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U.S. Mills Expand Circumvention Claims Against Processed Sheet From Vietnam

14 Jun 2018 - U.S. producers are accusing their South Korean counterparts of circumventing anti-dumping duties by shipping coils to Vietnam for processing into cold-rolled and corrosion-resistant sheet, reports Metal Bulletin. 

NLMK Plans Improvements to Coke Facility

14 Jun 2018 - In a bid to improve coke quality, Russia’s NLMK Group said it will invest EUR57 million in process upgrades at its Altai-Koks facility. 

SAIL Celebrates Completion of Major Plant Upgrades

14 Jun 2018 - India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Steel Authority of India Ltd.’s Bhilai Steel Plant to mark the completion of company’s expansive modernization program. 

Fat Margins Push Chinese Steel Output to May Record

14 Jun 2018 - Chinese steel production rose to record 81.1 million metric tons in May as mills boosted output to capture profits, reports the Reuters news service. 

Union Workers Strike Indiana Roll Plant

13 Jun 2018 - Workers at roll maker Union Electric Steel’s plant in Valparaiso, Ind., USA, have gone on strike, demanding wage increases, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana. 

Report: thyssenkrupp Takes Another Look at Tata Steel Europe Deal

13 Jun 2018 - Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp are said to be revisiting the terms of their proposed European joint venture on account of a valuation gap that has opened up between the two businesses, reports Germany’s Handelsblatt business newspaper.  

Flood Waters Halt Production at Spanish Mill

13 Jun 2018 - Flooding has disrupted operations at ArcelorMittal’s Asturias works in Spain, reports S&P Global Platts. 

Cliffs to Divest Australian Iron Ore Mine

12 Jun 2018 - Iron ore miner Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has reached an agreement to sell its Australian iron ore operation to Australia's Mineral Resources Ltd. for an undisclosed amount.

Transformer Fire Damages Finnish Mill

12 Jun 2018 - A transformer fire has knocked a portion of SSAB’s strip and tube mill in Hämeenlinna, Finland, offline, the company disclosed on Tuesday.

SMS group Lands Order for Galvanizing Line

12 Jun 2018 - China’s Shandong Ruifeng Stainless Steel Co. has chosen SMS group to supply a hot-dip galvanizing line to complement its pickling line and tandem mill.

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