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2010-10-12 14:07:00

KIEV, Ukraine, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The representatives of Arcelor-Mittal have expressed their willingness to get back to negotiations of the investment agreement with the Ukrainian government. They made this statement after the Kyiv City Commercial Court had droppedthe case upon the withdrawal of the General Prosecutor's claim. Cristophe Cornier, Vice President and Management Board Member, Arcelor-Mittal, said "We welcome the decision to stop these proceedings. We are...

2010-03-02 10:20:00

PITTSBURGH, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Tube City IMS, LLC, a leading provider of products and services to steel mills and foundries globally, today announced that Bruce C. Campbell has joined the Company as Manager - Carolina Trading. "Bruce will be responsible for strategic planning, procurement and business development in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee," said J. David Aronson, President and Chief Operating Officer - Raw Material and Optimization Group, Tube City IMS. "He is...

2008-08-27 21:00:00

By Fred O. Williams Steelworkers in Lackawanna and around the nation are voting today on whether to authorize a strike against ArcelorMittal, the owner of an endangered mill here with over 200 jobs. A key issue in contract talks is the global steelmaker's commitment to invest in its U.S. plants, said William J. Pienta, District 4 director of the United Steelworkers of America in Cheektowaga. "If the company doesn't want to reinvest, they don't have to tell you they're shutting down," he...

2008-08-05 18:00:29

By Andrea Holecek, The Times, Munster, Ind. Aug. 5--The United Steelworkers negotiating teams began bargaining economic issues with the integrated steelmakers just days after U.S. Steel Corp. and ArcelorMittal announced record quarterly profits. "With USS (U.S Steel) seeing record profits as a result of the sacrifices, dedication and hard work of steelworkers, the Union will seek major economic improvements across the board," according to a USW Local 1066 bargaining update. The local...

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