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Iranian Steel Exports Set New Record

25 Apr 2016 - Iran exported a record 4.1 million metric tons of steel in the previous Persian calendar year, reports Iran's FARS News Agency.

ArcelorMittal Idles Indiana Hot Strip Mill

01 Apr 2016 - In the latest of it capacity-cutting efforts, ArcelorMittal has shut down the 84-inch hot strip mill at its Indiana Harbor facility in Indiana, a union official tells The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.

Evraz Plans Further Curtailments at Colorado Mill

21 Mar 2016 - After announcing plans to indefinitely idle the seamless tube mill at its Colorado plant, Evraz North America has said it will temporarily halt steelmaking and idle the rail mill there as well, according to reports.

U. S. Steel Idling Tube Mills, Laying Off Nearly 800

18 Mar 2016 - United States Steel Corporation is temporarily idling tube mills in Texas and Alabama and laying off nearly 800 salaried and hourly employees, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Danieli Wins Order for Canadian Bar Mill Upgrades

17 Mar 2016 - Danieli has been awarded a contract to install a new finishing end at ArcelorMittal’s Longueuil bar mill in the Canadian province of Quebec, the mill builder has announced.

China Intends to Idle More than 200 Mills in its Steelmaking Center

09 Mar 2016 - The Hebei province, China's steelmaking heartland, will close 60 percent of its steel mills by 2020 as part of the country's effort to curb excess capacity, reports Chinese business and finance magazine Caixin.

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