USS raises galvanizing line turns to 15 by May

Apr 10, 2012 | 11:13 AM | Michael Cowden

Tags  U.S. Steel, Hamilton Works, Rolf Gerstenberger, USW Local 1005, Lake Erie Works, Nanticoke, galvanize, Z-line Michael Cowden

TORONTO — U.S. Steel Corp. expects to run 15 turns on the No. 3 galvanizing line at its steelmaking operations in Hamilton, Ontario, by mid-May, according to a union official.

The line was initially slated to run 10 turns, but the union was informed a week ago that the number of turns would jump to 15 because of increased demand for thin-gauge material used in appliances and in construction products such as siding, Rolf Gerstenberger, president of....

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