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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.

Skyline Steel Adding Straight-Seam Welding to Mississippi Plant

18 Aug 2016 - Pilings maker Skyline Steel is investing US$15 million in its Iuka, Miss., plant to add additional pipe-making capabilities.

Harsco Promotes Longtime Employee to Executive Ranks

17 Aug 2016 - Mill services contractor Harsco has promoted a company veteran to the newly created role of chief operating officer in its metals and minerals unit.

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.

This Isn't Hot Air: Praxair, Linde Discussing Possible Merger

16 Aug 2016 - Industrial gas supplier Praxair Inc. said it is discussing a possible merger with Germany’s Linde AG, the company announced on Tuesday.

German EAF Mill Commissions New Furnace Manipulator

12 Aug 2016 - German specialty steelmaker BGH has commissioned an automatic temperature and sampling manipulator on an electric arc furnace at its Freital facility, according to the vendor on the project.

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.

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