Latest Steel mill Stories

2008-09-19 12:00:25

NASHWAUK, MN, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Essar Steel Holdings Ltd, a part of Essar Global Ltd, today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the first steelmaking facility in Minnesota's famous Iron Range.

2008-09-18 12:00:29

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) today announced that it has invested $14 million in a new thermal treatment facility at its steel plant in Canton, Ohio.

2008-09-09 09:00:36

By Sara Israelsen-Hartley Deseret News VINEYARD, Utah County -- Electrical cords poke up like weeds through a concrete pad at what used to be the Geneva Steel casting area. Nearby, a 20-foot-tall hunk of concrete and rusted rebar looms like a disheveled industrial haystack.

2008-09-08 03:00:18

By Baer, Jim The new coke facility will include 120 heat recovery ovens capable of producing approximately 650,000 tons of screened blast furnace coke per year, which will be sold to U.S. Steel under a 15- year contract. What it does is make U.S.

2008-09-03 03:00:16

By Kirgin, Ken Casting shipments continue to decline this year, leading to a slight uptick next year. A preliminary analysis of the use of metal castings in the U.S.

2008-08-29 18:00:32

Tokyo, Aug. 29 (Jiji Press)--Nippon Steel Corp. said Friday that its fire-hit Yawata steelworks in the southwestern Japan city of Kitakyushu will resume full operations in mid-December. The July 29 fire is expected to cause a loss of some 200,000 tons in steel output.

2008-08-29 12:01:04

By Paul Burgarino PITTSBURG -- The curtain will soon rise on a new era in steel production in this Delta city, as a multimillion-dollar pipe factory takes shape.

2008-08-15 00:00:29

Bricmont Inc. of Canonsburg said Shanghai Meishan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. awarded it an $11.5 million contract to supply a dual line tunnel roller hearth furnace to heat slabs at its steel mill in Nanjing, China.

2008-08-05 03:00:34

By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 5--Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh said Monday it is selling its Monessen coke plant to the world's largest steelmaker for $160 million in a deal that will end its involvement in the coke-making business.

2008-08-02 03:00:22

By Stephen J. Lee, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 2--There is nothing useless, junky, abandoned or trifling about the scrap metal business these days, despite how the dictionary defines scrap.

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The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.