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ArcelorMittal Launches Initiative Aimed at Improving Steel Building Design

21 Jun 2018 - The world’s largest steelmaker has created a program that aims to change the way builders think about steel in building construction. 

Idled U. S. Steel Blast Furnace Back in Production

21 Jun 2018 - United States Steel Corporation has restarted one of two idled blast furnaces at its Granite City Works in Illinois and is again producing hot metal.

Nissan to Expand Use of Advanced High-Strength Steel

21 Jun 2018 - Nissan Motors Co. Ltd. said it plans to use more advanced high-strength steel in its vehicles and aims to have the material account for 25% of components by weight.

SMS group Secures Orders for Finishing Blocks

21 Jun 2018 - SMS group has landed two separate orders for its MEERdrive PLUS finishing blocks from Italian wire rod producers Arlenico SpA and Feralpi Siderurgica SpA.

Tata Steel Modernizes Continuous Annealing Line

21 Jun 2018 - The No. 12 continuous annealing line at Tata Steel Packaging in IJmuiden, Netherlands, has been restarted following upgrades to its automation system and electrics, according to the equipment supplier on the project.

Republic Steel Puts Out Help Wanted Sign

20 Jun 2018 - SBQ maker Republic Steel is looking to hire 160 people in the coming months and is preparing to restart an idled rolling mill to meet growing demand, the company said. 

Tenova Partners With Robotics Firm

20 Jun 2018 - Tenova has formed a strategic alliance with steel plant robotics manufacturer BM S.p.A., allowing it to begin offering robotics solutions to its customers. 

'We're Going to Make Sure that American Steel Is There ... for Generations to Come,' Says U.S. VP Pence

20 Jun 2018 - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Nucor Corp.’s Auburn bar mill in New York on Tuesday and declared that “steel is back.”

SSAB Sets Price Tag on Mill Fire at More Than US$10 Million

20 Jun 2018 - A transformer fire that damaged SSAB’s Hämeenlinna mill in Finland is expected to cost the company somewhere between SEK100 and SEK120 million (between US$11.2 million and US$13.5 million) in repairs and lost deliveries, the steelmaker said. 

U.S. Mills Expand Circumvention Claims Against Processed Sheet From Vietnam

14 Jun 2018 - U.S. producers are accusing their South Korean counterparts of circumventing anti-dumping duties by shipping coils to Vietnam for processing into cold-rolled and corrosion-resistant sheet, reports Metal Bulletin. 

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