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Liberty House Pulls U.S., U.K. Mills Out of the Mothballs

20 Feb 2018 - The United Kingdom’s Liberty House Group has restarted an idled electric arc furnace in England and said it plans to put a closed U.S. wire rod mill back into service within the next four months.

Grupo Simec Starts Up Mexican SBQ Mill

20 Feb 2018 - Grupo Simec’s new bar and rod mill in Apizaco, Mexico, has rolled its first billet, the equipment supplier on the project has announced. 

ArcelorMittal to Furnish Cryogenic Plate for U.S. Petrochemical Plant

20 Feb 2018 - ArcelorMittal has won an order for 770 metric tons worth of specialty steel plates from Royal Dutch Shell, the steelmaker said on Monday. 

U.S. Commerce Secretary Recommends Quotas, Tariffs to Control Imports

16 Feb 2018 - The U.S. Commerce Department has concluded that steel and aluminum imports threaten U.S. national security and should be restricted through hefty tariffs and quotas, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Friday.

AK Steel Signs With Harsco for Scrap Services

16 Feb 2018 - Mill services contractor Harsco Corp. said it has signed a seven-year agreement to begin providing scrap management services to AK Steel Corp.’s Mansfield, Ohio, Works. 

Steel Processor to Set Up Shop at Big River Steel

15 Feb 2018 - An Illinois-based private equity firm has plans to build a sheet processing plant at Big River Steel, the firm announced on Thursday. 

Trump Says He Might Use Tariffs, Quotas to Restrict Steel Imports

14 Feb 2018 - U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican and Democratic legislators on Tuesday that he is thinking about restricting steel and aluminum imports through tariffs, quotas or a combination of the two.

Trump Talks Trade with Lawmakers as Commerce Opens Another Steel Dumping Investigation

13 Feb 2018 - With roughly 60 days remaining for U.S. President Donald Trump to impose new import limitation on steel, Trump is meeting today with legislators to discuss the pending decision, according to the Reuters news service. 

IPSCO Sets Aside Initial Public Offering

12 Feb 2018 - IPSCO Tubulars has postponed its initial public offering, citing adverse market conditions.

ArcelorMittal Awards Strip Mill Contract to Primetals Technologies

09 Feb 2018 - Primetals Technologies has won an order for a hot strip mill and a hot skinpass mill from ArcelorMittal Mexico, the equipment supplier has announced. 

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