17 Jan 2017 -
The Soo Locks, which are a vital link between Lake Superior and the other Great Lakes, have closed for annual maintenance, marking the end of the 2016 shipping season. And while overall cargo volumes were down, iron ore shipments increased 7.8 percent, reports the MLive news site.
28 Dec 2016 -
U.S. crude steel production is expected to rise by around 4.4% in 2017, reports the (London) Financial Times newspaper.
21 Dec 2016 -
United States Steel Corp. is permanently closing one of the two seamless tube mills at its Lorain, Ohio, plant and a welded tube mill at its Lone Star, Texas, plant, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.