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ArcelorMittal Awards Contract for Coke Oven Rebuild

22 Jul 2016 - Engineering firm Paul Wurth has been tapped to rebuild the coking plant at ArcelorMittal’s integrated Gijon works in Spain, the company has announced.

Auto Parts Maker Orders 25-MN Forging Press

22 Jul 2016 - SMS group said it has won an order for a closed-die forging press from Turkey’s PARSAN Makina Parçaları Sanayii A.Ş., a key forged-parts supplier to the European automotive industry.

SDI Looks for New Paint Line to Start in Early 2017; Wins Quality Certification for Premium Rail

19 Jul 2016 - Construction of a new paint line at Steel Dynamics Inc.’s Columbus, Miss., plant is on budget and on schedule, chief executive Mark Millet said on Tuesday.

Big Data Yields Bigger Savings for Russia's MMK

19 Jul 2016 - A data science firm said it has helped Russia’s Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) save more than 3 million annually in steelmaking costs by applying predictive analytics to years of production data.

German Steelmaker Expands Capabilities With Bar Mill Improvements

15 Jul 2016 - SMS group has won a contract to expand a German special bar quality mill, the equipment maker has announced.

EVRAZ Begins Work on New Blast Furnace in Russia

15 Jul 2016 - Russia’s EVRAZ has begun building a US$170 million blast furnace at its Nizhny Tagil steel works, the company has announced.

Investment Firm Drops Plan to Acquire Canadian Steelmakers

14 Jul 2016 - A New York-based private equity firm has backed out of a deal to buy Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma and reportedly has dropped a separate bid for another major Canadian steelmaker, U. S. Steel Canada.

Royal Tractor Sold to Wisconsin Manufacturer

08 Jul 2016 - Royal Tractor Co. Inc., a Kansas-based manufacturer of materials handling equipment, has been sold for an undisclosed amount.

Fives Names New President of Machine Tool Manufacturing Unit

06 Jun 2016 - Longtime manufacturing executive Steve Thiry has been named president of production machinery manufacturer Fives Cincinnati, the company has announced.

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