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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.  

Hyundai Steel Signs Off on New Long Steel Rolling Mills

06 Apr 2018 - South Korea’s Hyundai Steel has issued final acceptance certificates on two bar mills installed at its Dangjin plant.   

Gerdau Finalizes Divestment of Texas Mill

03 Apr 2018 - Gerdau SA has completed the sale of its Beaumont, Texas, wire rod mill and two downstream facilities to an entity affiliated with Florida-based Wire Mesh Corp. 

Workers Begin Reviving Idled Wire Rod Mill

03 Apr 2018 - The first group of United Steelworkers reported back to work today at the Liberty Steel Georgetown wire rod mill in South Carolina, becoming the first to clock in there since the facility closed in 2015. 

Union Remains Hopeful for Deal to Save Hamilton Specialty Bar

29 Mar 2018 - Even as Canadian SBQ manufacturer Hamilton Specialty Bar (2007) Inc. faces liquidation, talks are continuing with a potential buyer who intends to continue operating the business, and the United Steelworkers union remains optimistic that a deal can be struck, reports Canadian news radio station AM900 CHML. 

Primetals Technologies Finishes Upgrades to Georgia Caster

29 Mar 2018 - Gerdau’s sections mill in Cartersville, Ga., USA, has completed modifications to its 4-strand caster and has put the machine back into service, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

Deadline to Save Canadian Bar Maker Passes Without an Offer

27 Mar 2018 - Canadian SBQ maker Hamilton Specialty Bar (2007) Inc. is to be liquidated after a would-be buyer failed to finalize an offer for the business. 

Deadline for Hamilton Specialty Bar Sale Draws Near

22 Mar 2018 - An investment firm is scrambling to finalize a bid for insolvent SBQ maker Hamilton Specialty Bar in Canada before a deadline Monday. 

Japan's Largest Steelmaker Extends International Reach With Ovako Acquisition

15 Mar 2018 - Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (NSSMC) is acquiring Swedish specialty steelmaker Ovako AB for an undisclosed amount. 

Nucor Contracts with SMS group for Illinois Bar Mill

14 Mar 2018 - SMS group has been awarded a contract to build Nucor Corp.’s planned merchant bar mill at its existing Kankakee bar plant in Illinois. 

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