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Steel Company Revives Scottish Plate Mills

28 Sep 2016 - Liberty Steel has recommissioned two affiliated plate mills in Scotland and is looking to eventually increase production to 500,000 metric tons annually, according to the Reuters news service.

Researchers Developing High Silicon Steel That's Less Brittle -- And Less Expensive

28 Sep 2016 - The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a US$3.8 million grant to a research team that is helping to create smaller and more powerful electric motors based on a developmental electrical steel.

Chilean Steelmaker Produces First Heat of Nanotech Rebar Steel

27 Sep 2016 - MMFX Technologies Corp. has established a production partnership with CAP Steel, which has produced its first heat of MMFX’s ChrōmX 9100 concrete-reinforcing steel at its Huachipato plant in Talcahuano, Chile, according to announcement.

POSCO Trades the Safety Goggles for Electronic Goggles Through Virtual Tours

27 Sep 2016 - Using some emerging technology, POSCO is giving its customers a chance to see its steel plants without having to travel to them.

Chinese Steel Production Proving Difficult to Curb

27 Sep 2016 - If China really intends to cut its excess steelmaking capacity, then the effort is off to a lousy start, reports the Bloomberg news service.

Steelmaker Completes Improvements to Furnace Emissions System

26 Sep 2016 - Italy’s Acciaierie Bertoli Safau SpA has upgraded its emissions treatment capabilities, adding a system to better control the release of dioxins.

Tata Steel Opens Pension Talks with Labor Representatives

26 Sep 2016 - Tata Steel executives are meeting with labor leaders at its U.K. steel works as the steelmaker looks for an agreement on changes to its pension plan, according to reports.

Kito, Konecranes Ending Alliance, But Not Relationship

26 Sep 2016 - Japan’s Kito Corp. is dissolving its strategic alliance with Konecranes so that it can bid on Konecranes' hoist and crane components business, which is being divested as part of a separate deal, the companies have announced.

Essar Algoma Lenders, Bondholders Set Recapitalization Plan

23 Sep 2016 - A majority of Essar Steel Algoma’s term lenders have settled on a recapitalization plan with the company’s bondholders, the Canadian steelmaker has announced.

'It's Never Easy to Resolve This Issue,' Says OECD Steel Committee Chairman

23 Sep 2016 - The outgoing chairman of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s steel committee says “many difficulties lie ahead” as the world looks for agreements to bring steelmaking capacity in line with demand.

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