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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.

China Says It Might Challenge U.S. Import Duties

28 Jun 2016 - China’s commerce ministry, which has said America’s imposition of import duties on certain steel products is protectionist, now says it might sue the country through the World Trade Organization, according to the Reuters news service.

U.S. Cold Rolled Producers Injured by Imports, U.S. Trade Commission Finds

22 Jun 2016 - American producers have been harmed by unfairly traded imports of cold rolled sheet from China and Japan, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Wednesday.

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.

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.

ArcelorMittal Exploring Divestment of French Steel Businesses

20 Jun 2016 - ArcelorMittal is looking at selling a stake in a French subsidiary while it explores a sale of a wire unit, which also has operations in the country, according to the Reuters news service.

Allegheny Technologies JV Orders New Cold Mill to Make Super Thin and Very Wide Strip

15 Jun 2016 - Shanghai STAL Precision Stainless Steel Co. Ltd. has awarded a contract to the Fives industrial engineering group for a cold rolling mill capable of rolling ultra-thin stainless strip at full commercial widths, the company has announced.

Nucor Forecasts Higher Profits in Second Quarter

15 Jun 2016 - Nucor Corp. expects its second-quarter earnings to increase 66 percent, if not more, on rising shipments and prices, the steelmaker said on Wednesday.

Essar Steel Algoma Reconsiders Sale, Might Restructure From Within Instead

14 Jun 2016 - Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma Inc., which is operating under creditor protection as it looks for a buyer, said it is now exploring whether to reorganize on its own, reports The (Toronto) Globe and Mail newspaper.

Ohio Sheet Processor Expands Pickling Line's Capabilities

14 Jun 2016 - U.S.-based steel processor Heidtman Steel has upgraded a pickling line by adding dry lube capabilities, the company has announced.

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