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OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works announced that it has been named as a steel supplier for Ford cars produced in Russia. MMK is successfully completing the acceptance process for its steel plate with Ford Sollers Holding, Ford carmaker in Russia, and is increasing supplies of automotive sheet to the…

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Metinvest Group restarted production at Yenakiieve Steel in the second half of March. The group’s steel-making plants are now in operation. Yenakiieve Steel started producing iron with one blast furnace, with another being blown in. The first batches of cast billets were produced on 20 March. The plan is to…

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The EU announced Wednesday it will impose anti-dumping duties for six months on some steel imports from China and Taiwan as a new trade row erupted between Brussels and Beijing. The tariffs will affect imports of flat-rolled stainless steel used to make products like washing machines, dishwashers, medical tools and…

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 U.S. Steel Corp. announced Wednesday that it will temporarily idle its Granite City steel plant and lay off its 2,080 workers for up to two months as the company completes a consolidation. The Pittsburgh-based company announced the move will accommodate a consolidation of the company’s flat-rolled steel operations in North…

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Posco’s plan to make steel in India through its patented technology, the Finex process, might not have been realised with its mega steel plant proposed in Odisha still in limbo, but the state would soon see use of this modern technology as the South Korean firm has decided to relocate…

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The University of Warwick has been awarded £14.5m to establish an Advanced Steel Research Hub. Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) will work with Tata Steel to bring forward the national project, which could transform UK steel production. Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, chairman of WMG, said: "Global demand for steel continues to…

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The Pittsburgh Planning Commission Tuesday approved the design and construction of a new 285,000-square-foot headquarters for U.S. Steel Corp. The project overcame design concerns expressed earlier by planning commission Chair Christine Mondor and others to win a near unanimous vote. All the commissioners in attendance voted in favor of the…

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India's Mesco Steel has signed an initial agreement with Posco to set up a plant that would use the South Korean steelmaker's finex technology to make steel. The plant would come up at Mesco's facility at Jajpur in Odisha. This will help the local company venture from producing pig iron…

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The Allstate Steel Company Inc. of Jacksonville has won a $1.6 million contract to supply structural steel for the new chemistry/chemical biology building at the University of Florida in Gainesville. The five-story building at the corner of University Avenue and Buckman Drive will have more than 111,000 square feet, Allstate…

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A structural steel fabrication business hopes to move to town and expand, but is looking for tax relief. Representatives of the business now based in Hopedale appeared before selectmen Monday night to detail their plans and request a tax break known as a Tax Increment Financing agreement, or TIF. Building…