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U. S. Steel Plans US$750 Million Investment in Gary Works

17 Aug 2018 - The investment is being hailed as a “renaissance” for the 110-year-old mill.

Chinese Mills Smash Production Record for Fourth Straight Month

17 Aug 2018 - China has once again topped its already historic crude steel production numbers.

Canadian Government Reviewing Potential Import Protection Measures

17 Aug 2018 - Canada has initiated a review period to determine if safeguard measures are necessary to combat the flood of diverted steel imports entering the country, according to news outlet S&P Global Platts.

Indian Steel Demand Trends Higher Than Expected

17 Aug 2018 - The Indian steel sector has seen positive growth thanks to strong automotive and construction markets, according to Tata Steel Ltd.’s chief executive and managing director, T.V. Narendran.

Allegheny Technologies CEO Announces Retirement

17 Aug 2018 - Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) chairman and chief executive Richard J. Harshman will step down from his day-to-day responsibilities at year’s end and retire next spring, concluding a 41-year career with the specialty steel and alloys manufacturer.

Report: thyssenkrupp to Expand Coating Capacity at German Sheet Processing Facility

17 Aug 2018 - thyssenkrupp plans to invest several hundred million euros in a vertical hot-dipped galvanizing line at its Dortmund processing plant in Germany, reports

Contractors Hospitalized in Incident at U. S. Steel Plant

17 Aug 2018 - United States Steel Corporation is investigating an accident that hospitalized 15 contractors at its Great Lakes Works in Michigan, according to local reports.

Turkish Long Products Producer Commissions Meltshop Upgrade

17 Aug 2018 - Turkey’s Ekinciler Iron and Steel Industries Inc. has commissioned a pneumatic lime injection system at its plant in İskenderun.

Brazilian Plant Comes Back On-Line Following Explosion

17 Aug 2018 - Nearly three dozen people were injured Friday in an explosion at a Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. (Usiminas) plant in Brazil.

BlueScope Mulls Potential Expansion of U.S. Sheet Mill

17 Aug 2018 - BlueScope Steel Ltd. is weighing a major expansion of its Ohio hot-rolled sheet mill, one that could lift its steelmaking capacity by as much as 43%.

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