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World Steel Association: Global Steel Demand Up, But Declining in Most Regions

17 Oct 2019 - The World Steel Association has revised down its biannual demand forecast for most of the world’s regions, but is nevertheless projecting demand to rise globally on the strength in the Chinese construction market.  

Big River CEO: We Are Aggressively Ramping Up for a Second Mill

17 Oct 2019 - Big River Steel has created a development company that will handle the preliminary work related to the company’s proposed flat-rolled mill in Texas, chief executive Dave Stickler tells S&P Global Platts. 

CMC Shutters California Meltshop

17 Oct 2019 - Commercial Metals Company has closed the meltshop at its California rebar mill, saying that regulatory costs are making it too difficult to compete, reports news and commodities pricing service Argus. 

Gerdau Appoints Company Veteran to Lead Special Steel North America

17 Oct 2019 - Rodrigo Belloc, a longtime Gerdau manager and executive, has been promoted as president of the Brazilian steelmaker’s North American special steel division, the company has announced.

Danieli to Outfit New Mill With Automated Slab Management Solution 

17 Oct 2019 - Ternium has awarded a contract to Danieli for a fully automated slab yard management system at its greenfield strip mill in Mexico.  

Trucks, Trains and, Now, Tow Boats: ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor Expands River Shipments 

17 Oct 2019 - An ArcelorMittal USA plant recently set a transportation record as it expands its use of river barges to deliver hot-rolled coil and plate to customers, the company reports. 

SMS group Lands Order for Ohio Caster

15 Oct 2019 - SMS group has been awarded a contract to supply a thin-slab caster to North Star BlueScope Steel as part of the Delta, Ohio, sheet mill’s planned US$700 million expansion.

NLMK DanSteel Launches In-House Service Center

14 Oct 2019 - Danish steel plate manufacturer NLMK DanSteel has opened an on-site service center to provide pre-fabrication services for its European customers, the company has announced.

NLMK Reveals Plans for EUR150 Million Upgrade to Belgium Facility 

11 Oct 2019 - NLMK La Louvière has awarded a contract to Primetals Technologies for improvements to its hot strip mill, the company has announced. 

EU Opens New Trade Investigation Into Hot-Rolled Stainless Coil 

11 Oct 2019 - The European Commission has initiated an anti-subsidy investigation into hot-rolled stainless sheet and coil from two countries and has imposed duties on a different steel product. 

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