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Friday Aug 22 2014
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  • ArcelorMittal sets plate price hikes

    Aug 22, 2014 | 09:45 AM

    ArcelorMittal USA LLC has raised plate prices, effective immediately, the company said in an Aug. 21 letter to customers.

  • Canadian rail car builder hiring workers

    Aug 21, 2014 | 06:41 PMFrank Haflich

    National Steel Car Ltd., Canada’s only rail car builder, is boosting employment, spurred by its recent entry into tank cars and rising demand for its traditional lines of freight cars.

  • Essar Steel’s Ch. 15 petition approved

    Aug 21, 2014 | 06:31 PMThorsten Schier

    Essar Steel Algoma Inc.’s petition for protection under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code has been approved.

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  • Grupo México division faces charge over mine’s acid spill

    Aug 22, 2014 | 11:32 AMSaranya Kapur

    A criminal complaint has been filed against Buenavista del Cobre SA de CV by Mexico’s Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) stemming from an acid spill at the company’s Buenavista copper mine into the Sonora River.

  • Sesa Sterlite plea to stay Asarco payment denied

    Aug 21, 2014 | 06:50 PMSaranya Kapur

    A judge in U.S. District Court in Texas has denied Sesa Sterlite Ltd.’s request to stay a court order that it pay nearly $83 million to copper miner Asarco LLC.

  • US molybdenum usage rises, world demand falls

    Aug 21, 2014 | 05:57 PMDaniel Fitzgerald

    Molybdenum usage in the United States increased 4.2 percent in the first quarter compared with the last three months of 2013, with North American molybdenum production also ticking up slightly.

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  • Canadian rail car builder hiring workers

    Aug 21, 2014 | 06:41 PMFrank Haflich

    National Steel Car Ltd., Canada’s only rail car builder, is boosting employment, spurred by its recent entry into tank cars and rising demand for its traditional lines of freight cars.

  • Bombardier appoints Aerostructures chief

    Aug 21, 2014 | 05:29 PMFrank Haflich

    Bombardier Inc. has named a 33-year veteran of the Canadian aerospace industry to oversee development of both its metals and non-metallic structures.

  • US extruders cheer Barstow project delay

    Aug 21, 2014 | 05:15 PMNathan Laliberte

    U.S. aluminum extruders applauded news that a proposed $1.5-billion secondary aluminum manufacturing facility in Barstow, Calif., is unlikely to come to fruition, citing domestic capacity restrictions and widespread concern over the project’s funding sources.

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