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GFG Alliance Lays Out an Ambitious Plan to Build a Very Large Steel Works 

13 Dec 2018 - The Gupta family’s GFG Alliance is committing more than AU$600 million toward upgrades to its iconic steelworks in Whyalla, Australia, and is planning construction of a massive steelmaking plant at the site, the company has announced. 

JSW Executive Discusses Plans for Ohio Mill

13 Dec 2018 - JSW Steel’s Mingo Junction plant in Ohio has restarted its electric arc furnace, is bringing the caster on-line and plans to have as many 1,000 people eventually working on site, reports The (Wheeling, W.Va.) Intelligencer.

SSAB Wraps Up Pickling Line Upgrade

13 Dec 2018 - Swedish steelmaker SSAB has completed a SEK370 million (US$40.9 million) project to modernize the entry section on its Hämeenlinna Works pickling line, the company said Thursday.

JSW to Pushes Forward on Meltshop Restart

12 Dec 2018 - JSW Steel reportedly is planning to run a test on the caster at its Mingo Junction, Ohio, plant as it looks to restart the facility's meltshop.

Cleveland-Cliffs Appoints New COO

12 Dec 2018 - Iron ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has named executive vice president Clifford T. Smith as chief operating officer, the company has announced. 

Ovako Upgrades EAF With Spray-Cooled Roof

12 Dec 2018 - Swedish steelmaker Ovako has commissioned a new roof on the electric arc furnace at its Horfors plant, according to the equipment supplier on the project. 

Section 232 Tariffs Have Fostered Job Creation, Capital Investment, Think Tank Says

11 Dec 2018 - The Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs haven’t yielded the disastrous economic consequences some had predicted and, in fact, have created new jobs and allowed for renewed capital investment, an economic think tank argues in a new paper.

Mittal Calls for Green Tax on Steel Imported Into Europe

11 Dec 2018 - ArcelorMittal executives on Tuesday said Europe ought to tax imported steel under the terms of its Emissions Trading System as a way to prod foreign producers into reducing emissions and maintain a level playing field for domestic producers. 

Primetals Technologies Bags Order for 140-Metric-Ton LMF

11 Dec 2018 - China’s largest privately owned steelmaker, Jiangsu Shagang Group Company Ltd., has ordered a twin-ladle metallurgy furnace from Primetals Technologies, the equipment supplier has announced.

Here's China's Next Big Pollution Battle: Slag Piles

11 Dec 2018 - China has been trying to crack down on air pollution generated by its steel industry. Now, it’s targeting another type of pollution created by the mills – the thousands of slag piles that dot the country. 

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