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U. S. Steel Košice to Add Second Electrical Steel Line

17 Jan 2019 - United States Steel Corporation will build a US$130 million electrical steel line at its integrated mill in Slovakia, the company has announced. 

GFG Alliance Plans to Boost Steel Production in U.S.

16 Jan 2019 - GFG Alliance executive chairman Sanjeev Gupta said his company is considering plans to increase liquid steel production at its newly acquired Illinois wire rod mill and its restarted South Carolina facility. 

EU Sets Limits on Imported Steel

16 Jan 2019 - The European Union’s member countries have approved a cap on steel imports, an effort to prevent home markets from being flooded by a wave of foreign steel deflected from the U.S. 

Ebner Contracted for Annealing Facility Expansion

16 Jan 2019 - Galva Metal, a subsidiary of Egypt’s Kandil Steel, is expanding its bell annealing facility, reports the equipment supplier, Ebner Industrieofenbau GmbH. 

Endless Mill Sets New Hot-Rolling Record

15 Jan 2019 - A Chinese endless cast-roll mill has set a new world record for the thinnest hot-rolled strip made on such equipment, according the mill’s builder, Primetals Technologies. 

SDI Changes Up Senior Leadership Team

15 Jan 2019 - Steel Dynamics Inc. is shifting its senior leadership, creating two new positions that will help support its planned US$1.7 billion sheet mill in the southwestern U.S. and moving two other executives. 

European Commission Sets April Deadline for Review of Tata-thyssenkrupp Joint Venture

15 Jan 2019 - European Union competition regulators have extended the timeframe in which they expect to complete a review of Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp’s planned European joint venture, news and commodities pricing service S&P Global Platts reports. 

Fives Lands Order for New SDI Galvanizing Line

14 Jan 2019 - Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) has awarded the contract for its planned Mississippi galvanizing line to Fives, the industrial equipment builder has announced. 

Researchers Take a Step Forward in Creating Circular Carbon Economy

14 Jan 2019 - thyssenkrupp’s Carbon2Chem project has reached a technical milestone, successfully converting mill off-gases into ammonia at a research center in Duisburg, Germany, project leaders have announced.  

Chinese Steel Industry to Focus on 'Production Optimization' in 2019, Says Association Chairman

14 Jan 2019 - As it continues to execute supply-side reforms, China’s steel industry likely will switch gears this year and begin to consolidate and streamline operations, the chairman of the China Iron and Steel Association has said. 

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