’t Afford Pension Contributions, Court Monitor Says

06 Oct 2015 - The court-appointed monitor in U. S. Steel Canada's (USSC) creditor protection case is supporting the company's request to halt pension plan contributions and retiree benefits, but is opposing parent United States Steel Corporation's request to cease providing ministrative and support services for the company.

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