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This Isn't Hot Air: Praxair, Linde Discussing Possible Merger

16 Aug 2016 - Industrial gas supplier Praxair Inc. said it is discussing a possible merger with Germany’s Linde AG, the company announced on Tuesday.

Steel Dynamics Acquires Scrap Yards in Tennessee, Mississippi

15 Aug 2016 - Metals recycler Sims Metal Management Ltd. has divested certain scrap yards in the eastern United States, selling them to Steel Dynamics Inc. for an undisclosed amount, according to reports.

German EAF Mill Commissions New Furnace Manipulator

12 Aug 2016 - German specialty steelmaker BGH has commissioned an automatic temperature and sampling manipulator on an electric arc furnace at its Freital facility, according to the vendor on the project.

Scientist Suggests a New Steelmaking Ingredient: Used Tires

10 Aug 2016 - A scientist at the University of New South Wales in Australia says she has come up with a new use for old tires: grind them up and inject them as carbon into electric arc furnaces.

Harsco Establishes Operations at Egyptian Mill

09 Aug 2016 - Mill contractor Harsco Corp. will provide slag and scrap management services for an Egyptian steel mill under a new multiyear agreement, the company has announced.

Commerce Department Sets Duties on Hot Rolled Coil Imports

08 Aug 2016 - The U.S. Commerce Department will impose anti-dumping duties of between 3.7 and 34.3 percent on hot rolled coil from seven countries, the department has announced.

Nucor's Profits Rise in Second Quarter

21 Jul 2016 - Nucor Corp.’s second-quarter profit rose to US$233.8 million on and improving supply-side conditions, the company reported Thursday.

Nucor Expands Plate-Making Capabilities Through Acquisition

20 Jul 2016 - Nucor Corp. is acquiring a plate mill from a mining equipment manufacturer for about US$29 million, the steelmaker announced on Thursday.

Improving Flat Rolled Market Lifts Profits at Steel Dynamics

18 Jul 2016 - Steel Dynamics Inc. saw its second-quarter profits more than double due in part to improving conditions in the flat rolled sector, the company said on Monday.

Essar Minnesota Names New Chief Executive

15 Jul 2016 - Essar Steel Minnesota has named a new chief executive to help guide the company through Chapter 11 bankruptcy and to help it complete its US$1.9 billion taconite mine and pellet plant, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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