SunCoke Energy Partners LP has agreed to acquire Lakeshore Coal
Handling Corp. from Beemsterboer Slag Corp. for $29.6
Ind.-based Lakeshore already provides coal-handling and
blending services to SunCoke Energy Inc.s Indiana Harbor
"The acquisition of
Lakeshore is consistent with our overall vision to grow SunCoke
Energy Partners by increasing our presence across the steel
value chain," SunCoke chairman and chief executive officer
Fritz Henderson said.
Henderson said in a
recent interview that SunCoke planned to pursue opportunities
in coal handling and iron ore processing (
amm.com, June 25).
The Lisle, Ill.-based company expects to complete the
transaction July 31.
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister
publication Steel First.