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Australian Steelmaker Seeking AUD100 Million in Cost Cuts

01 Oct 2015 - Australia’s Arrium Ltd. is planning to cut jobs and overhaul operating practices at its Whyalla steel works in South Australia to save AUD 100 million as the company moves forward with the sale of its mining consumables business, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

Russia’s NLMK Upgrades Italian Plate Mill

01 Oct 2015 - NLMK has completed a round of upgrades to the press at its Verona, Italy, plate mill, the company has announced.

100 Years of Steelmaking Come to an End at Czech Mill

30 Sep 2015 - The owners of an integrated mill in the Czech Republic have ceased its steelmaking operations, but will continue to roll heavy plates.

Pakistani Rebar Manufacturer Triples Production Capacity With New Mill

29 Sep 2015 - Primetals Technologies has won an order to design and outfit a bar mill for Pakistan’s Amreli Steels Ltd., the company has announced.

ArcelorMittal to Spend EUR100 Million on Coke Oven Rebuild

28 Sep 2015 - ArcelorMittal will spend EUR100 million to rebuild two coke oven batteries at a Spanish steel works, ensuring compliance with environmental laws, the company has announced.

Tata Steel Mothballs Galvanizing Line at Welsh Mill

28 Sep 2015 - Tata Steel is idling one of two hot-dipped galvanizing lines at its coil coatings mill in Shotton, North Wales, according to the Daily Post newspaper.

Special Steel Manufacturer Put Into Administration

28 Sep 2015 - A U.K. special steel manufacturer has been placed in the hands of a court-appointed administrator while a buyer is sought for the business.

U.K.’s Second-Largest Steelmaker Closing English Steel Works

28 Sep 2015 - Thailand’s Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) said it will mothball its Redcar steel works in Teesside, England, and lay off approximately 1,700 employees -- most of its workforce.

As SSI Falters, U.K. Steelmakers Ask for Government Support

25 Sep 2015 - British steelmakers and labor unions have called on government to offer more help to the industry in the wake of the production halt at SSI UK’s Redcar mill.

Report: Gerdau May Acquire Stake in Indian Steelmaker

23 Sep 2015 - Lenders to India’s Visa Steel have decided to convert a large portion of the company’s debt into equity using the Reserve Bank of India’s strategic debt restructuring scheme, according to The Financial Express newspaper.

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