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Steel Industry Urged to Embrace Innovation, and Quickly

17 May 2016 - United States Steel Corporation chief executive Mario Longhi issued a challenge to the steel industry, saying that it must innovate or run the risk of being displaced by other materials.

AIST's Annual Trade Show to See One of Its Best Turnouts

15 May 2016 - More than 7,500 people are expected to attend the Association for Iron & Steel Technology’s annual conference and exposition, AISTech, which informally opened Sunday in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Tata Sets its Eye on Seven Bids -- Maybe More -- for U.K. Business

11 May 2016 - Seven preliminary offers for Tata Steel’s U.K. business have passed an initial review and will receive further consideration from the company. And it may add others to the list, Tata has announced.

Steel Companies Look to Buy Italian Steel Works

09 May 2016 - Italian steel processor Marcegaglia Group and ArcelorMittal have made an offer for the Ilva mill, Italy’s largest steel works, reports the Reuters new agency.

Metals Trader Completes Acquisition of Scottish Plate Mills

28 Apr 2016 - Metals trading firm Liberty House has closed on its acquisition of two Tata Steel plate mills in Scotland, the firm has announced.

Losses Continue to Mount for United States Steel Corp.

26 Apr 2016 - United States Steel Corp. posted a first-quarter net loss of US$340 million on Tuesday and announced that it filed a Section 337 petition seeking to bar unfairly traded, Chinese-made steel products from entering the country.

Kentucky Hopes to Prompt AK Steel to Relight Ashland Blast Furnace

15 Apr 2016 - Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a bill meant to entice flat rolled maker AK Steel Corp. to relight the blast furnace at its Ashland Works, according to the Associated Press.

U.K. Government Might Consider Investment in Tata Steel Sale

12 Apr 2016 - The U.K. government might “co-invest” with whomever acquires Tata Steel’s U.K. operation, according to reports.

Tata Steel, Investment Firm Shake Hands on Sale of Long Products Business

11 Apr 2016 - Tata Steel has reached a deal to sell its European long products business to private investment firm Greybull Capital, the company has announced.

Report: Tata May Have Hard Time Finding Buyer for U.K. Business

07 Apr 2016 - After Tata Steel announced that it would look to divest its U.K. business last week, the hope has been for a quick sale to a buyer with a turn-around plan.

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