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  • Veritas appoints chief executive Mar 27, 2014

    Bridge manufacturer Veritas Steel LLC has hired Tracy Glende as president and chief executive officer, the company said in a statement March 27.

  • Superior names two interim co-chiefs to replace Borick Mar 27, 2014

    Superior Industries International Inc. has named two company officials as co-chief executive officers as the company continues to look for a successor to outgoing chairman, president and chief executive officer Steven J. Borick.

  • Ex-Spirit workers allege discrimination Mar 27, 2014

    A union representing employees at Spirit AeroSystems Inc. has filed federal discrimination charges against the aerospace contractor, alleging that 10 workers were laid off last year due to age or medical conditions.

  • Aleris targets Asian aerospace growth Mar 27, 2014

    The Asian aviation industry is booming. As demand for air travel increases in step with the region’s growing affluence, so too does the need for new commercial aircraft.

  • Boeing builds airplanes in world's largest room Mar 27, 2014

    In a building some 25 miles north of Seattle, several thousand people are quietly going about their daily jobs.

  • Jury awards MM Steel $52M in antitrust case Mar 26, 2014

    A Texas federal court jury has awarded MM Steel LP $52 million in its lawsuit against a group of large steel mills and service centers for allegedly conspiring to drive the Texas steel distributor out of business.

  • Kinder Morgan to build 213-mile pipeline Mar 26, 2014

    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP is planning a 213-mile, 16-inch pipeline from Apache County, Ariz., to its Cortez pipeline in Torrance County, N.M.

  • WTO rules for US in dispute vs China Mar 26, 2014

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) has sided with the United States in a dispute over export restrictions by China on tungsten, molybdenum and 17 rare earths elements, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman said March 26.

  • Aero growth set to buoy aluminum demand Mar 26, 2014

    Historically high order books at Boeing Co. and Airbus SAS are set to keep the aerospace industry buoyant for some time.

  • Aircraft makers focus on raw materials Mar 26, 2014

    Buy-to-fly is the latest buzzword in aerospace, and it’s already making an impact on the raw materials that commercial aircraft makers are selecting.

  • ITC keeps anti-dumping duties on innerspring units Mar 25, 2014

    In a five-year sunset review, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted to maintain duties on imports of uncovered innerspring units from China, South Africa and Vietnam.

  • Commerce ends anti-dumping duties on ball bearings Mar 25, 2014

    In the final results of an anti-dumping duty sunset review of imports of ball bearings from Japan and the United Kingdom, the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has revoked the duty orders as no domestic interested parties filed a notice of intent to participate.

  • Jordan Cove Energy Project OK’d to export LNG Mar 25, 2014

    Jordan Cove Energy Project LP has received conditional approval to export liquefied natural gas to countries that don’t have a free-trade agreement with the United States.

  • Trustee objects to Pacific Steel attorney Mar 25, 2014

    The bankruptcy trustee for Pacific Steel Casting Co. has objected to the appointment of an attorney seeking to represent the company until certain issues are resolved.

  • Sanctions vs. Russia to slow Bombardier deals Mar 24, 2014

    Economic sanctions against Russia for its action in Ukraine likely will slow the closing of a sales deal for $3.4 billion in Bombardier Inc. aircraft, as well as an agreement to assemble aircraft in Russia.

  • 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.

  • New Star Metals acquires coater Mar 23, 2014

    New Star Metals Inc. has acquired Material Sciences Corp. (MSC), which specializes in electrogalvanizing and coil coating of flat-rolled steel and aluminum.

  • PCC’s deal for ADI stresses drive for in-house sourcing Mar 21, 2014

    Precision Castparts Corp.’s (PCC’s) plans for its newest proposed acquisition, Aerospace Dynamics International (ADI), reflect the company’s increasing intention to drive sourcing among its operations in-house.

  • Former steel financier bullish on shale Mar 21, 2014

    Former steel financier and ArcelorMittal SA director Wilbur Ross is banking on the shale gas revolution to drive a North American manufacturing renaissance.

  • Dry bulk shipping rates seen remaining firm Mar 21, 2014

    Dry bulk shipping rates are expected to remain firm after a recent climb due to limited ship availability and long lead times following financially lean years for companies.

  • PCC to buy Calif. aerospace supplier Mar 20, 2014

    Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is moving further into the aerospace supply chain with its $625-million acquisition of Aerospace Dynamics International (ADI).

  • Georgia approves $35M to deepen harbor Mar 20, 2014

    The Georgia legislature has approved $35 million in additional funding to deepen the Savannah Harbor, the Georgia Ports Authority said in a statement March 20.

  • Crimea likely won’t hurt world economy Mar 20, 2014

    “Despite the uncertainty, we think it’s unlikely that this situation will lead to any significant economic events,” Kounis told attendees at Capital Link Inc.’s eighth annual Shipping Forum in New York.

  • Metal availability a big challenge: executive Mar 19, 2014

    Securing metal—whether billet, prime or scrap—remains challenging due to stock financing deals and tight credit markets, one executive said.

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