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Texas Plant Marks Start of Plate Mill Expansion

22 Oct 2018 - JSW Steel’s U.S. unit has broken ground on a multi-million dollar expansion of its Texas plate and pipe mill. 

Uddeholm Starts Up New ESR Furnace

22 Oct 2018 - Swedish tool steel manufacturer Uddeholm has tapped the first heat on a new electro-slag remelting (ESR) furnace at its plant in Hagfors, according to the furnace builder, INTECO.

ArcelorMittal Draws Closer to Tying Up Essar Steel Deal

22 Oct 2018 - ArcelorMittal has been declared the preferred bidder for India’s Essar Steel Ltd., bringing the world’s biggest steel producer one step closer to securing a manufacturing base in India. 

Steel OEMs Considering Indian Joint Ventures, Investments Worth US$5 Billion 

18 Oct 2018 - Indian officials expect that domestic equipment builders, foreign technology suppliers and steel mills will sign US$5 billion worth of investment agreements next week, reports the (India) Economic Times. 

Nucor, SDI Report Hefty Q3 Profits 

18 Oct 2018 - America’s two biggest electric arc furnace producers each saw third-quarter profits rise on higher prices and shipments, they reported on Thursday.

Keep International Committee on Excess Capacity Going, World Steel Chairman Says

17 Oct 2018 - The World Steel Association’s outgoing chairman said a global body aimed at reducing excess steel capacity is making inroads and should be allowed to continue its work. 

Report: U. S. Steel Union Employees in Line for Raises

17 Oct 2018 - Union employees at United States Steel Corporation will see their wages cumulatively increase 14% over the next four years if they ratify a tentative labor agreement, the Reuters news service reports. 

To Allow for Essar Steel Acquisition, ArcelorMittal Agrees to Pay Off US$1B in Debt

17 Oct 2018 - ArcelorMittal said it is prepared to pay off the equivalent of about US$1 billion in debt on two businesses in which it had held ownership stakes in order to win approval to buy another.

Global Steel Demand Predicted to Rise This Year 

16 Oct 2018 - Worldwide steel demand is expected to grow 3.9% this year on the underlying health of developed and emerging economies, according to the World Steel Association. 

U. S. Steel, USW Agree on Four-Year Labor Deal 

16 Oct 2018 - United States Steel Corporation and the United Steelworkers union have reached a tentative, four-year labor agreement, the union and the steelmaker have announced. 

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