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POSCO Trades the Safety Goggles for Electronic Goggles Through Virtual Tours

27 Sep 2016 - Using some emerging technology, POSCO is giving its customers a chance to see its steel plants without having to travel to them.

Steelmaker Completes Improvements to Furnace Emissions System

26 Sep 2016 - Italy’s Acciaierie Bertoli Safau SpA has upgraded its emissions treatment capabilities, adding a system to better control the release of dioxins.

Kito, Konecranes Ending Alliance, But Not Relationship

26 Sep 2016 - Japan’s Kito Corp. is dissolving its strategic alliance with Konecranes so that it can bid on Konecranes' hoist and crane components business, which is being divested as part of a separate deal, the companies have announced.

Harsco Wins US$40 Million Contract with South American Steelmaker

19 Sep 2016 - Mill contractor Harsco Corp. has signed a new US$40 million agreement with Chile’s largest steelmaker, CAP Huachipato, Harsco announced on Monday.

Linde, Praxair Call Off Merger Discussions

12 Sep 2016 - Industrial gas suppliers Linde AG and Praxair Inc. have ended merger discussions, the companies confirmed on Monday.

Danieli to Upgrade Turkish Meltshop

31 Aug 2016 - Turkey’s Kroman Çelik Sanayil is upgrading the injection system and installing Danieli’s Q-Melt Automatic EAF technology in its meltshop, Danieli has announced.

ArcelorMittal Plans Improvements to Jumbo Beam Mill

29 Aug 2016 - Danieli has won an order for upgrades to the finishing end of ArcelorMittal’s jumbo beam mill in Luxembourg, the equipment manufacturer has announced.

In Indiana, Steelworkers Rally Over U. S. Steel Layoffs, and ArcelorMittal Advances Optimization Plan

26 Aug 2016 - The United Steelworkers union is rallying this afternoon in downtown Gary, Ind., protesting U. S. Steel Corp.’s decision to layoff approximately three dozen maintenance workers at the Gary Works, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.

Konecranes Says Its Hoist Business Can Stand on Its Own Financially

24 Aug 2016 - Had it been a stand-alone entity, Konecranes’ STAHL CraneSystems business would have posted earnings of EUR30 million before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in 2015, the company said on Thursday.

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.

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