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UAW Members Approve New AK Steel Labor Agreement

15 Jul 2019 - Union employees at AK Steel Corp.’s Butler works in Pennsylvania have ratified a three-year labor contract with the company.

Mill Contract Sets Investment to Support Nucor Mill

15 Jul 2019 - Mill services contractor TMS International is building a facility in Sedalia, Mo., USA, to serve Nucor Corp.’s new micro-mill, the company has announced.

Nippon Steel Plans Divestments to Raise Cash

15 Jul 2019 - Japan’s Nippon Steel Corp. plans to sell off as much as US$1.85 billion worth of assets to help pay for its acquisition of Essar Steel in India and other things, reports The Nikkei Asian Review.

NLMK Opens Gas Recovery Plant

15 Jul 2019 - NLMK Group has put a RUB4.6 billion (US$73.4 million) by-products recovery plant into service at its Lipetsk site in Russia, the steelmaker has said.

Salzgitter Greenlights New Galvanizing Line, Signs SMS group to Project

11 Jul 2019 - Salzgitter AG will proceed with the installation of a third galvanizing line at its Salzgitter Flachstahl mill and has chosen SMS group to build it, the company announced Thursday. 

Primetals Technologies Sees Increasing Demand for Caster Optimization Packages

11 Jul 2019 - Primetals Technologies has reached a new sales milestone, signing a contract to install its 150th level 2 process automation package for continuous casters in the last 10 years.  

Danieli Inks Contracts for Rolling Mill, EAF Packages

11 Jul 2019 - Two Chinese steel producers have placed separate orders with Danieli for a new rebar mill and a scrap charging technology package. 

Samuel, Son & Co. Names New CEO

09 Jul 2019 - A veteran metals executive is set to take over leadership of Ontario-based metals distributor and fabricator Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd. later this summer.  

Chinese Steelmaker Implements New Production Management System 

09 Jul 2019 - China’s MaSteel has gone live with a new production management system that will coordinate activity on 50 lines at five plants, according to the system vendor, PSI Group. 

SMS group, Voith Team Up to Create IoT Solutions 

09 Jul 2019 - Industry suppliers SMS group and Voith have struck up a partnership to cooperatively develop Industrial Internet of Things platforms.  

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