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ArcelorMittal Employees Vote to Authorize Strike

19 Sep 2018 - United Steelworkers members have authorized union leaders to call a strike against ArcelorMittal USA, if they deem one necessary. 

Nucor, Steel Dynamics Expect Q3 Earnings Growth

18 Sep 2018 - Nucor Corp. and Steel Dynamics Inc. are forecasting higher third-quarter earnings on continued strength in demand, the steelmakers have said. 

Steel Dynamics Takes the Keys to Closed Bar Mill, Eyes November Restart

18 Sep 2018 - Steel Dynamics Inc. has finalized its acquisition of shuttered Kentucky Electric Steel for US$5 million and plans to reopen the facility in November. 

U. S. Steel Lays Revised USW Offer on the Table

12 Sep 2018 - United States Steel Corporation has made a revised offer to the United Steelworkers union, saying it is now proposing to incrementally increase base wages by 14% over the life of the deal. 

East Coast Mills Suspend Operations in Advance of Hurricane Florence

12 Sep 2018 - Steel mills in the path of Hurricane Florence are bracing for the storm’s landfall and are shutting down equipment and suspending operations, reports commodities pricing and news service S&P Global Platts. 

Bar Processor Plans Major Upgrades to Indiana Facility

10 Sep 2018 - U.S.-based bar processor and seamless tube manufacturer Specialty Steel Works Inc. (SSWI) has announced a multi-million-dollar investment at its Niagara LaSalle cold-finished bar plant in Hammond, Ind.

Pacific Steel Casting Closes Doors, Begins Liquidation

10 Sep 2018 - Although California-based Pacific Steel Casting announced its intent to close in October 2017, an unexpected bump in orders allowed the business to keep going for another nine months. But those orders have fallen, and the 84-year-old operation has now reached the end, reports  local news website Berkeleyside. 

USW Might Seek Strike Authorizations in ArcelorMittal Talks

07 Sep 2018 - Negotiators with the United Steelworkers union said they’ll seek strike authorizations if they are unable to make significant progress with ArcelorMittal USA on a new labor agreement by early next week.  

Nucor Announces Plans to Double Capacity of Gallatin Sheet Mill

07 Sep 2018 - Nucor Corp.’s board of directors has greenlighted a US$650 million expansion of its Kentucky sheet mill, the company said on Friday. 

Zekelman Industries Sets Terms for Initial Public Offering

07 Sep 2018 - Pipe and tube maker Zekelman Industries has priced its initial public offering and is looking to raise approximately US$750 million.

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