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Primetals Technologies Expands Industry 4.0 Offerings Through Predictive Maintenance Collaboration

19 Apr 2018 - Primetals Technologies is partnering with a U.S.-based firm specializing in predictive maintenance for the steel industry, creating a business collaboration that will cut a wide swath through the maintenance services market. 

Here's How Much the World Steel Association Expects Demand to Grow This Year

18 Apr 2018 - Momentum in the global economic recovery is forecasted to lift worldwide steel demand by 1.8% this year, according to the World Steel Association. 

EU: Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Imperil Economic Growth

18 Apr 2018 - President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum are endangering global economic growth, European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Wednesday.  

Idled Since 2015, Brazilian Blast Furnace Returns to Service

18 Apr 2018 - Brazil’s Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais has restarted an idled blast furnace as it looks to capture benefits from improvements in the economy and steel consumption, the company said Tuesday. 

POSCO CEO to Step Down

18 Apr 2018 - POSCO chief executive Kwon Oh-joon has agreed to resign his post two years before his term expires, reports the Nikkei Asian Review. 

Nucor's Top Raw Materials Exec Announces Retirement

17 Apr 2018 - Longtime Nucor executive Jim Darsey said he’ll retire on 9 June, concluding a 39-year career with the company. 

U. S. Steel Appoints Two to Executive Team

17 Apr 2018 - United States Steel Corporation attorney Richard L. Fruehauf has been named vice president of strategic planning and corporate development, the steelmaker said Monday. 

Electrosteel Acquisition Wins Tribunal Approval

17 Apr 2018 - Indian officials have approved ore miner Vedanta Resources' offer to acquire Electrosteel Steels Ltd., becoming the first of 12 companies forced into insolvency by India’s central bank to reach this stage. 

Slovenian Steelmaker Receives New Ladle Car

17 Apr 2018 - SIJ Ravne Systems, part of Slovenia’s SIJ Group, has built and installed a new ladle transfer car for sister company SIJ Acroni, turning around the project in four months, the company said. 

Outokumpu Broadens Marketing Agreement with German Steelmaker

17 Apr 2018 - Stainless steel manufacturer Outokumpu is expanding its relationship with Germany’s Böllinghaus Steel, which will distribute certain Outokumpu bar products in Germany and the United Kingdom through a new agreement.  

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