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American Industry Applauds Section 232 Recommendations; the Rest of the World is Criticizing Them

21 Feb 2018 - U.S. steel industry representatives said they are hopeful that the Commerce Department’s recommended tariffs and quotas will effectively check steel imports and are asking President Donald Trump to make a decision soon. 

Liberty House Pulls U.S., U.K. Mills Out of the Mothballs

20 Feb 2018 - The United Kingdom’s Liberty House Group has restarted an idled electric arc furnace in England and said it plans to put a closed U.S. wire rod mill back into service within the next four months.

Grupo Simec Starts Up Mexican SBQ Mill

20 Feb 2018 - Grupo Simec’s new bar and rod mill in Apizaco, Mexico, has rolled its first billet, the equipment supplier on the project has announced. 

Three Vying for Ownership of Bhushan Steel

20 Feb 2018 - Officials overseeing Bhushan Steel Ltd.’s insolvency process have begun weighing offers for the Indian cold-rolled producer, according to the Press Trust of India. 

ArcelorMittal to Furnish Cryogenic Plate for U.S. Petrochemical Plant

20 Feb 2018 - ArcelorMittal has won an order for 770 metric tons worth of specialty steel plates from Royal Dutch Shell, the steelmaker said on Monday. 

U.S. Commerce Secretary Recommends Quotas, Tariffs to Control Imports

16 Feb 2018 - The U.S. Commerce Department has concluded that steel and aluminum imports threaten U.S. national security and should be restricted through hefty tariffs and quotas, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Friday.

AK Steel Signs With Harsco for Scrap Services

16 Feb 2018 - Mill services contractor Harsco Corp. said it has signed a seven-year agreement to begin providing scrap management services to AK Steel Corp.’s Mansfield, Ohio, Works. 

Primetals Technologies Announces Leadership Change

16 Feb 2018 - A veteran Mitsubishi manager has been named chairman and chief executive of Primetals Technologies, the company said on Friday. 

Steel Processor to Set Up Shop at Big River Steel

15 Feb 2018 - An Illinois-based private equity firm has plans to build a sheet processing plant at Big River Steel, the firm announced on Thursday. 

Trump Says He Might Use Tariffs, Quotas to Restrict Steel Imports

14 Feb 2018 - U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican and Democratic legislators on Tuesday that he is thinking about restricting steel and aluminum imports through tariffs, quotas or a combination of the two.

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