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Big River Calls Dibs on Site for Possible New Mill

25 Apr 2018 - Big River Steel has taken an option to lease an 800-acre site in Brownsville, Texas, for a possible US$1.6 billion mill. 

Work Gets Underway on New Special Steel Plant 

24 Apr 2018 - voestalpine on Tuesday broke ground on its advanced special steel plant in Kapfenberg, Austria, marking the start of a project that is expected to take three years to complete. 

Gerdau Promotes Executive as Head of North American Division

24 Apr 2018 - Gerdau SA has tapped an executive in its North American long products business to lead the division. 

Alton Steel Produces First Bar-in-Coil 

24 Apr 2018 - Illinois SBQ maker Alton Steel Inc. has coiled up the first bar on its newly installed coiler, the company said on Monday. 

AK Steel Earns Supplier Award from Big Three Automaker

24 Apr 2018 - General Motors Co. has recognized AK Steel Corp. as one of its 2017 suppliers of the year, the company said on Tuesday. 

Study: Smart Automation Is Coming, But the World Isn't Prepared for It

23 Apr 2018 - Although the business world is rapidly moving to adopt intelligent automation, the policy world is lagging in setting plans and creating programs to make the societal transition, according to new research from The Economist Intelligence Unit.   

voestalpine Marks the Start of Work on Hydrogen Plant

23 Apr 2018 - voestalpine has launched construction of a pilot-scale hydrogen electrolysis plant, a project that it hopes will pave the way for a carbon-free steelmaking. 

EU Seeks to Join China on Complaint Over Steel Tariffs

23 Apr 2018 - The European Union has asked to join China in its dispute over the U.S. decision to impose a 25% tariff on imported steel, the Reuters news service reports. 

Severstal Places 400K Ton Galvanizing Line Into Service

23 Apr 2018 - PAO Severstal’s Cherepovets mill has started up a new continuous galvanizing line and produced its first coil, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

Primetals Technologies Expands Industry 4.0 Offerings Through Predictive Maintenance Collaboration

19 Apr 2018 - Primetals Technologies is partnering with a U.S.-based firm specializing in predictive maintenance for the steel industry, creating a business collaboration that will cut a wide swath through the maintenance services market. 

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