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Endless Mill Sets New Hot-Rolling Record

15 Jan 2019 - A Chinese endless cast-roll mill has set a new world record for the thinnest hot-rolled strip made on such equipment, according the mill’s builder, Primetals Technologies. 

SDI Changes Up Senior Leadership Team

15 Jan 2019 - Steel Dynamics Inc. is shifting its senior leadership, creating two new positions that will help support its planned US$1.7 billion sheet mill in the southwestern U.S. and moving two other executives. 

European Commission Sets April Deadline for Review of Tata-thyssenkrupp Joint Venture

15 Jan 2019 - European Union competition regulators have extended the timeframe in which they expect to complete a review of Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp’s planned European joint venture, news and commodities pricing service S&P Global Platts reports. 

Fives Lands Order for New SDI Galvanizing Line

14 Jan 2019 - Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) has awarded the contract for its planned Mississippi galvanizing line to Fives, the industrial equipment builder has announced. 

Researchers Take a Step Forward in Creating Circular Carbon Economy

14 Jan 2019 - thyssenkrupp’s Carbon2Chem project has reached a technical milestone, successfully converting mill off-gases into ammonia at a research center in Duisburg, Germany, project leaders have announced.  

Chinese Steel Industry to Focus on 'Production Optimization' in 2019, Says Association Chairman

14 Jan 2019 - As it continues to execute supply-side reforms, China’s steel industry likely will switch gears this year and begin to consolidate and streamline operations, the chairman of the China Iron and Steel Association has said. 

SAIL Eyes Second Odisha Mill

14 Jan 2019 - The Steel Authority of India Ltd. is looking to build a 3 million metric ton steel mill in the state of Odisha, reports the Business Standard newspaper. 

Algoma Receives Government Support for Plant Improvements

11 Jan 2019 - Canada’s Algoma Steel Inc. is receiving CA$150 million in government grants and loans in support of a multi-year modernization project aimed at revitalizing its Ontario steelworks. 

Red Bud Industries Bags Order for Coil Processing Machine

11 Jan 2019 - Flat-rolled processor Steel Warehouse of Arkansas has placed an order with Red Bud Industries for a 79-inch stretcher-leveler to augment capabilities at its facility in Osceola. 

Ellwood Group Elects New Chief Executive

10 Jan 2019 - After serving 35 years at the helm of Pennsylvania-based ingot and forgings maker Ellwood Group Inc. and its predecessor, David Evans Barensfeld has retired, and the family-owned company has named chief operating officer Bentraum D. Huffman as his successor. 

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