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Looking to Block Diverted Steel, Canada Imposes Tariff on Seven Products

12 Oct 2018 - Canada is imposing a provisional tariff on seven steel products, saying the safeguard measure is necessary to prevent its home markets from being flooded with steel that would have been sold into the U.S., if not for the Trump administration’s Section 232 tariffs. 

Liberty House Adds Four European Steel Plants to Growing List of Assets

12 Oct 2018 - Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group has signed an agreement to buy four ArcelorMittal facilities in Europe, an acquisition that will double its rolling capacity to more than 15 million metric tons annually. 

United Steelworkers Ratify Cleveland-Cliffs Labor Deal 

12 Oct 2018 - Union workers at iron ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. have ratified a four-year labor agreement with the company. 

Primetals Technologies Announces Improvements to Michigan Service Shop 

12 Oct 2018 - Primetals Technologies has upgraded its Benton Harbor, Mich., USA, service workshop, making enhancements that will allow it meet increased demand for continuous caster mold refurbishments.

U.S. Energy Department Awards US$1.2M Research Grant to AK Steel

11 Oct 2018 - AK Steel Corp. has won a US$1.2 million federal grant that will support research into new low-density steels that in the future could provide automakers with another option for lightweighting materials.

U. S. Steel Blast Furnace Once Again Making Hot Metal

11 Oct 2018 - Roughly four months after restarting the B furnace at its Granite City Works in Illinois, United States Steel Corporation has brought back up the facility’s A furnace.

Coke Plant Pipeline Fire Claims Nine

09 Oct 2018 - Nine people were killed and 14 others were injured Tuesday morning after a gas line caught fire at the Steel Authority of India Ltd.'s Bhilai works. 

Commerce Secretary Ross Sees Higher Wages Awaiting Steelworkers

09 Oct 2018 - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he believes United Steelworkers members could see pay increases as a result of labor negotiations with United States Steel Corporation and ArcelorMittal USA. 

Paul Wurth Completes Expedited Repair of Italian Blast Furnace

09 Oct 2018 - Blast furnace specialist Paul Wurth recently completed a fast-track repair at the Arvedi Group’s Siderurgica Triestina plant in Trieste, Italy. 

Motion Industries Closes on Deal to Acquire Hydraulics Distribution Business

09 Oct 2018 - Industrial parts supplier Motion Industries Inc. has completed its acquisition of hydraulics and pneumatics distributor Hydraulic Supply Co., the company said on Monday.  

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