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  • USS Canada files for relief from creditors

    U.S. Steel Corp.’s Canadian operations have filed for relief from creditors under the country’s Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

  • Turkish mills blast Canada for rebar duties

    Turkish rebar exporters have hit back against Canada’s decision to levy initial duties on imports of the material into Canada.

  • Stainless industry finally turning corner: exec

    The U.S. stainless steel industry has finally recovered from the financial crisis, according to a top industry executive, and producers are now seeing a tight market, which has been a long time coming.

  • Essar wins OK on $100M financing deal

    Essar Steel Algoma Inc. has received approval to proceed with an agreement that would provide it with a near-term capital infusion of $100 million.

  • Turkish rebar mills lash out at US claims

    Representatives from Turkish rebar mills Içdaş Çelik Enerji Tersane ve Ulaşım Sanayi AS and Çolakoğlu Metalurji AŞ defended their country’s rebar industry as efficient and free from dumping and subsidy practices while criticizing U.S. rebar producers.



  • RTI signs supply deal for Leap engine

    A long-term agreement to supply titanium aluminide to Snecma SA could mean an ultimate market of more than $100 million for RTI International Metals Inc., which is now one of two major suppliers of the alloy for the French aircraft engine builder’s new engine.

  • Correction: Importers plead guilty

    Due to misinformation provided to AMM by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and a misreading of a plea agreement, an article in the Sept. 4 issue inaccurately stated that four executives of Puerto Rico-based Sultana Screens & Aluminum Sales Inc. and Aluwest Industries Inc. had pleaded guilty to smuggling charges in connection with a scheme to evade U.S. anti-dumping and countervailing duties.

  • Noranda appealing energy decision

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. is asking the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) to reconsider its order denying the company a reduced electricity rate at its New Madrid, Mo., smelter.

  • Mitsubishi Shindoh OKs extension in patent suit

    Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. Ltd. counsel has agreed to a request by Conbraco Industries Inc. to extend the deadline for the latter to mull over potential settlement discussions in a patent dispute between the companies, Conbraco said in a court filing.

  • “Titanium cheaters” pose an ongoing threat

    A lawsuit recently filed by United Technologies Corp. (UTC) shows that defense contractors are "still vulnerable" to an ongoing problem with "suspect" titanium that has persisted for 15 years, according to an aviation trade journal.

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  • Optimism prevails in market outlook for the year ahead

    Stainless steel demand continues to show strong growth, much of which has come from real market demand rather than simple inventory restocking.

  • A reduced appetite

    Mills are cherry picking direct-reduced iron technologies from leading providers as they seek the best input mix to create the optimal product while keeping costs under control at a time when raw materials are a driving factor in corporate profitability.

  • Iron will

    Steelmakers and other companies that have moved—or are considering moving—into direct-reduced iron production are exploiting advantageous energy prices while also looking to keep raw material costs and accessibility under their own control.

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