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Healthier Markets Push Up Gerdau's Q3 Profits

13 Nov 2017 - Rising shipments and increased and sales, along with a companywide effort to reduce costs, lifted Gerdau SA’s third-quarter profits by 53%, the company reported. 

Accumulating Scrap in China Could Reduce Demand for Coal, Coke

09 Nov 2017 - China’s scrap reservoir could more than double over the next eight years and enable a rise in electric arc furnace steelmaking – and drive a reduction in iron ore, coal and coke demand, according to Joseph Poveromo, president of Raw Materials & Ironmaking Global Consulting.

Tenova Sees Growing EAF Market in China

30 Oct 2017 - Over the last eight months, Tenova has won contracts to install six electric arc furnaces at Chinese steel mills, reflecting a shift in the production route there, the company said. 

Italian Mill Orders Remotely Operated Taphole Equipment

13 Oct 2017 - Italy’s Acciaierie Bertoli Safau has ordered an equipment package that will eliminate the need to man the eccentric bottom taphole sump panel. 

Primetals Completes Overhaul of Rebar Mill

11 Oct 2017 - Russian long products manufacturer Abinsk Electric Steel has completed an overhaul of its meltshop and billet caster, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

U.S. Graphite Electrode Plants Sold to Japanese Manufacturer

04 Oct 2017 - Graphite electrode manufacturer Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd. has acquired SGL Carbon’s U.S. graphite electrode business for about US$114.4 million, giving the Japanese manufacturer a production presence in North America. 

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