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Weak Energy Demand Forces EVRAZ to Close Pipe Mill 

4/7/2020 - With energy pipeline projects falling to the wayside, EVRAZ North America is idling its spiral-weld pipe mill in Oregon, reports The Oregonian newspaper. 

"Crude oil prices and pipe product demand have dropped considerably, and pipeline construction projects have been delayed or slowed, shrinking demand for spiral pipe products," a company spokesman told the newspaper. 

The Oregonian has more here.