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Wire Rod Manufacturer Restarts Upgraded Mill

23 Aug 2016 - SMS group has successfully completed upgrades to a German wire rod mill, the equipment maker has announced.

EVRAZ Sees North American Sales for Rail, Tube Decline

19 Aug 2016 - Russia’s EVRAZ saw its sales fall nearly 28 percent in the first half of 2016, primarily on lower prices and weaker demand. But the second quarter brought about improving conditions, and the company is therefore “cautiously optimistic” about the second half, it said on Thursday.

Gerdau to Idle Kentucky Bar Mill

17 Aug 2016 - Gerdau is planning to idle its Calvert City, Ky., USA, bar mill by the end of November, blaming the world’s excess steelmaking capacity, according to reports.

Primetals Technologies Secures Order for Rolling Equipment

12 Aug 2016 - Czech steelmaker Třinecké železárny has awarded a contract to Primetals Technologies for a new billet stand and a combination saw for its plant in Třinec, Primetals has announced.

Hyundai Steel Signs Off on Bar Mill Upgrade

10 Aug 2016 - South Korea’s Hyundai Steel has issued the final acceptance certificate for a new 3-roll sizing mill at its bar mill in Pohang, according to the contractor on the project.

Harsco Establishes Operations at Egyptian Mill

09 Aug 2016 - Mill contractor Harsco Corp. will provide slag and scrap management services for an Egyptian steel mill under a new multiyear agreement, the company has announced.

Keystone Acquires South Carolina PC Strand Manufacturer

08 Aug 2016 - Keystone Consolidated Industries Inc. has acquired pre-stressed concrete (PC) strand maker Strand-Tech Martin Inc. for an undisclosed amount.

Steel Dynamics Completes US$114M Vulcan Acquisition

02 Aug 2016 - Steel Dynamics Inc. has finalized its acquisition of threaded rod manufacturer Vulcan Threaded Products Inc., the company has announced.

Nucor Executives See Much Potential in Texas Plate Mill Acquisition

21 Jul 2016 - Nucor executives are upbeat about the company’s US$29 million investment in a Texas plate mill, saying it is a well-run, well-equipped facility that will give Nucor access to new value-added niche markets.

British Steel Names Industry Veteran as Top Executive

20 Jul 2016 - Roland Junck, who once oversaw ArcelorMittal, has been named executive chairman of the new British Steel, the U.K. steelmaker announced on Thursday.

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