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Tata Steel Opens Pension Talks with Labor Representatives

26 Sep 2016 - Tata Steel executives are meeting with labor leaders at its U.K. steel works as the steelmaker looks for an agreement on changes to its pension plan, according to reports.

Essar Algoma Lenders, Bondholders Set Recapitalization Plan

23 Sep 2016 - A majority of Essar Steel Algoma’s term lenders have settled on a recapitalization plan with the company’s bondholders, the Canadian steelmaker has announced.

Investment Firm Takes a Step Toward Acquiring U.S. Steel Canada

23 Sep 2016 - The Ontario provincial government and an American investment firm have set broader terms of a restructuring plan for U. S. Steel Canada Inc., which has been operating under creditor protection for two years.

Union Workers at Republic Steel Ratify Labor Agreement

19 Sep 2016 - Members of the United Steelworkers have ratified a new, three-year labor agreement with Republic Steel, the union has announced.

Blaming Soft Plate Market, Essar Algoma Cuts Workforce

06 Sep 2016 - Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma is laying off more than six dozen employees owing to weakness in the plate markets, reports the online

Hebei Iron & Steel Begins Boosting Sales, Production at Serbian Mill

30 Aug 2016 - Nearly two months after acquiring Serbia’s ailing Železara Smederevo steel works, Hebei Iron & Steel has managed to lift the facility’s monthly sales and is targeting 1.7 million tons of production in 2017, reports Xinhua, China’s official news agency.

Vietnamese Steelmaker Announces Plans for Mammoth US$10.6B Works

30 Aug 2016 - Vietnam’s Hoa Sen Group plans to build a giant US$10.6 billion steel works whose targeted capacity would exceed the country’s total production in 2015, reports the online VN Express News.

Billions of Rupees Committed to a New Mill, Plans for Another Set Aside

26 Aug 2016 - India’s JSW Steel plans to commit the equivalent of US$7.5 billion to build a large steel works in the state of Odisha, reports the Business Standard newspaper.

In Indiana, Steelworkers Rally Over U. S. Steel Layoffs, and ArcelorMittal Advances Optimization Plan

26 Aug 2016 - The United Steelworkers union is rallying this afternoon in downtown Gary, Ind., protesting U. S. Steel Corp.’s decision to layoff approximately three dozen maintenance workers at the Gary Works, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.

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