21 Jul 2016 -
Nucor executives are upbeat about the company’s US$29 million investment in a Texas plate mill, saying it is a well-run, well-equipped facility that will give Nucor access to new value-added niche markets.
13 Jul 2016 -
Washington-based Northwest Pipe Co. is closing its Denver, Colo., facility in an effort to reduce its steel water pipe production capacity, the company has announced.
27 Jun 2016 -
Baosteel Group Corp. and Wuhan Iron & Steel Group Corp., two of China’s largest steelmakers, are considering a merger, potentially creating a company that could rival No. 1 ArcelorMittal SA, according to reports.
23 Jun 2016 -
India’s coking coal demand is likely to increase by 45 percent by 2020 as the country looks to expand its steel production, according to The (India) Economic Times.
21 Jun 2016 -
BHP Billiton Ltd. said it believes that a rise in steel production from emerging economies – India’s economy especially – will drive long-term demand growth for coking coal, reports the Bloomberg news service.
15 Jun 2016 -
Shanghai STAL Precision Stainless Steel Co. Ltd. has awarded a contract to the Fives industrial engineering group for a cold rolling mill capable of rolling ultra-thin stainless strip at full commercial widths, the company has announced.
09 Jun 2016 -
Iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources will reopen an idled Minnesota mine two months sooner than planned after securing third- and fourth-quarter orders from a new customer, the company announced on Thursday.