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Evraz Sees North American Production Fall in 2016

19 Jan 2017 - Weak demand for rail and tube, along with extended outages, led to a 24 percent decline in crude steel production at Evraz’s two North American mini-mills. 

Commercial Metals Adds Scrap Capacity in Southeastern U.S.

12 Jan 2017 - A subsidiary of long products manufacturer Commercial Metals Co. has an agreement to acquire seven scrap facilities from OmniSource Corp., the company has announced.

Texas Rebar Mill Sold to Japanese Steelmaker

22 Dec 2016 - Japan’s Kyoei Steel Ltd. has acquired a Texas rebar mill for approximately US$52 million, the company said on Thursday.

SMS Completes First Round of Upgrades to Exhaust System at Swedish Mill

21 Dec 2016 - Swedish tool steel maker Uddeholm AB is modernizing the EAF offgas system at its Hagfors site and has completed the first phase of work, according to the vendor on the project.

Big River Rolls Out Its First Coil

14 Dec 2016 - Big River Steel has fired up the meltshop and hot mill at its US$1.3 billion facility and has produced its first coil, the steelmaker announced on Wednesday.

SAIL Fires Up New Silicomanganese Furnace

13 Dec 2016 - Steel Authority of India Ltd. has announced that its Chandrapur ferroalloy plant has begun ramping up a new silicomanganese furnace, said to be India’s largest.

SMS Wraps Up Project on German EAF

05 Dec 2016 - SMS group has completed upgrades to an electric arc furnace at Germany’s Georgsmarienhütte GmbH, the equipment manufacturer has announced.

Former Wheeling-Pitt Mill Gets a New Owner, and a New Lease on Life

30 Nov 2016 - A shuttered mill that once belonged to Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel has been sold to an entity that intends to return it to service.

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