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2011-03-02 08:21:00

PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today welcomed the announced stock purchase of Severstal's USW-represented assets by the Renco Group, including the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel facilities in the Ohio Valley, including Wheeling Corrugating in Wheeling, WV and the Allenport facility in Allenport, PA; the former WCI Steel facility in Warren, Ohio and the former Bethlehem Steel facility in Sparrows Point, MD, along with a 50% ownership of...

2009-11-19 11:24:00

WHEELING, W.Va., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yorkville, Ohio, cold rolling mill of Severstal Wheeling, Inc., will resume operations on December 13, 2009 to provide additional cold rolling capacity to Severstal North America.

2008-10-10 18:00:27

WHEELING - While Severstal North America decides how to weather what is becoming a global economic downturn, hundreds of steelworkers at several Ohio Valley plants will wait to see how long their layoffs last.

2008-09-11 00:00:22

By Joe Napsha About 16,000 steelworkers at 12 U.S. Steel Corp. plants will benefit from a four-year contract overwhelmingly approved Tuesday.

2008-09-08 00:00:22

By Joe Napsha When Russian leader Nikita S. Khrushchev toured the United States in 1959, he visited Mesta Machine Co. in West Homestead to see a mill that made machine tool and steel mill equipment for the thriving steel industry.

2008-09-01 03:00:18

By Harris, Linda OAO Severstal Inc., the Russian steelmaker aiming to increase its toehold in the U.S. steel industry, has completed its acquisition of Esmark Inc., a deal that includes Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel.

2008-08-24 00:00:28

Russia's biggest steelmaker plans to buy fast-growing PBS Coals, which counts the Quecreek Mine among its operations in Somerset County. OAO Severstal of Cherepovets, Russia, said Friday it will acquire PBS for $1.3 billion to supply its U.S. operations with coking coal.

2008-08-06 03:00:41

By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 6--The consolidation of the global steel industry continued Tuesday as Russian steelmaker OAO Severstal completed its $1.25 billion purchase of Esmark Inc., the parent company of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp.

2008-08-05 12:00:40

Russian steel giant Severstal has completed a $775 million tender offer, buying 94 percent of U.S. steelmaker Esmark's outstanding shares, the company said. With the deal complete, Severstal has purchased 39 million shares of Esmark of Wheeling, W.Va., RIA Novosti reported.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.