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2014-07-21 04:20:43

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Severstal North America's integrated steelmaking assets located in Dearborn, Michigan for $700 million in cash. The acquisition also includes a cokemaking facility and interests in three joint ventures that process flat-rolled steel products. Summary of Benefits: -- Increased scale enhances company's ability to better serve customers -- Highly modernized...

2014-06-11 16:22:31

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it plans to release its second quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. AK Steel will also provide live listening access on the Internet to its earnings conference call to be held at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on July 29, 2014. Access to the webcast will be available from the home page of the company's website at...

2014-06-10 08:23:51

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 1943 have ratified a new 42-month labor agreement covering about 1,700 hourly production and maintenance employees at the company's Middletown (OH) Works. "We are pleased to have reached a competitive labor agreement with our unionized employees at our Middletown Works," said James L. Wainscott, Chairman,...

2014-05-19 12:23:06

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walbridge, Ohio plant of AK Tube LLC, a subsidiary of AK Steel (NYSE: AKS), has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene. The recognition is part of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Northwest Ohio Safety Council. "We are honored to be recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and...

2014-05-16 16:22:26

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that the U.S. Department of Commerce has announced its preliminary determinations that imports of non-oriented electrical steel ("NOES") from China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Sweden and Taiwan are being sold at less than fair value ("dumped") in the United States. As a result, the Commerce Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") to begin requiring U.S. importers of NOES...

2014-05-08 16:20:42

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that one of the company's employees has been recognized by the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) for distinguished research. Grant Thomas, Ph.D., Research Engineer at AK Steel, in collaboration with two research colleagues from the Colorado School of Mines, has received the AISI "Finalist Medal" for the technical paper entitled, "Tensile Properties Obtained by Q&P Processing of Mn-Ni Steels...

2014-05-06 12:23:26

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that Johannes (Hans) Schade, Ph.D., the company's Manager of Electrical Steel Technology and Research Laboratories, has received the Benjamin F. Fairless Award from the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) - a global leader in networking, education and sustainability programs for advancing iron and steel technology. The award recognizes Dr. Schade for his distinguished achievements in iron and...

2014-04-28 16:24:03

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbus, Indiana and Walbridge, Ohio plants of AK Tube LLC, a subsidiary of AK Steel (NYSE: AKS), have each received the "Safety Award of Merit" from the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), a leading trade organization that serves the metal forming and fabricating industry. "Being recognized by the FMA speaks volumes about our culture of safety at AK Steel," said James L. Wainscott, Chairman,...

2014-04-23 16:23:23

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel's (NYSE: AKS) Coshocton (Ohio) Works has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene. The recognition is part of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Coshocton County Safety Council and Chamber of Commerce. "It is an honor to be recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene, an...

2014-04-15 12:23:55

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it will increase prices for all of its stainless steel products, effective with shipments on May 4, 2014. For the following products, the increase will be achieved through a discount reduction of two percentage points. -- Commodity sheet and strip -- Pipe and tube sheet and strip -- Specialty sheet and strip For all other stainless steel products, including automotive exhaust sheet and...


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