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2011-07-05 16:10:00

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel Corporation (NYSE: AKS) said today that the #5 electric arc furnace (EAF) at its Butler (PA) Works sustained some damage July 1, 2011 when molten steel inside the furnace breached the furnace shell causing damage to the furnace and some of its components. Steel production at the plant resumed Saturday, July 2, 2011 utilizing other electric furnaces at the plant which were not impacted by the #5 EAF incident. The company said...

2011-06-22 07:05:00

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) has received an award for "Best Operational Improvements" from American Metal Market (AMM), a leading metal industry publication. The award recognizes the company for making more than $180 million in capital investments at its steel plants in Butler, Pennsylvania and Zanesville, Ohio. These investments, which include a new electric arc furnace, ladle metallurgy furnace and additional electrical steel finishing...

2011-04-21 12:36:00

CANTON, Ohio, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2010, The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) transformed 1.6 million tons of scrap metal - the equivalent of 1.3 million junk cars - into some of the cleanest, strongest steel on Earth. This Timken® steel is made from nearly 100 percent recycled content, which includes 350,000 tons of recycled scrap metal from Timken operations. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-03-07 10:57:00

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said that the first heat of steel was melted on March 4, 2011 in the company's new 175-ton capacity electric arc furnace (EAF) at its Butler, Pennsylvania Works. Also, a new ladle metallurgy furnace (LMF) at the Butler plant has begun processing molten steel. Addition of the new EAF and LMF to the Butler melt shop is part of a modernization of the company's specialty steel operations during the past several years...

2010-01-13 10:04:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- BullMarket.com (http://www.bullmarket.com), an online investment newsletter focused on long-term growth and income-generating stocks, has provided subscribers with coverage of several steel stocks, including U.S. Steel (NYSE: X), Nucor (NYSE: NUE), Steel Dynamics (Nasdaq: STLD), and AK Steel Holdings (NYSE: AKS). All paid and trial subscribers to BullMarket.com can now receive immediate access to the newsletter's exclusive daily reports. As a...

2010-01-13 14:31:00

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (Nasdaq: STLD) today announced the production on January 12, 2010, of the first batch of iron nuggets at the Mesabi Nugget facility at Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota. Utilizing the ITmk3® process developed by Kobe Steel, the plant began commissioning in the fourth quarter of 2009. By the end of December 2009, all individual production systems were operational, and ready for the integration of the overall...

2010-01-04 22:00:00

DANGJIN, South Korea, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Steel Co., part of the Hyundai Automotive Group, held a furnace 'lighting' ceremony today at its new integrated steel mill in Dangjin, South Korea, to start the operation of its first blast furnace. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) Over 600 distinguished guests and staff attended the ceremony, including the Chairman of the Hyundai Automotive Group, Mr. Chung Mong-Koo, and Mr. Marc Solvi, CEO of...

2010-01-04 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horsehead Holding Corp. ("Horsehead") (Nasdaq: ZINC), the parent company of Horsehead Corporation, a leading U.S. producer of specialty zinc and zinc-based products and a leading recycler of electric arc furnace ("EAF") dust, a listed hazardous waste, announced that on December 31, 2009 it closed on its acquisition of INMETCO, a leading recycler of metals-bearing wastes in North America. Based in Ellwood City, PA, INMETCO employs 108 people and...

2009-12-02 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horsehead Holding Corp. ("Horsehead") (Nasdaq: ZINC), the parent company of Horsehead Corporation, a leading U.S. producer of specialty zinc and zinc-based products and a leading recycler of electric arc furnace ("EAF") dust, a listed hazardous waste, today announced its plans to acquire INMETCO, a leading recycler of metals-bearing wastes in North America. Based in Ellwood City, PA, INMETCO employs 108 people and operates the only secondary...


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