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U. S. Steel Snaps Up IP Rights to High-Strength Grades

04 Mar 2021 - United States Steel Corporation has acquired the patents and trademarks related to proprietary sheet steels developed by Rhode Island-based The NanoSteel Co.

Carbon Reduction Efforts Could Drive Big Changes in Chinese Steel Industry

04 Mar 2021 - With China’s annual parliamentary meetings getting underway today in Beijing, the country’s steel industry could see a number of important policy changes, reports commodities news and pricing service S&P Global Platts. 

Sarralle Steel Melting Plant Electrifies AM/NS Calvert Facility

02 Mar 2021 - Steel mill solutions specialist Sarralle has been awarded a contract to build an electric arc furnace for the AM/NS Calvert re-rolling facility in Alabama. 

USW Ratifies Contract with NLMK Pennsylvania

02 Mar 2021 - Union workers at NLMK Pennsylvania have accepted a new labor contract, officially ending a strike that began last summer, reports The (Sharon, Pa.) Herald newspaper. 

Martin G. Kinnavy: 1921-2021

02 Mar 2021 - ANDRITZ Metals USA employees are remembering their friend and respected colleague, Martin G. Kinnavy, who passed away last month at the age of 99. 

Cleveland-Cliffs Sets Middletown Maintenance Outage

01 Mar 2021 - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is bringing up a blast furnace at its newly acquired Cleveland Works in Ohio as it idles another for a planned maintenance outage.

Primetals, Midrex Ink Deal for 2M-Metric-Ton HBI Plant 

01 Mar 2021 - Consortium partners Midrex Technologies and Primetals Technologies have won a contract to build what they say will be the world’s largest hot briquetted iron (HBI) plant in Russia’s Kursk region. 

Salzgitter Earns Low-Carbon Certification

01 Mar 2021 - Steelmaker Salzgitter said certain of its hot-rolled and galvanized strip grades have received low-CO2 certification under German testing, inspection and certification specialist TÜV SÜD’s VERIsteel standard.  

Hoa Phat Group Gears Up for Hot-Rolled Expansion

01 Mar 2021 - Vietnam’s Hoa Phat Group will launch an expansion of its Dung Quat complex early next year, the company has said. 

SMS group Contracted for Turkish Wire Rod Mill Upgrade

25 Feb 2021 - Turkish steel manufacturer Kardemir (Karabük Demir Çelik Fabrikalari A.S.) has awarded SMS group a contract for the replacement of key components of its wire rod mill in Karabük.

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