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Grupo Simec Slates Improvements to Bar Mill

09 Aug 2018 - Long products manufacturer Grupo Simec S.A.B. de C.V. is planning to overhaul its merchant bar mill in northern Mexico, reports the contractor on the project. 

CSN in Discussions to Sell European Mills

09 Aug 2018 - Brazil’s Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) said it is having advanced discussions about divesting its Portuguese sheet mill and its German long products mill, reports Kallanish Commodities. 

Project Aims to Improve Energy Recovery at Cogen Plant

08 Aug 2018 - A Polish cogeneration plant is installing a pair of energy recovery turbines in between blast furnace flues and the cogen plant itself, essentially putting the exhaust gases to work twice. 

ArcelorMittal USA Blast Furnace Knocked Off-Line

08 Aug 2018 - The No. 3 blast furnace at ArcelorMittal’s Indiana Harbor facility has taken an unplanned outage after its large bell fell in during a charge, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.

This Mill Once Faced Permanent Closure. Now It’s Growing. 

08 Aug 2018 - A Scottish plate mill that was rescued from closure by Sanjeev Gupta's Liberty Steel is now on track to produce more than 120,000 metric tons this year, and even more in the following year, reports The Scotsman newspaper. 

Algoma Moves To End Creditor Protection

06 Aug 2018 - After operating under creditor protection for more than two and a half years, Canada’s Algoma might be set to emerge under new ownership. 

Steelworkers Approve New Labor Deal At Ohio Mill

06 Aug 2018 - A United Steelworkers local has ratified a six-year labor agreement with Pennsylvania-based Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc., the company said Monday. 

AISI Throws Support Behind Emissions Standards Rewrite

06 Aug 2018 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) said it welcomes the Trump administration’s plan to revise fuel economy standards for cars and trucks. 

Heat Wave Forces Some Chinese Producers to Chill on Steel Production

06 Aug 2018 - A power shortage brought on by a heat wave has prompted production curtailments at some mills in China’s leading steelmaking province, according the Reuters news service. 

New Twist Develops in Long-Planned Minnesota Mine Project

03 Aug 2018 - The former Essar Steel Minnesota taconite project faces new uncertainty as a dispute over the project’s ownership has arisen, according to reports. 

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