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Linde, Praxair Reach Outline Agreement on Merger

24 May 2017 - U.S-based Praxair Inc. and Germany’s Linde AG have reached an agreement in principle to merge through an all-stock deal, creating the world’s largest industrial gases supplier.

Filter Products Company Appoints New Chief Executive

24 May 2017 - Filtration products maker and services provider Micronics Filtration Holdings Inc. has named Bernard C. "Bernie" Faulkner as president and chief executive officer of its engineered filtration group, the company has announced.

Missouri Legislators Open Special Session Debate on Bill to Aid Mill Project

22 May 2017 - After adjourning their regular legislative session earlier this month, Missouri lawmakers were summoned back to the capital on Monday to debate a bill aimed at luring a new steel mill to the state’s southeast region. 

Danieli Wins Order for Sampling Robots

22 May 2017 - Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. has ordered two robotic samplers to serve the ladle furnaces at the company’s facility in Blytheville, Ark., USA. 

NLMK Lands Multi-Year Raw Material Supply Agreement

22 May 2017 - Integrated Russian steelmaker NLMK has signed a long-term agreement to supply raw materials to one of the world’s largest cement manufacturers. 

India Now Is World's Second-Biggest Producer of Stainless Steel

22 May 2017 - Global stainless steel production rose 10.2% in 2016 to a record 45.8 million metric tons, according to data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum. 

POSCO Looks to Create 'One-Stop Shop" For Components Verification With New Lab

19 May 2017 - South Korea-based POSCO has cut the ribbon a new components-forming laboratory at is global research and development center in Songdo. 

North American OCTG Demand Lifts TMK Profits

19 May 2017 - Russian tubemaker TMK posted a US$42 million profit in the first quarter of 2017, buoyed by an improving oil and gas market in North America.  

Nucor Bar Mill Puts New Reheat Furnace on Order

19 May 2017 - Nucor Corp. has ordered a reheat furnace from SMS group as part of a US$85 million upgrade to its Ohio bar mill. 

Kentucky Scrap Facility Wins OSHA Safety Recognition

19 May 2017 - U.S.-based River Metals Recycling has announced that its Somerset, Ky., scrap yard has earned a special safety certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 

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