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Report: USSC Rejects Essar Global Offer, Two Remain in the Running

28 Jun 2016 - Essar Global, which last month was disqualified to bid on Canada’s Essar Steel Algoma, reportedly has been dropped as a U.S. Steel Canada suitor as well, according to The Hamilton Spectator newspaper.

Workers Return to Idled U.S. Steel Corp. Mill

28 Jun 2016 - Steadily improving market condtions have allowed United States Steel Corp. to recall most of the laid-off employees at its East Chicago tin mill in northwest Indiana, reports The Times newspaper.

China Says It Might Challenge U.S. Import Duties

28 Jun 2016 - China’s commerce ministry, which has said America’s imposition of import duties on certain steel products is protectionist, now says it might sue the country through the World Trade Organization, according to the Reuters news service.

Proposed 10M-Ton Mill Wins Environmental Approval

27 Jun 2016 - The Indian government has given environmental clearances to an integrated steel plant that JSW Steel is proposing to build in the state of Jharkhand.

U.S. Trade Commission Upholds Duties on Corrosion-Resistant Steel

27 Jun 2016 - The U.S. International Trade Commission has affirmed that domestic producers are being harmed by imports of corrosion-resistant steel from five countries, including China.

Two Chinese Steelmakers Explore Mega-Merger

27 Jun 2016 - Baosteel Group Corp. and Wuhan Iron & Steel Group Corp., two of China’s largest steelmakers, are considering a merger, potentially creating a company that could rival No. 1 ArcelorMittal SA, according to reports.

Indian Coking Coal Demand Poised for Significant Increase

23 Jun 2016 - India’s coking coal demand is likely to increase by 45 percent by 2020 as the country looks to expand its steel production, according to The (India) Economic Times.

China Calls U.S. Cold Rolled Duties 'Protectionist'

23 Jun 2016 - China is taking the United States to task after American trade officials affirmed anti-dumping and countervailing duties of more than 500 percent on Chinese cold rolled producers.

Steelworkers Accept Three-Year Labor Agreement with ArcelorMittal

23 Jun 2016 - The United Steelworkers union has ratified a three-year labor deal with ArcelorMittal USA, the union announced on Thursday.

U.S. Cold Rolled Producers Injured by Imports, U.S. Trade Commission Finds

22 Jun 2016 - American producers have been harmed by unfairly traded imports of cold rolled sheet from China and Japan, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Wednesday.

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