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AISI: Preliminary Steel Imports Decrease 2% in March 2014

24 Apr 2014 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 3,219,000 tons of steel in March 2014, including 2,425,000 tons of finished steel (down 2.0% and up 6.6%, respectively, vs. February final data).

AK Steel's Coshocton Works Recognized For Outstanding Safety Performance

24 Apr 2014 - AK Steel's Coshocton (Ohio) Works has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene.

Nucor Expects Improvement in Second Quarter Over First

24 Apr 2014 - Nucor said the largest factor contributing to its decrease in earnings was severe weather conditions, which disrupted customer demand, decreased the amount of railcar availability, contributed to increased energy costs at its steel mills and exacerbated conditions in the seasonally weaker performance of its fabricated construction products businesses.

Severe Winter Weather Impacts SunCoke Energy's Quarterly Results

24 Apr 2014 - SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC) today reported first quarter 2014 net loss attributable to shareholders of US$7.8 million, down from income of US$2.1 million, in first quarter 2013.

voestalpine Breaks Ground for HBI/DRI Plant in Texas

23 Apr 2014 - After about a year of preparation, Wolfgang Eder, CEO of voestalpine, broke ground today for the construction of a direct reduction plant in Texas.

Steel Technologies to Acquire Stripco

23 Apr 2014 - Steel Technologies LLC announced its agreement to purchase Stripco LLC, Stripco Sales Co. LLC, and Stripco Express Inc. (collectively, “Stripco”).

Abakan Subsidiary Receives EPA Funding to Develop CermaClad as Alternative to Galvanizing

23 Apr 2014 - Abakan Inc., an emerging leader in the advanced coatings and metal formulations markets, announced that its majority owned subsidiary, MesoCoat Inc., received a Phase One SBIR Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a six month project to develop CermaClad™, Abakan's environmentally friendly high-speed large-area metal cladding technology, as a replacement alternative for the highly toxic galvanizing process currently in use.

U.S. Agency Announces Dumping Margins in Rebar Trade Case

23 Apr 2014 - On 21 April 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar from Mexico and Turkey.

ATI Seeing Sustainable Improvement, Demand Growth from Most of Its End Markets

23 Apr 2014 - Allegheny Technologies Inc. reported first quarter 2014 sales of US$987.3 million and a loss from continuing operations attributable to ATI of US$18.1 million, or US$(0.17) per share.

STEC-Roll from SMS Siemag Optimizes Casting Process at SSAB Iowa

22 Apr 2014 - For its continuous slab caster in Montpelier, Iowa, SSAB ordered twelve STEC roll lines from SMS Siemag for use in the casting bow.

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