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Report: New USW Contracts Include Promises for Mill Investments

10 Dec 2018 - America’ s two largest integrated producers, United States Steel Corporation and ArcelorMittal USA, collectively will put $5.6 billion toward improvements at their mills as part of newly ratified  labor agreements.

SSAB Awards Contract for Hot Blast System Upgrade

10 Dec 2018 - SSAB has awarded a contract to Danieli Corus for the construction of a new hot blast stove for the No. 4 blast furnace at its Oxelösund plant in Sweden. 

China Steel Production Could Reach Record Level in 2018

10 Dec 2018 - A government consultancy is forecasting China’s crude steel production to reach a record 923 million metric tons this year, reports the Reuters news service. 

Algoma Exits Creditor Protection, Sets CA$300M Reinvestment Plan 

06 Dec 2018 - Canadian steelmaker Algoma Steel Inc. has emerged from creditor protection as an independent entity, ending three years of uncertainty about its future. 

Steel Processor to Move HQ, Plant Operations to Indiana

06 Dec 2018 - Flat-rolled steel processor Alliance Steel plans to spend US$19.7 million to move its headquarters from Illinois to Gary, Ind., USA.

Primetals Technologies to replace a second CAP ACERO converter

06 Dec 2018 - Compania Siderurgica Huachipato S.A. (CAP ACERO) has awarded Primetals Technologies a follow-up order to replace LD (BOF) converter #1 in its Talcahuano, Chile works following Primetals Technologies’ successful start-up of converter #2 in May 2018.

Synalloy Signs Deal to Acquire American Stainless Tubing Inc.

06 Dec 2018 - Stainless pipe maker Synalloy Corp. is acquiring North Carolina-based American Stainless Tubing Inc. (ASTI) for US$27 million to US$28 million, Synalloy has announced.  

Nucor Acquires Precision Castings Company in Mexico

05 Dec 2018 - Nucor Corp. is acquiring Mexican precision castings maker Corporacion POK S.A. de C.V. for an undisclosed amount, the steelmaker has said. 

ArcelorMittal Plant Turns Old Stoves to Steel Bike Racks

05 Dec 2018 - ArcelorMittal Poland’s Kraków plant is participating in a local civic program intended to promote cycling and cleaner air. 

Italian Long Products Maker Brings New Wire Rod Mill On-Line

05 Dec 2018 - Italy’s Pittini Group has rolled the first coil on a new high-speed wire rod mill at its Acciaierie di Verona plant. 

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