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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. 

Trade Group: Section 232 is Producing Intended Results

08 Nov 2018 - The Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs have driven US$8.2 billion in capital investments and have allowed for the creation or restoration of around 7,000 jobs, the president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing trade group said Thursday.

Big River Rolls On – On Its Own

08 Nov 2018 - Big River Steel, the technology company that happens to make steel, will be doing so independently, the company has said.

Two Senior Leaders at SSAB to Retire

06 Nov 2018 - Two SSAB Americas senior executives have announced that they’ll retire this winter, concluding steel industry careers that span decades. 

KOCKS Wins Contract for South Korean Bar Mill Improvements

06 Nov 2018 - POSCO has contracted with German rolling mill specialist KOCKS for upgrades to a bar mill, the company has said. 

Japanese Mill Launches Production of Spooled Rebar

06 Nov 2018 - Japan’s Topy Industries Ltd. has started up its new spooled rebar line and a new finishing block at its Toyohashi bar plant, reports the equipment supplier on the project. 

Commercial Metals Co. Completes US$600M Acquisition of Gerdau Long Mills

05 Nov 2018 - Gerdau has finalized its sale of four U.S. mini-mills and nearly three dozen rebar fabrication shops to Texas-based Commercial Metals Co., the steelmaker said on Monday. 

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