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Ovako Has Completed Acquisition of Tibnor Oy in Finland

01 Apr 2015 - Ovako has completed its acquisition of Tibnor Oy following approval from the European Commission and the competition authorities in Finland and Estonia.

China’s Zenith Steel Revamps Complete Rod Outlet With Primetals Technologies

01 Apr 2015 - • Product line expanded into high carbon market. • First Optimesh system installed in China for increased cooling. • Upgrade increases rolling speed to 110 m/s for greater production.

AK Steel's Zanesville Works Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance

01 Apr 2015 - AK Steel's Zanesville (Ohio) Works has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene.

Woodings Chosen to Fill Major Blast Furnace Order

01 Apr 2015 - Woodings Industrial Corp., a worldwide leader in the manufacture of metals industry equipment, has been selected to design, manufacture and install a substantial amount of equipment that will be a part of a leading steel producer’s rebuild of its “A” blast furnace at its southern Illinois facility.

EU Levies Import Duties on Stainless Flats from China and Taiwan

01 Apr 2015 - The European Commission has imposed provisional anti-dumping duties of up to 25.2 % on stainless steel cold rolled flat (SSCR) imports from PR China and up to 12.0 % on imports from Taiwan, following the complaint which was filed by EUROFER in May 2014.

EVRAZ North America Announces US$200 Million Investment in Regina Facility

31 Mar 2015 - EVRAZ North America announced today that it will make its largest single investment – approximately US$200 million – at its Regina, Sask., facility. Premier of Saskatchewan Brad Wall, Saskatchewan Minister of the Economy Bill Boyd, Regina Mayor Michael Fougere, EVRAZ and Enbridge executives, and local dignitaries participated in the announcement event.

U. S. Steel To Adjust Production At Minntac Plant

31 Mar 2015 - United States Steel Corporation announced today it will adjust operations and temporarily idle a portion of its Minnesota Ore Operations – Minntac plant in Mt. Iron, Minn., effective June 1.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Announces Successful Completion of Refinancing Transactions

31 Mar 2015 - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. announced that, on 30 March 2015, it entered into a new senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility and successfully completed its previously announced private offering of US$540 million aggregate principal amount of 8.250% Senior Secured Notes due 31 March 2020.

Primetals Technologies to Modernize Rolling Mill Drives for AMAG Rolling in Austria

31 Mar 2015 - Primetals Technologies has won an order from AMAG rolling GmbH, located in Ranshofen, Austria, to modernize the entire drive technology on its four-high hot rolling stand.

AIIS: U.S. Steel Imports Declined in February

31 Mar 2015 - U.S. steel imports dropped sharply in February 2015, with decreases from all trading partners of significant size – except Russia and China – according to analysis from the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS).

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