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Algoma Sees Exit From Creditor Protection Ahead

15 Nov 2018 - Canadian steelmaker Algoma is looking to exit creditor protection by 30 November and begin life anew as a standalone steelmaker, reports The Sault Star newspaper. 

USW Ratifies U. S. Steel Labor Agreement

14 Nov 2018 - Members of the United Steelworkers union have overwhelmingly ratified a four-year labor agreement with United States Steel Corporation, the union has said. 

Chinese Steel Production Sets New Monthly Record

14 Nov 2018 - China in October produced more steel than did the United States in all of 2017 as mills increased output in advance of mandated wintertime production cuts, according to new production statistics. 

Tata Steel Launches Second Phase of Construction on Steel Works

13 Nov 2018 - Tata Steel has broken ground on an expansion of its new Kalinganagar works, a US$3.25 billion project that is expected to take four years to complete.

Italian Steelmaker Certifies Newly Installed EAF

13 Nov 2018 - Primetals Technologies said it has received the final acceptance certificate on a 150-ton electric arc furnace it built for Italy’s Acciaieria Arvedi S.p.A.

voestalpine Signs Off on New Slab Caster

13 Nov 2018 - voestalpine has issued the final acceptance certificate on a new Danieli slab caster installed at its Linz works in Austria. 

Gupta Pledges Multi-Million-Euro Investment in Romanian Steel Works

12 Nov 2018 - Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group is promising to invest EUR300 (US$337 million) in a Romanian steel works it is acquiring from ArcelorMittal, according to a Romanian publication.

Baosteel Fires Up 200K-Metric-Ton Tinning Line

12 Nov 2018 - China’s Baoshan Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. has started up a new, highly automated electrolytic metallic coating line at its facility in Shanghai, according to the equipment supplier.

Usha Martin Shareholders OK Tata Sale

12 Nov 2018 - Shareholders of Indian wire rope manufacturer Usha Martin Ltd. have signed off on Tata Steel’s planned acquisition of the business, The Hindu Business Line newspaper reports. 

POSCO Contracts SMS group for Wire Rod Mill Improvements

12 Nov 2018 - SMS group has been awarded a contract to upgrade the wire rod mill at POSCO’s Pohang works in South Korea, the equipment supplier has announced. 

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