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Plate Mill Restarts After Seven-Month Outage

08 Aug 2017 - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. has restarted the plate mill at its Oita Works more than seven months after a fire burned up an electrical room, the company has announced. 

thyssenkrupp Forms an Alternative to Tata Steel Europe Combination

02 Aug 2017 - thyssenkrupp is developing a Plan B to a proposed joint venture for its steel operations, reports the Bloomberg news service. 

ArcelorMittal to Expand Auto Steel Capacity Through European Investment

28 Jul 2017 - ArcelorMittal is planning expand its advanced automotive steel capacity through an investment of approximately US$112.8 million at two of its French mills. 

Danieli Wins Order for Wide Plate Mill

28 Jul 2017 - India’s Mishra Dhatu Nigam Ltd. has awarded a contract to Danieli for a wide plate mill.  

Report: thyssenkrupp CEO Wants Tata Deal By September

26 Jul 2017 - thyssenkrupp chief executive Heinrich Hiesinger is looking to strike a deal on merging the company’s steelmaking operations with Tata Steel’s European strip business by September, according to the Reuters news service. 

Nucor Awards Galvanizing Line Contract to SMS group

20 Jul 2017 - Nucor Corp. has awarded the contract for its planned US$176 million Kentucky galvanizing line to SMS group, the equipment supplier said on Thursday. 

Direct Quenching System Now in Service at Nucor Mill

19 Jul 2017 - Nucor Corp.'s Tuscaloosa, Ala., plant has put a Danieli direct quenching system into service, the equipment supplier said on Wednesday. 

Planned Outage Impacts Quarterly Production At EVRAZ North America

19 Jul 2017 - EVRAZ North America's crude steel production fell 8.3% between the first and second quarters of 2017 on account of a project outage. 

Tata, thyssenkrupp Leaders to Meet on Potential Steel Merger

05 Jul 2017 - thyssenkrupp chief executive Heinrich Hiesinger plans to meet with Tata Sons chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran this month to see if the two companies can put together a deal on merging their European steel operations, according to the German business newspaper Handelsblatt. 

Stelco Completes Sale and Exits Creditor Protection

03 Jul 2017 - U.S. investment firm Bedrock Industries has closed on its acquisition of Canada’s Stelco, officially bringing to an end a decade of United States Steel Corporation ownership and nearly three years of uncertainty under creditor protection. 

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