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Report: Nucor Weighing US$300 Million Plant Investment

18 Feb 2020 - Nucor Corp. is considering its South Carolina sheet and beam mill, along with two other sites, for an unspecified multi-million dollar investment, reports The (Charleston, S.C.) Post and Courier newspaper. 

GFG Alliance Enters Indian Steel Market Through Acquisition

18 Feb 2020 - GFG Alliance has acquired a distressed steelmaking operation in India for the equivalent of US$60 million in cash, giving the company its first foothold in the country.

JSW Steel Locks Up Substantial Iron Ore Reserves

18 Feb 2020 - JSW Steel has been officially declared the preferred bidder for more than a billion metric tons’ worth of iron ore reserves in India, the company said a stock exchange filing. 

JFE Steel to Idle Some Plate Mills in Japan 

18 Feb 2020 - Citing falling demand and slowing growth, JFE Steel has announced plans to idle parts of its plate-making operations in Japan, the Jiji Press news service reports. 

Survey: Coronavirus Pushes Chinese Mills to Consider Curtailments  

18 Feb 2020 - Market impacts from the coronavirus outbreak have prompted roughly one-third of Chinese steel producers to consider production curtailments, according to a survey published by commodities news and price reporting service S&P Global Platts.

New Details Emerge on North Star BlueScope Steel Expansion 

14 Feb 2020 -   The planned expansion of North Star BlueScope Steel’s Ohio facility will feature a 195-ton EAF with pressurized water-cooled roof and panels, reports the equipment supplier on the project. 

EU to Re-Examine Protection Measure Against Steel Imports 

14 Feb 2020 - The European Commission is undertaking another review of its safeguard measure against steel imports. 

Midrex Appoints Chief Operating Officer

13 Feb 2020 - DRI plant builder Midrex Technologies has promoted vice president of sales and marketing KC Woody to chief operating officer, the company announced Thursday. 

U. S. Steel on Track to Start Alabama EAF This Year

12 Feb 2020 - United States Steel Corporation is looking to strike an arc on its new electric arc furnace in Alabama later this year and begin steel production in the second half, reports the Alabama.com news site. 

Nippon Steel Orders Tenova’s Consteel® EAF

12 Feb 2020 - Tenova has landed a contract to build on of its Consteel electric arc furnace’s for Japan’s Nippon Steel Corp., Tenova has said. 

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