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New Cooling Stack On Order for Pilot Process Plant

24 May 2016 - A German plant engineering firm is building a new and larger gas cooling section for the Hlsarna steelmaking process pilot plant in the Netherlands, the company has announced.

TPC Wire & Cable Signs Distribution Agreement in Korea

24 May 2016 - U.S.-based TPC Wire & Cable Corp. has signed a distributor agreement with South Korea’s Broland Korea Co. Ltd., it has announced.

China Trying to Discourage Steel Exports, Industry Group Says

24 May 2016 - Exports of Chinese-made steel are being driven by market forces and rose last year in spite of government action intended to reduce incentives for selling overseas, the China Iron & Steel Association said, according to the Reuters news agency.

Iron Ore Producers Should Focus on the Long Term With China's Steel Mills, Says CISA

20 May 2016 - China Iron & Steel Association Secretary General Liu Zhenjiang said iron ore miners should seek longer-term, mutually beneficial supply deals with Chinese steel mills, instead to trying to turn a profit on short-term price increases, according to Platts.

Measurements Lab Completes Refurbishment of Deadweight Machine

20 May 2016 - Technicians have completed a 16-month project to refurbish the world’s largest deadweight machine, according to the U.S.-based National Institute of Standards and Technology.

AIST Appoints New Board President, Officers

20 May 2016 - The general manager of America’s largest integrated steel works has been named president of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, the association has announced.

Financing Costs, Used Auto Supply Likely to Restrain Growth in New Car Sales, Says SDI Executive

18 May 2016 - Steelmakers are continuing to look to the automotive market as source of healthy demand, but one steel executive said he’s not as bullish as others when it comes to auto sales forecasts in the U.S.

U.S. OCTG Market Remains a Good Long-Term Play, Says Tubemaker

18 May 2016 - Even with the U.S. rig count flirting with the 400 mark, TMK IPSCO chairman and chief executive Piotr Galitzine said long-term opportunities in America’s shale-based energy market remains.

Commerce Department Slaps Chinese Cold Rolled Steel With Duties of More than 500 Percent

18 May 2016 - The U.S. Department of Commerce is imposing duties of more than 500 percent on Chinese-made cold rolled steel, an action likely to ratchet up trade tensions between the countries.

Columbus Castings Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

18 May 2016 - America’s largest single-site foundry and its parent company have filed for bankruptcy protection and the plant is to be sold to an unidentified buyer, according to Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review.

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