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USW to Trump: Get on With It Already

27 Jul 2017 - In regard to the Trump administration’s decision to delay action on new steel trade measures, the United Steelworkers union has this much to say: “What are you waiting for?”

Kobe Steel Sets Up Southeast Asia Subsidiary

27 Jul 2017 - Japan’s Kobe Steel Ltd. has established a new subsidiary serving south and southeast Asia and will open its regional headquarters in Thailand next month, the company has said. 

German Steelmaker Lays Claim to World's Thickest Slab

27 Jul 2017 - Germany’s Dillinger Hütte said it set a new world record on Tuesday, casting a slab with a thickness of 600 mm, or more than 23.5 inches. 

U. S. Steel Posts US$162 Million Profit in Second Quarter

26 Jul 2017 - United States Steel Corporation swung to profitability in the second quarter on higher average steel prices. 

AK Steel Sets Maintenance and Project Outages at Mansfield, Middletown Facilities

26 Jul 2017 - AK Steel said it will spend US$26 million on upgrades to its Mansfield Works, the company said on Wednesday.  

Finnish EAF Puts New Sampling Manipulator Into Service

26 Jul 2017 - Ovako has commissioned an automatic electric arc furnace (EAF) temperature and sampling manipulator at its Imatra plant in Finland. 

Vietnamese Steelmaker Orders Two New Converter Shops

26 Jul 2017 - A consortium made up of SMS group and WISDRI Engineering & Research Inc. Ltd. has won an order for two steel shops from Vietnam’s Hoa Phat Group, SMS group has announced. 

Allegheny Technologies Signs Supply Agreement for Specialty Aerospace Materials

26 Jul 2017 - Aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney has signed a long-term purchase agreement with Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) for isothermal forgings and nickel-based powder alloys, materials for its next-generation jet engines. 

Report: thyssenkrupp CEO Wants Tata Deal By September

26 Jul 2017 - thyssenkrupp chief executive Heinrich Hiesinger is looking to strike a deal on merging the company’s steelmaking operations with Tata Steel’s European strip business by September, according to the Reuters news service. 

The Industry Will Have to Wait Longer For Section 232 Decision

26 Jul 2017 - For those awaiting President Donald Trump’s decision on whether to impose new tariffs on imported steel, you’re going to have to wait longer. 

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