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Potential Merger Could Give Rise to Super-Sized Steel Producer

16 Apr 2021 - Two Chinese steelmakers are reviving merger discussions that could lead to the formation of one of the world’s largest steelmakers, according to the Bloomberg news service. 

Cleveland-Cliffs, USW Negotiate New Deal for Ohio Mill

16 Apr 2021 - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and unionized workers at its Mansfield, Ohio, plant have reached a tentative, four-year labor agreement, the steelmaker has announced. 

SDI to Build Four New Paint, Galvanizing Lines

15 Apr 2021 - Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) on Thursday revealed plans to build four new flat-rolled coating lines in the U.S., representing an investment of at least US$400 million. 

ArcelorMittal Finalizes New Ownership Plan for ILVA

15 Apr 2021 - ArcelorMittal has completed an agreement that gives control of its ILVA business to a public-private partnership.

World Steel Forecasts Demand Rebound

15 Apr 2021 - Global steel demand is expected to grow 5.8% this year, assuming that second and third waves of the COVID-19 pandemic subside by the end of June and that the world continues to make headway with vaccinations. 

Nucor EVP Announces June Retirement 

15 Apr 2021 - Nucor executive vice president Raymond S. Napolitan Jr. has announced he will step down in June, concluding a 25-year career with the steelmaker. 

Algerian Greenfield Mill Starts Up DRI Unit 

15 Apr 2021 - Algerian Qatari Steel (AQS) has started up a new 2.5-million-metric-ton direct reduction (DR) plant at its greenfield mill in Algeria, capping a project that is more than seven years in the making. 

AK Steel: A Name That Will Live in History

12 Apr 2021 - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has decided to retire the AK Steel name and has begun renaming facilities to reflect the change in ownership, reports the Journal-News newspaper in Ohio. 

Tata Steel Creates Carbon Surcharge

12 Apr 2021 - Tata Steel Europe will being adding a per-ton carbon surcharge to it steel contracts, a move that passes on the cost of carbon emissions allowances to buyers, reports commodities news and pricing service S&P Global Platts. 

KOCKS Bags Order for Rolling Mill Upgrade

12 Apr 2021 - India’s Arjas Steel Private Ltd. has ordered a Friedrich KOCKS GmbH & Co. KG reducing and sizing block for its special bar quality (SBQ) mill in Tadipatri. 

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