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Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Teams with Nippon Steel 

22 Jul 2024 - Nippon Steel Corp. has enlisted the help of former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as it works toward finalizing its US$14.9 billion acquisition of United States Steel Corporation, accord to the Reuters news service.  

INTECO Announces Start of New Mini-Mill 

22 Jul 2024 - Taiwanese specialty alloys maker Gloria Materials Technology Corp. has run the first heat in a new mini-mill supplied by INTECO. 

Danieli Service to Upgrade Italian Bloom Caster 

22 Jul 2024 - Italy’s Cogne Acciai Speciali has contracted Danieli Service for a modernization project at its Aosta facility, Danieli has announced. 

Tosyalı to Build World’s Largest DRI Plant in Libya

18 Jul 2024 - Turkish steelmaker Tosyalı have revealed plans to build what will be the world’s largest direct reduced iron (DRI) complex in Benghazi, Libya.

American Iron and Steel Institute-Backed Project Awarded US$6.37 Million EPA Grant

17 Jul 2024 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a team consisting of The University of Massachusetts Amherst, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) were selected to receive a grant to improve emissions documentation for steel production.

Ovako Invests EUR9 Million in Energy Efficiency Technology at Smedjebacken Mill

17 Jul 2024 - Ovako has tapped Hitachi Energy to supply a EUR9 million energy efficiency solution at its Smedjebacken, Sweden, steel mill, the steelmaker announced last week.

Rio Tinto Clears Final Hurdle to US$11.6 Billion Iron Ore Mine Development

16 Jul 2024 - Rio Tinto announced on Monday that it has received final approvals for its US$11.6 billion iron ore mine project in Western Africa.

Green Steel Startup Receives “Priority Project” Status by Spanish Government

16 Jul 2024 - Spanish startup Hydnum Steel announced that its planned EUR1.65 billion green steel mill has been named a “Priority Project” by the government of Castile-La Mancha.

Danieli Chosen to Supply Technology for Fossil-Free Mini-Mill

16 Jul 2024 - Danieli and SSAB have signed an Early Service Agreement (ESA) for the Luleå, Sweden, mini-mill project’s pre- and engineering phases.

Cleveland-Cliffs to Acquire Stelco for CA$3.4 Billion

15 Jul 2024 - This morning Cleveland-Cliffs announced a definitive agreement to acquire Canadian integrated steelmaker Stelco, a deal valued at CA$3.4 billion (US$2.5 billion).

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