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Western Tube & Conduit Sold to Zekelman Industries

06 Dec 2016 - Zekelman Industries is acquiring Western Tube & Conduit Corp. for an undisclosed amount, the company announced on Tuesday. 

Nucor Stakes Another Claim in HSS Market

06 Dec 2016 - Nucor Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Alabama-based Southland Tube Inc., America’s third-largest producer of hollow structural sections, for US$130 million. 

Tenaris Chairman Says Company is Positioned to Take Advantage of Drilling Recovery

06 Dec 2016 - Tenaris chairman and chief executive Paolo Rocca, whose company is building a US$1.8 billion seamless tube mill in Bay City, Texas, said he believes the Donald Trump presidency will be good for business. 

Filipino Steelmakers Eye US$1 Billion in Capital Investments

05 Dec 2016 - Steelmakers plan to invest about US$1 billion in the Filipino steel industry over the next five years, reports the Manila Standard newspaper. 

SMS Wraps Up Project on German EAF

05 Dec 2016 - SMS group has completed upgrades to an electric arc furnace at Germany’s Georgsmarienhütte GmbH, the equipment manufacturer has announced.

India Extends Import Protection for 19 Steel Products

05 Dec 2016 - The Indian government is extending a minimum import price for 19 steel products, but is allowing the measure to lapse for many others.

A New Use for Slag? Dutch Researchers Think They Might Have One.

05 Dec 2016 - Researchers at a Dutch university are undertaking a four-year research project that will explore whether it’s possible, or even feasible, to use slag as an alternative to cement.  

U.S. Steel Canada No More. It's Stelco Now.

02 Dec 2016 - In a move to reassert itself as a Canadian steelmaker that’s now independent of its Pittsburgh-based parent, U.S. Steel Canada is bringing back the Stelco name. 

Zekelman Industries Looks to Carve Out a Space in the Modular Construction Market

01 Dec 2016 - Pipe and tube maker Zekelman Industries has created a new business unit that focuses on modular construction, the company announced on Thursday.

Commerce Department Finalizes Anti-Dumping Duties on Cut-to-Length Plate

01 Dec 2016 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has set final dumping rates of between 42% and 94.1% on cut-to-length plate from Turkey, Brazil and South Africa.

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