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  • Grande Cache gets OK for Alberta mine Dec 04, 2009

    Grande Cache Coal Corp. has received all necessary regulatory approvals to develop its new No. 8 surface mine in Alberta.

  • America West buying stake in China coking coal plant Dec 04, 2009

    America West Resources Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire a majority interest in a Chinese coking coal plant.

  • Union files lawsuit vs. closed Kane Steel Dec 04, 2009

    United Auto Workers (UAW) union Local 2327 has filed a lawsuit and a motion for a temporary restraining order against Kane Steel Co., which closed its doors Nov. 25 after 54 years in business.

  • USS recalling Keewatin workers: union Dec 04, 2009

    Almost a year to the day after it laid off workers at its Keewatin Taconite plant in Minnesota, U.S. Steel Corp. has told union officials it will recall workers in coming days.

  • USS recalling Keewatin workers: union Dec 04, 2009

    Almost a year to the day after it laid off workers at its Keewatin Taconite plant in Minnesota, U.S. Steel Corp. has told union officials it will recall workers in coming days.

  • Columbus Steel Castings accused of missing pollution deadline Dec 04, 2009

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has accused Columbus Steel Castings Co. of failing to implement a court-ordered plan to correct major air pollution problems at its foundry on the south side of Columbus.

  • Carpe diem--but fish solution may block steel shipments Dec 04, 2009

    Efforts by the governor of Michigan to try to close the Grand Calumet River in Illinois have come under fire from the tugboat, towboat and barge industry.

  • Carpe diem—but fish solution may block steel shipments Dec 04, 2009

    Efforts by the governor of Michigan to try to close the Grand Calumet River in Illinois have come under fire from the tugboat, towboat and barge industry.

  • Union files lawsuit vs. closed Kane Steel Dec 04, 2009

    United Auto Workers (UAW) union Local 2327 has filed a lawsuit and a motion for a temporary restraining order against Kane Steel Co., which closed its doors Nov. 25 after 54 years in business.

  • Grande Cache Coal gets OK for Alberta mine Dec 04, 2009

    Grande Cache Coal Corp. has received all necessary regulatory approvals to develop its new No. 8 surface mine in Alberta.

  • America West buying stake in China coking coal plant Dec 04, 2009

    America West Resources Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire a majority interest in a Chinese coking coal plant.

  • Bankruptcy court auction of Crucible assets set Dec. 17 Dec 03, 2009

    The U.S. Bankruptcy Court has set Dec. 17. for the auction of the rest of the assets of Crucible Materials Corp.

  • Family suing over cold-drawn steel transactions Dec 03, 2009

    Robert A. Billstein Sr. and Robert A. Billstein Jr. have filed a civil complaint against brothers Mark and Gary Goodman, executives at Hercules Drawn Steel Corp.

  • AK Steel, NAS lower stainless steel surcharges for January Dec 03, 2009

    Two domestic stainless producers are reducing their surcharges on the most-popular grades for January.

  • Wire rod tags pegged to increase in January Dec 03, 2009

    Wire rod sellers and buyers are projecting a $20- to $25-per-ton ($1- to $1.25-per-hundredweight) increase in pricing for January after tags held steady a month earlier.

  • AK Steel, NAS lower stainless steel surcharges for January Dec 03, 2009

    Two domestic stainless producers are reducing their surcharges on the most-popular grades for January.

  • Wire rod prices expected to rise up to $25 per ton in Jan. Dec 03, 2009

    Wire rod sellers and buyers are projecting a $20- to $25-per-ton ($1- to $1.25-per-hundredweight) increase in pricing for January after tags held steady a month earlier.

  • Global Price Watch Dec 03, 2009

    Chinese hot-rolled coil and plate offers around $45 per tonne higher than a month ago have turned South Korean importers into cautious buyers, trading sources said. Hot-rolled coil export quotes have risen to $525 to $535 per tonne c.f.r. from $480 to $490 in late October, and plate export quotes are $535 to $545 per tonne c.f.r., up from $490 to $500.

  • KeyBanc analyst ups outlook for Haynes Dec 03, 2009

    An analyst has increased his earnings outlook on Haynes International Inc., and maintained a “hold” rating pending greater stability in the demand and pricing environment, improved project financing and leaner end-market supply chains.

  • SMI calls for EU duties vs. China stainless Dec 03, 2009

    The European Union should impose sanctions on Chinese stainless steel exporters to prevent the European markets from being flooded with material, according to Wolfgang Lipp, managing director of Austrian consultants Steel Market Intelligence (SMI).

  • Posco gets OK for Alabama steel plant Dec 03, 2009

    Posco America Corp., a unit of South Korean steelmaker Posco Ltd., has been given the go-ahead by Alabama state and local development authorities to build a $17-million steel processing plant in Birmingham.

  • Longhi still sees stimulus funds in 2d qtr. Dec 03, 2009

    Gerdau Ameristeel Corp.’s top executive is sticking with his projection that infrastructure-related American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds will begin to benefit steelmakers as soon as the second quarter of 2010.

  • AK slices electrical steel surcharge Dec 03, 2009

    AK Steel Corp. has lowered its surcharge on electrical steel products by $30 per ton for January.

  • Cliffs sweetens takeover offer for Freewest Dec 03, 2009

    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has raised its friendly takeover offer for Freewest Resources Canada Inc. in an effort to beat a rival offer from Noront Resources Ltd.

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