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Gerdau Plans Modifications to Caster at Georgia Mill

23 Mar 2017 - Primetals Technologies has won a contract to modify the continuous caster at Gerdau’s Cartersville, Ga., USA, long products mill. 

SDI Expects Q1 Earnings to Rise Sharply

20 Mar 2017 - Steel Dynamics Inc. is forecasting a significant improvement in its first-quarter earnings on rising shipments and expanding spreads.

Big River's Newest Employee Is a Supercomputer

20 Mar 2017 - Big River Steel has contracted with a Silicon Valley start-up that will incorporate its supercomputer-powered machine learning technology into the steelmaker’s day-to-day operations, the companies announced on Monday.

US$260 Million Investment to Boost Ternium Coating Capacity in Mexico

17 Mar 2017 - Ternium plans to invest US$260 million in a new hot-dip galvanizing line and a pre-painting line at its Pesquería plant in Mexico, the company has announced. 

Investment Firm Acquires Two Heat Treatment Businesses, Looks to Expand Operations

16 Mar 2017 - Long products producer Gerdau SA has agreed to sell two U.S. metal processing businesses for an undisclosed amount.

Idled U. S. Steel Quench-and-Temper Mill to be Permanently Shut

15 Mar 2017 - United States Steel Corp. will permanently close an idled quench-and-temper mill at its Lorain, Ohio, tubular plant, according to reports. 

AK Steel, United Steelworkers Agree to Four-Year Labor Pact

15 Mar 2017 - The United Steelworkers union at AK Steel Corp.’s Mansfield Works in Ohio have ratified a four-year labor deal, the company has announced. 

SES Strikes Up Joint Venture With German Equipment Builder

15 Mar 2017 - Equipment and engineering firm SES LLC has formed a joint venture with Germany’s Achenbach Buschhutten to better support North American customers, the companies have announced.  

Ontario Court Receives Stelco Restructuring Plan

14 Mar 2017 - Stelco Inc. has submitted a reorganization plan that, if successful, would keep the business intact and preserve more than 2,100 jobs, it has announced.

General Motors Engineer to Lead Auto/Steel Partnership

13 Mar 2017 - A veteran automotive engineeer has been named executive director of the Auto/Steel Partnership, the organization said on Monday.

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