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Former Bethlehem Steel CEO Dies at 86

01 Dec 2015 - Walter F. Williams, an engineer who worked his way up the ranks of Bethlehem Steel and lead the company as its chief executive, has died. He was 86.

Index Shows U.S. Manufacturing Contracted in November

01 Dec 2015 - The overall U.S. economy grew during November, but the manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in three years, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s monthly Report on Business.

Governor Tells Essar Steel Minnesota To Pay Up

01 Dec 2015 - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has threatened to call due a US$67 million loan to Essar Steel Minnesota if the company doesn’t pay past due bills from vendors building the company’s new Nashwauk taconite plant by 2 December.

Reliance Steel Adds Tube Distributor to Network

01 Dec 2015 - North America’s largest metals service center is acquiring U.S.- based Tubular Steel Inc. for an undisclosed amount, the company has announced.

U. S. Steel Announces Management, Organizational Changes to Flat Rolled Division

01 Dec 2015 - United States Steel Corporation is reorganizing the reporting structure for its flat rolled division, creating three commercial entities that will oversee operations at their respective plants.

POSCO, Maruichi Steel Celebrate 35-Year Relationship

30 Nov 2015 - South Korea’s POSCO recently supplied its 8 millionth ton of steel to Japan’s Maruichi Steel Tube Ltd., POSCO has announced.

Primetals Setting Up Briquetting Plant at New HBI Facility

30 Nov 2015 - Primetals Technologies has won an order for a residuals briquetting plant to be installed at voestalpine’s new hot briquetted iron (HBI) facility in the United States.

EUROFER: Changes to EU's Emissions Trading System Would Cost Steelmakers EUR34 Billion

30 Nov 2015 - Revisions to the European Union Emissions Trading System would be so costly to implement that they would just about erase the steel industry’s margins, according to EUROFER, the European Steel Association.

10 Killed in Accident at Chinese Plant

30 Nov 2015 - Chinese authorities are investing a gas leak that killed 10 people at a steel plant during the weekend, according to reports.

American Lawmaker Wants to Put a Five-Year Halt on Steel Imports

24 Nov 2015 - A U.S. lawmaker said he plans to introduce a bill banning steel imports for five years to protect the country’s ailing iron ore miners and steelmakers, according to reports.

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