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Hot Metal Production Resuming at Indiana Steel Works Following Flood

06 Dec 2019 - United States Steel Corporation has restarted two of its Gary, Ind., USA, blast furnaces after a flood knocked them off-line last week, reports commodities news and pricing service S&P Global Platts.

TMK Sees Revenue Dip in First Three Quarters of 2019

20 Nov 2019 - Revenues at Russian oil country tubular goods maker PAO TMK declined 4% through the first nine months of 2019 on account of reduced sales in North American and Europe, the company said Wednesday. 

JFE Steel Forms Joint Venture With Chinese Bar Maker

19 Nov 2019 - JFE Steel is acquiring a 50% ownership stake in a Chinese special bar producer, giving it an additional foothold in China’s automotive market. 

Stelco Adding Merchant Pig Iron to Product Portfolio

18 Nov 2019 - Stelco plans to install a pig iron caster at its Lake Erie Works next year, giving it entry to the merchant pig business, the Canadian steelmaker has said. 

ArcelorMittal Begins Ilva Exit

14 Nov 2019 - ArcelorMittal has begun the effort to withdraw from its acquisition of Italy’s Ilva steel works, filing suit in a Milan court, reports the Italian news service ANSA.

ArcelorMittal Halting Polish Blast Furnace, Steel Shop 

14 Nov 2019 - After delaying plans to temporarily idle the blast furnace and steel shop at its Krakow works, ArcelorMittal Poland is now moving ahead, saying that a softening steel market is forcing its hand. 

ArcelorMittal to Idle Indiana Blast Furnace 

13 Nov 2019 - ArcelorMittal has decided to put the No. 3 blast furnace at its Indiana Harbor works in Indiana on idle and await an improved market rather than undergo an expensive, near-term reline, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana. 

AK Steel, ArcelorMittal Resolve Patent Infringement Dispute

29 Oct 2019 - AK Steel Corp. and ArcelorMittal are settling a nine-year-old patent infringement case focused on a type of advanced high-strength steel.  

Vietnamese Steelmaker Signs Off on New Cold Mill

29 Oct 2019 - Pomina Flat Steel, a subsidiary of Pomina Steel Group, has signed the final acceptance certificate for its new cold mill complex in Ba Ria - Vung Tau, Vietnam.

Report: Salzgitter to Idle Blast Furnace

28 Oct 2019 - Germany’s Salzgitter AG has become the latest European steelmaker to curtail production on account of the market downturn , reports commodities news and pricing provider Argus Media. 

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