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What’s the Key Challenge for Planned EAF Mills? Timing.

15 Mar 2019 - The new EAF mills that are being built in the southern U.S. will need to confront a few challenges related to raw materials procurement and workforce recruitment, according the president of the Steel Manufacturers Association.

Economist: Section 232 Tariffs Have Helped Support Nearly US$13 Billion in Steel Investments

14 Mar 2019 - The Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs do not appear to have slowed the broader economy and have helped drive investments in those two sectors, according to Economic Policy Institute senior economist Robert Scott.

To Grow, Liberty Steel USA Will Have to Expand Into Flat-Rolled Markets, Executive Says

14 Mar 2019 - Between its reopened wire rod mill in South Carolina and its newly acquired mill in Illinois, Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty Steel USA is producing at an annualized rate of a little more than 1 million tons.

Algoma Names New Chief Executive

14 Mar 2019 - A former Stelco leader has taken the reins of a competing Canadian steel manufacturer.

Paul Wurth Contracted for Blast Furnace Rebuild

14 Mar 2019 - Blast furnace specialist Paul Wurth has won a contract to equip a rebuilt blast furnace at a Russian steel plant.

U.S. Working on Plan to Lift Section 232 Tariffs on Canada, Mexico

14 Mar 2019 - The U.S. is looking to lift the Section 232 tariffs on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum, a Trump administration official told a Senate committee, the Reuters news service reports.

U.S. Steelmakers Win Energy Department Research Grants

08 Mar 2019 - United States Steel Corporation, AK Steel Corp. and ArcelorMittal USA will share in US$1.2 million in federal funding, as well as in time on government supercomputers, for research into slab and hot strip production.

Demolition Awaits Iconic Weirton Steel BOP Shop

08 Mar 2019 - Another piece of U.S. steelmaking history is headed to the scrap yard.

Joint Venture Marks Start of Construction on New Service Center

08 Mar 2019 - Georgia-based Pacesetter Steel Service Inc. and a subsidiary of Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. have broken ground on a 130,000-square-foot service center in Houston, Texas.

Here’s How One Automaker is Taking Advantage of New Ultrahigh-Strength Steels

08 Mar 2019 - For further evidence that the auto industry has embraced advanced steels, take a look at the 2019 Honda Passport, a five-seat SUV that was re-introduced to the market this year.

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