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  • EPA disputes air permit for Nucor’s La. facility Mar 24, 2014

    The U.S. EPA has pushed back against operating permits issued by Louisiana’s state environmental body for Nucor Corp.’s pig iron and direct-reduced iron (DRI) facility, alleging that certain clauses fail to comply with the Clean Air Act.

  • Turkey set to remain top US rebar supplier Mar 24, 2014

    The U.S. market is poised to receive large volumes of imported concrete reinforcing bar in March, government data show.

  • Bull Moose’s Meyer replaced; reason unclear Mar 24, 2014

    Jack Meyer has been replaced as chief executive officer of structural and mechanical tubing maker Bull Moose Tube Co. by Michael Blatz.

  • Former Severstal exec indicted on tax charges Mar 24, 2014

    A former executive of Russia’s OAO Severstal has been accused of hiding millions of dollars from U.S. tax authorities in Swiss bank accounts.

  • Tsingshan plans to build NPI plant in China Mar 24, 2014

    Tsingshan Holding Group Co. Ltd. is building an integrated nickel pig iron plant in China that will be the world’s first to use nickel sulfide concentrate directly to make stainless.

  • Electralloy hiking alloy prices April 1 Mar 24, 2014

    Specialty and stainless steel melter Electralloy is increasing its specialty stainless, premium melted stainless, nickel alloy bar and billet product prices about 3 to 5 percent effective with all new orders placed April 1.

  • ITA issues preliminary decision on India stainless bar imports Mar 24, 2014

    The U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has issued a preliminary determination in an anti-dumping duty administrative review of imports of stainless steel bar from India from Feb. 1, 2012, to Jan. 31, 2013, that Ambica Steels Ltd. didn’t sell the product at below normal value during the review period.

  • ITA issues results vs. S. Korean cut-to-length plate Mar 24, 2014

    In the preliminary results of a countervailing duty administrative review of imports of certain cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate from South Korea from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2012, the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) issued a de minimis net subsidy rate for Dongkuk Steel Mill Co. Ltd.

  • Deluliis, Harvey to step up Consol Energy roles Mar 24, 2014

    Consol Energy Inc. has tapped Nicholas J. Deluliis to succeed J. Brett Harvey as chief executive officer.

  • Drilling declines in US, Canada Mar 24, 2014

    The number of drill rigs running in the United States fell by six last week.

  • Big River Steel wins air permit case vs. Nucor Mar 21, 2014

    A judge in Arkansas ruled in favor of steel industry veteran John D. Correnti’s proposed Big River Steel LLC project concerning an air permit appeal filed by competitor Nucor Corp., a move that will push the $1.1-billion mill a step closer to construction.

  • Steel Excellence Awards deadline approaches Mar 21, 2014

    Time is running out for you to celebrate and garner recognition for reeling in real-world results from your organization’s commitment to excellence by participating in AMM’s fifth annual Awards for Steel Excellence. The deadline for submitting your nomination has been extended to March 31.

  • Management changes at AM/NS Calvert Mar 21, 2014

    AM/NS Calvert, a joint venture between ArcelorMittal SA and Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp., has issued details concerning new management changes, ArcelorMittal said March 21.

  • Sheet price direction stirs concern in market Mar 21, 2014

    Market participants remained mixed on the direction of steel sheet prices following the first increase of the year, with some reporting steady demand and others concerned by the volume of imported material hitting U.S. shores.

  • Posco chairman to return portion of wages Mar 21, 2014

    Posco Ltd. chairman Kwon Oh-joon will return 30 percent of his wages until the company is on financially better footing.

  • Brazil stainless bar not sold below value in US: ITA Mar 21, 2014

    Imports of stainless steel bar from Brazil from Feb. 1, 2012, to Jan. 31, 2013, were not sold at less than normal value, the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) found.

  • Margins issued vs. China graphite electrodes Mar 21, 2014

    The U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has issued preliminarily anti-dumping margins on imports of small-diameter graphite electrodes from China.

  • AK sees outage, weather driving 1st-qtr. loss Mar 21, 2014

    AK Steel Corp. expects a loss in the first-quarter on costs related to cold weather, an unplanned blast furnace outage and charges for a tentative legal settlement.

  • GrafTech taps Danjczek, Morris to join board Mar 21, 2014

    GrafTech International Ltd.’s board of directors has nominated Thomas A. Danjczek and Catherine Morris as directors, the company said March 21.

  • AK Steel follows sheet increase Mar 21, 2014

    AK Steel Corp. has increased spot market base prices for hot-rolled carbon steel effective immediately for all new orders, it said March 20.

  • Tonawanda Coke executive gets 1-year prison sentence Mar 20, 2014

    A Tonawanda Coke Corp. executive has received a prison term of one year and a day, 100 hours of community service and a $20,000 fine for breaking U.S. environmental laws.

  • Buyers greet sheet increases with skepticism Mar 20, 2014

    The moves by some West Coast steelmakers this week to increase flat-rolled steel prices by $40 per ton ($2 per hundredweight) have divided buyers into two camps.

  • AK Steel applauds ruling on NOES shipments Mar 20, 2014

    AK Steel Corp. is “pleased” with the U.S. Commerce Department’s decision to issue preliminary subsidy rates on imports of non-oriented electrical steel (NOES) from China and Taiwan.

  • ArcelorMittal mill idled following oil spill Mar 20, 2014

    ArcelorMittal USA LLC’s Georgetown, S.C., wire rod mill has been temporarily idled due to an oil spill on an adjacent river, a company spokeswoman said.

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