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Steelworkers Approve New Labor Agreement With Cliffs Natural Resources

30 Sep 2016 - Members of the United Steelworkers union have ratified a three-year labor agreement with iron ore producer Cliffs Natural Resources, the company announced on Thursday.

Taiwanese Rebar Maker Itself for Continuous Rolling

30 Sep 2016 - Taiwan’s Tung Ho has ordered a new continuous billet welder for its Taoyuan bar mill, enabling the facility to operate in endless rolling mode.

AIST Announces Expansion of Global Headquarters

30 Sep 2016 - The Association for Iron & Steel Technology is acquiring full ownership of its shared headquarters, a move that will accomodtae fututre growth of the association, the association has announced.

SAIL Develops Special Cold-Weather Steel

30 Sep 2016 - The Steel Authority of India Ltd. has developed a type of steel designed specifically for use in extremely cold environments and has shipped its first order, reports the Business Standard newspaper.

Steel Company Revives Scottish Plate Mills

28 Sep 2016 - Liberty Steel has recommissioned two affiliated plate mills in Scotland and is looking to eventually increase production to 500,000 metric tons annually, according to the Reuters news service.

Researchers Developing High Silicon Steel That's Less Brittle -- And Less Expensive

28 Sep 2016 - The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a US$3.8 million grant to a research team that is helping to create smaller and more powerful electric motors based on a developmental electrical steel.

Chilean Steelmaker Produces First Heat of Nanotech Rebar Steel

27 Sep 2016 - MMFX Technologies Corp. has established a production partnership with CAP Steel, which has produced its first heat of MMFX’s ChrōmX 9100 concrete-reinforcing steel at its Huachipato plant in Talcahuano, Chile, according to announcement.

POSCO Trades the Safety Goggles for Electronic Goggles Through Virtual Tours

27 Sep 2016 - Using some emerging technology, POSCO is giving its customers a chance to see its steel plants without having to travel to them.

Chinese Steel Production Proving Difficult to Curb

27 Sep 2016 - If China really intends to cut its excess steelmaking capacity, then the effort is off to a lousy start, reports the Bloomberg news service.

Steelmaker Completes Improvements to Furnace Emissions System

26 Sep 2016 - Italy’s Acciaierie Bertoli Safau SpA has upgraded its emissions treatment capabilities, adding a system to better control the release of dioxins.

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