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Cleveland-Cliffs Wraps Construction on HBI Plant

23 Oct 2020 - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has completed construction of its hot-briquetted iron (HBI) plant and has entered the final stages of equipment commissioning, the company’s chief executive said Friday. 

SMA, EUROFER and Others Urge Steel Capacity Forum to Expand Efforts

22 Oct 2020 - Steel industry associations throughout the world are reiterating a call for the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC) to step up its work on the persistent problem.  

EU Steel Industry Faces Major Changes 

22 Oct 2020 - The potential sale of thyssenkrupp’s steel unit is a reflection of the challenges faced by EU steelmakers, and of the industrywide changes that are afoot, reports Deutsche Welle. 

Zekelman Deploys AI-Based Safety System

21 Oct 2020 - Pipe and tube maker Zekelman Industries Inc. is partnering with an industrial safety tech company on an effort to improve safety at its Atlas Tube facility in Blytheville, Ark.

Tubemaker Starts Up Cold-Drawn Mill 

21 Oct 2020 - Mexico’s Productos Especializados de Acero (PEASA) has inaugurated a Fives-built tube mill at a new facility in San Luis Potosi, the company has announced. 

SDI Sees Q3 Profit on Recovering Auto Sector 

20 Oct 2020 - A strong demand recovery led Steel Dynamics Inc. to a profitable third quarter, the Indiana-based steelmaker said on Monday. 

Nippon Steel Exec Sees EAFs in Its Future

20 Oct 2020 - Against the backdrop of increasing competition, Nippon Steel Corp. is evaluating the expanded use of electric-arc-furnace-based production, reports the Bloomberg news service. 

Need Steel for a Sustainable Application? Swiss Steel Group Might Have One for You. 

20 Oct 2020 - The Swiss Steel Group’s Deutsche Edelstahlwerke special steel plant is creating a branded portfolio of steels that it says are especially well suited for use in sustainable technologies. 

Primetals Technologies Relocates Long Mill Shop 

19 Oct 2020 - Primetals Technologies has completed construction on a new workshop and office in Massachusetts and is moving in machines and personnel, the company reports. 

LIBERTY Steel Looks to Acquire thyssenkrupp

19 Oct 2020 - LIBERTY Steel Group has put a non-binding offer on the table for thyssenkrupp’s steelmaking unit, saying that the combined companies would be in a better position to face Europe’s steel market challenges. 

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