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Commercial Metals Sees Strength in Non-Res Construction, Completes Ramp-Up of New Mill 

24 Jun 2019 - Buoyed by continuing strength in non-residential construction, long products maker Commercial Metals Company saw its fiscal third-quarter profits nearly double to US$78.4 million. 

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Section 232 Challenge ... Yet

24 Jun 2019 - The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to immediately hear a challenge to President Donald Trump’s Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, ending a trade association’s effort to fast-track the case, but not the case itself. 

Tata Steel Caster Set for Upgrade

24 Jun 2019 - Tata Steel Ltd. has signed SMS group to upgrade the continuous caster at its Compact Strip Production mill in Jamshedpur, India, the equipment supplier has said. 

ArcelorMittal Progresses on New Steel CSR Certification

24 Jun 2019 - ArcelorMittal said Monday that it expects to launch its new corporate social responsibility certification by the end of the year. 

Nucor Still Bullish on 2019

20 Jun 2019 - Although U.S. steelmakers might not be experiencing the degree of activity that came with the 2018 boom, the steel industry’s momentum nevertheless has carried forward, and 2019 should prove to be a solid year, said Nucor chairman and chief executive John Ferriola.

Softening Demand Forces U. S. Steel to Idle Blast Furnaces

19 Jun 2019 - United States Steel Corporation is idling three blast furnaces — two in the U.S. ¬— on account of receding demand. 

Millett: Recent Mill Investments Will Help Keep Industry Competitive

18 Jun 2019 - Steel Dynamics Inc. chief executive Mark Millett swatted down criticisms of the U.S. steel industry’s recent spate of capital investments, saying that revitalizing assets and implementing new technologies is critical to surviving in a global marketplace.  

Big River Gets Rolling on Expansion Plans

18 Jun 2019 - Big River Steel expects to break ground later this year on an electrical steel processing facility and is weighing installation of new pickling capacity, chief executive David Stickler said Tuesday. 

Jindal: Urbanization Will Generate Big Growth in Indian Steel Demand  

18 Jun 2019 - India will need more than 300 million tons of steelmaking capacity to support a forecasted rise in steel demand over the decade, said JSW Steel chairman and managing director Sajjan Jindal. 

World Steel Dynamics: The Blast Furnace Isn’t Dead Yet  

18 Jun 2019 - As U.S. mini-mills install new capacity that will allow them to produce high-quality steels, some might argue the integrated producers are doomed. But that’s not necessarily so, said World Steel Dynamics founder and managing partner Peter Marcus.

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