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World's Biggest Steelmaker Looks to Become Even Bigger

30 Jun 2016 - ArcelorMittal and Italy’s Marcegaglia SpA have put down an offer on the country’s troubled Ilva steelworks in the city of Taranto, ArcelorMittal has announced.

Proposed 10M-Ton Mill Wins Environmental Approval

27 Jun 2016 - The Indian government has given environmental clearances to an integrated steel plant that JSW Steel is proposing to build in the state of Jharkhand.

Steelworkers Accept Three-Year Labor Agreement with ArcelorMittal

23 Jun 2016 - The United Steelworkers union has ratified a three-year labor deal with ArcelorMittal USA, the union announced on Thursday.

U.S. Steel Canada, Essar Algoma Mills Won't Shut in Proposed Merger, Says Investment Firm

22 Jun 2016 - The investment firm planning to buy Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma has confirmed that it also is bidding on U.S. Steel Canada and intends to merge the two steelmakers, reports The (Toronto) Globe and Mail newspaper.

Billiton Forecasts Increased Demand for Coking Coal

21 Jun 2016 - BHP Billiton Ltd. said it believes that a rise in steel production from emerging economies – India’s economy especially – will drive long-term demand growth for coking coal, reports the Bloomberg news service.

U. S. Steel Investigating Incident at Edgar Thomson Plant

21 Jun 2016 - Firefighters were summoned to a fire at United States Steel Corp.’s Edgar Thomson plant on Monday evening, according to reports.

Tata Steel Might Break Up U.K. Business

20 Jun 2016 - Tata Steel announced in March that it would look to exit the United Kingdom and sell its strip business there, saying that it no longer saw a profitable future for the operation. Later, though, reports emerged that it may hold onto the business after all.

Report: Investment Firm Hopes to Merge the former Stelco, Essar Steel Algoma

20 Jun 2016 - A New York-based private equity firm has plans to acquire two ailing Canadian steelmakers and merge the businesses, reports The Hamilton Spectator newspaper.

Essar Steel Algoma Accepts Sale Bid From Investment Firm, Lenders

17 Jun 2016 - A consortium made up of an American private equity firm and a group of lenders has reached an agreement to acquire Essar Steel Algoma, the Canadian steelmaker announced on Friday.

China Acquisition of Unprofitable Serbian Mill Undermines Efforts to Reduce Global Overcapacity, Says EUROFER

17 Jun 2016 - As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Serbia this week, the European Steel Association is raising objections over the sale of Serbia’s largest steel mill to a state-owned producer in China.

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