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Australian Labor Union Seeks Tariffs on Chinese Steel

27 Feb 2017 - Saying that dumped steel from China has cost Australian steelmakers AU$200 million over the past 12 to 18 months, Australia’s largest labor union is preparing to file a complaint with the federal government. 

Danieli Corus Ships First Hydraulic Gearbox for Blast Furnace Top-Charging Systems

27 Feb 2017 - Danieli Corus and Danieli Centro Metallics have shipped their first DANCU gearbox to a Ukrainian steel mill that is replacing its top-charging system. 

Swedish Government Allocates Funding to Carbon-Free Steelmaking Research

27 Feb 2017 - The Swedish Energy Agency has agreed to contribute an additional SEK56 million toward a four-year research initiative that will explore hydrogen’s potential as a carbon-free steelmaking input. 

ArcelorMittal May Make Power, Not Steel, at New Site

27 Feb 2017 - ArcelorMittal is thinking about scrapping plans for a 6 million metric ton steel plant and building a 600 MW solar farm, reports The (India) Economic Times. 

Taylor-Winfield Names New Vice President

24 Feb 2017 - Ohio-based Taylor-Winfield Technologies. Inc. has promoted Richard A. Gunter to vice president of operations, the company has announced. 

Tubemaker Puts ERW Mill on Order

24 Feb 2017 - Danieli W+K has won an order for a new ERW pipe mill from Bulgarian cold -rolled coil and tube maker Silva Mash, the mill supplier has announced.

New Rotary Discharge Machine Put Into Service at Australian Steelworks

24 Feb 2017 - AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH has built and installed a new rotary discharge machine serving the coke handling system at BlueScope Steel Ltd.’s Port Kembla Works in New South Wales, Australia.

Two Steelmakers Merge Brazilian Long Products Operations

24 Feb 2017 - ArcelorMittal Brazil is acquiring Latin American producer Votorantim SA’s Brazilian long steel business, according to announcements from the companies. 

Acquisition Extends Zekelman Industries' Reach in Hollow Structural Sections Market

23 Feb 2017 - Pipe and tube producer Zekelman Industries has acquired Alabama, USA-based American Tube Manufacturing Inc. for an undisclosed amount, Zekelman Industries has announced. 

Canadian Ore Producer Set to Begin Work on New Mine

23 Feb 2017 - Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada will invest CA$79 million to open a new open-pit mine in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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