06 Feb 2017 -
United States Steel Corp. said it will invest US$200 million in its mills during the next several years, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.
03 Feb 2017 -
Essar Steel Algoma chief executive Kalyan Ghosh issued a statement Friday criticizing his company’s corporate parent, calling it “opportunistic” for making another pass at the business during late-stage negotaions with a potential buyer.
30 Jan 2017 -
A Tata Steel executive said the company will seek board approval for plans to expand a planned second phase of construction on its new Kalinganagar Works sometime by the midpoint of the year.
27 Jan 2017 -
Kobe Steel Ltd. has installed a new continuous caster and expanded a bloom mill at its integrated Kakogawa Works in western Japan, enabling a 65.5 billion yen consolidation (US$570 million) of its steelmaking operations.
26 Jan 2017 -
The judge presiding over Essar Steel Algoma’s creditor protection case has told union officials to refrain from speaking publicly about negotiations and possible labor actions, reports the local news website SooToday.com
20 Jan 2017 -
Less than a year after acquiring Serbia’s Zelezara Smederevo steel works, China’s Hesteel Group said it has returned the facility to profitability, reports Xinhua, China’s official news agency.
17 Jan 2017 -
The Soo Locks, which are a vital link between Lake Superior and the other Great Lakes, have closed for annual maintenance, marking the end of the 2016 shipping season. And while overall cargo volumes were down, iron ore shipments increased 7.8 percent, reports the MLive news site.
27 Dec 2016 -
Chile’s Compania Siderurgica Huachipato S.A. has ordered a new basic oxygen furnace (LD converter) for its Talcahuano facility from Primetals Technologies.