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Quaker Chemical, Houghton International Agree to Merge

10 Apr 2017 - Metalworking fluids maker Quaker Chemical Corp. is acquiring Houghton International Inc. through a deal valued at more than US$1.4 billion. 

Former ThyssenKrupp Executive to Lead IMS Systems

03 Apr 2017 - Non-contact measurement systems maker IMS Systems Inc. has appointed a longtime metals executive and consultant to oversee its North American operations. 

ArcelorMittal Puts New Drag Chain Conveyor on Order

31 Mar 2017 - The AUMUND Group has won an order for a new double-strand, drag chain conveyor from ArcelorMittal Brazil. 

Fabricator Upgrades LSAW Line with Danieli Measuring System

30 Mar 2017 - Danieli has won an order for an automatic measuring system from Italian steel fabricator Cimolai, the equipment supplier has announced.

HarbisonWalker Selects Location for New Manufacturing Facility

29 Mar 2017 - Refractories maker HarbisonWalker International said it has chosen The Point Industrial Park in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio, has the home of its proposed monolithic refractories manufacturing facility. 

Big River's Newest Employee Is a Supercomputer

20 Mar 2017 - Big River Steel has contracted with a Silicon Valley start-up that will incorporate its supercomputer-powered machine learning technology into the steelmaker’s day-to-day operations, the companies announced on Monday.

Harsco Looks to Offer New Recycling Technologies Through Partnership

13 Mar 2017 - Mill contractor Harsco Corp. plans to introduce the mills it services to new wastewater and recycling technologies through a partnership with a U.K. firm specializing in water treatment.

Conveyor Roller Manufacturer Sold to Canada's Metal 7

02 Mar 2017 - Enduride, a Canadian manufacturer of conveyor rollers and idlers, has been acquired for an undisclosed amount, according to an announcement.  ​

Danieli Corus Ships First Hydraulic Gearbox for Blast Furnace Top-Charging Systems

27 Feb 2017 - Danieli Corus and Danieli Centro Metallics have shipped their first DANCU gearbox to a Ukrainian steel mill that is replacing its top-charging system. 

New Rotary Discharge Machine Put Into Service at Australian Steelworks

24 Feb 2017 - AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH has built and installed a new rotary discharge machine serving the coke handling system at BlueScope Steel Ltd.’s Port Kembla Works in New South Wales, Australia.

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