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Salzgitter Divests Mannesmann Stainless Tubes Business

20 Feb 2024 - Italy's Cogne Acciai Speciali has acquired the Mannesmann Stainless Tubes Group from Salzgitter Ag for EUR135 million, Salzgitter said on Tuesday. 

Hyundai Steel Opts for Fives Cooling System Solution 

20 Feb 2024 - Hyundai Steel has contracted Fives to retrofit a continuous annealing and galvanizing line with a new cooling system, enabling it to produce third-generation, advanced high-strength steels. 

Italy Moves to Repossess Its Largest Steelworks 

20 Feb 2024 - The Italian government is placing the operator of the country's largest steelworks into special administration, removing control from majority owner ArcelorMittal.

Wanted to Buy: Hydrogen. And Lots of It. 

19 Feb 2024 - thyssenkrupp Steel is soliciting bids for hydrogen to run its planned direct reduction plant, a first in the company’s decarbonization journey. 

BlueScope Mulls Midwest Coil Processing Facility

19 Feb 2024 - BlueScope Steel Ltd. is studying whether to expand its North American value-add capabilities, weighing a potential 550,000-ton cold rolling and coil coating project in the Midwest. 

Slovakian Producer Completes Billet Caster Overhaul 

19 Feb 2024 - Slovakia’s Železiarne Podbrezová mill recently restarted a billet caster after a planned outage that lasted less than four weeks, completing the replacement of an existing carbon steel cooling chamber with a new stainless steel one.

Citing ITC Decision, Cleveland-Cliffs to Idle Weirton Tin Mill 

15 Feb 2024 - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is indefinitely idling its Weirton, W.Va., USA, tin mill, laying the blame with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) for its refusal to impose duties on imported tinplate.

BlueScope Steel Partners With Iron Ore Producers on Potential Electric Smelting Furnace 

15 Feb 2024 - Australia’s BlueScope Steel Ltd. and the country’s two biggest iron ore miners are collaborating on an effort to develop a pilot-scale electric smelting furnace. 

Gerdau Signs Danieli for Brazilian BF Upgrade 

15 Feb 2024 - Gerdau’s Ouro Branco mill has contracted Danieli Corus to modernize its No. 1 blast furnace, a project intended to extend the life of the unit for at least another 15 years. 

Solar Array Brings Clean Energy to SSAB Service Center 

15 Feb 2024 - An SSAB service center in Italy is being run entirely on fossil-fuel-free power after having installed a solar panel array on the roof of its facility, the company reports. 

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