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Out of Money and Out of Time, British Steel Works Shuts Down

13 Oct 2015 - The coke ovens and blast furnace at Sahaviriya Steel Industries’ (SSI)idled Redcar works in England are being shut down permanently, bringing to an end to nearly 100 years of steelmaking at the site.

Obituary: Richard C. Sussman

13 Oct 2015 - Richard C. Sussman, 66, of Munster, Ind., USA, passed away on 9 October 2015.

Indian Blast Furnace Restarted Following Accident

12 Oct 2015 - JSW Steel’s Salem works in Mecheri, Tamil Nadu, India, has restarted operations after being ordered closed following an accident in September, according to reports.

AIST Life Member Killed in Traffic Accident

12 Oct 2015 - Richard C. Sussman, an accomplished metallurgist who led research and development teams at some of America’s top steelmakers, was killed in a traffic accident on 9 October 2015. He was 66.

Indian Tube Manufacturer To Double Capacity at New Plant

12 Oct 2015 - India’s Rama Steel Tubes Ltd. has begun expanding its Khopoli plant in Maharashtra, a project that will double its capacity to make mild steel tube, the company has announced.

Judge OKs U. S. Steel's Divorce From Its Canadian Operation

12 Oct 2015 - A Canadian judge has approved the split between United States Steel Corporation and its Canadian subsidiary, U. S. Steel Canada Inc. (USSC).

Italian Steelmaker Accepts Furnace Efficiency Upgrade

09 Oct 2015 - Italy’s Industrie Riunite Odolesi SpA has signed off on upgrades to an electric arc furnace, the vendor on the project has announced.

Analyst: Despite Cost-Cutting Measures, Steel Works Unlikely to Remain Open

09 Oct 2015 - Wage freezes and layoffs will delay, but likely won’t prevent, the eventual closure of BlueScope Steel Ltd.’s Port Kembla works, according to a Deutsche Bank analyst.

Home Is Where the Heart Is, and for Some, It’s in a Big Steel Box

09 Oct 2015 - A Dutch architect said he expects to see more housing projects built from a re-purposed steel product – shipping containers.

ArcelorMittal Plans Upgrades to Canadian Bar Mill

09 Oct 2015 - ArcelorMittal Montreal will spend CA$27 million to update the finishing line at its Longueuil bar mill, boosting the mill's capacity by 25%, the company has announced.

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