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Commercial Metals to Build Third Micro-Mill

14 Aug 2020 - Commercial Metals Company will invest US$300 million in a third micro-mill to be built next to its existing facility in Mesa, Ariz., USA, the company has announced. 

China Steel Output Sets New Record in July

14 Aug 2020 - China’s crude steel production rose 1.9% in July, reaching a record 93.36 million metric tons, reports commodities news and pricing service Argus. 

LIBERTY Steel Adds Two French Mills to Portfolio

14 Aug 2020 - LIBERTY Steel Group has acquired the Hayange rail mill and Ascoval steel works in France, giving the facilities a new lease on life. 

Stelco Commences Blast Furnace Reline

13 Aug 2020 - Canadian steelmaker Stelco has begun relining its Ontario blast furnace and has resumed work on a planned pig iron casting plant, the company said Thursday. 

ArcelorMittal to Add Melt Capabilities to Alabama Plant

13 Aug 2020 - ArcelorMittal will install an electric arc furnace at its advanced finishing facility in Alabama and begin producing slab in two years, the company announced Wednesday. 

AISI: Mill Shipments Saw Slight Growth in 2019 

13 Aug 2020 - U.S. crude steel production and mill shipments both rose slightly in 2019, according to newly published data from the American Iron and Steel Institute. 

NLMK Develops Electrical Steel for Wind Farms

13 Aug 2020 - Russian steelmaker NLMK has developed a non-oriented electrical steel for use in wind-power generating equipment, the company reports.  

Big Order Will Keep Berg Employees Working Through Next Year

13 Aug 2020 - Large-diameter line pipe maker Berg Pipe has received a large order related to the Keystone XL pipeline, the company has announced. 

thyssenkrupp Investing in New Slab Reheat Furnace

12 Aug 2020 - thyssenkrupp has revealed plans to replace a hot strip mill reheat furnace, its first project under a new initiative to optimize its steel plants.

EVRAZ Greenlights Rail Mill Construction 

10 Aug 2020 - EVRAZ plc’s board of directors has given the go-ahead to the company’s proposed US$480 million long rail mill at its Pueblo, Colo., USA, steel plant. 

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