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Tuesday | 28 February, 2017 | 8:58 am

The Swedish Energy Agency is investing heavily in a carbon-dioxide-free steel industry

February 28, 2017 - SSAB's, LKAB's and Vattenfall's initiative for a carbon-dioxide-free steel industry has gained additional support from The Swedish Energy Agency. The agency passed a resolution to finance a 4-year long research project for SEK 99 million. At the same time, the three companies behind the initiative, SSAB, LKAB, and Vattenfall, have decided to form a corporate joint venture to spur on this initiative.

Monday | 27 February, 2017 | 10:01 am

Swedish steel fashion at the Academy Awards

February 27, 2017 - Bahar Pars, leading actress in "A Man Called Ove", will step on the Academy Awards red carpet dressed in Swedish steel. The unique dress, designed by Swedish fashion designer Naim Josefi, is decorated with 6,000 steel sequins. She will also wear a 3D-printed steel necklace in the form of two hands, also designed by Josefi.

Friday | 24 February, 2017 | 2:08 pm

Heavy gage shears with quick change knife cassettes make quick work of changing blades

February 24, 2017 - Cutting heavy gage HRS and the newer, higher strength steels can take a real toll on your shear blades. As a result, more frequent blade changes are required which results in additional down time. Red Bud Industries’ heavy gage shears with quick change knife cassettes make quick work of changing blades. With their “switchblade” system, what used to take hours can now be done in as little as a few minutes.

Friday | 24 February, 2017 | 10:50 am

AAM supports Wilbur Ross’ Commerce Secretary confirmation

February 24, 2017 - The Alliance for American Manufacturing urged Senate leaders to confirm Wilbur Ross as the Secretary of Commerce in a letter sent this week. The letter outlines the need for the next Commerce Secretary to tackle the widening trade deficit, China’s massive industrial overcapacity, foreign currency manipulation, China’s state-owned investment in U.S. companies, trade agreements that don’t prioritize job creation, and lax trade enforcement.

Tuesday | 21 February, 2017 | 9:53 am

New start for INGENIA thanks to ASMAG – Joint projects in the works

February 21, 2017 - The ASMAG Group, based in Scharnstein, Austria and INGENIA, specialist for crane and handling technology located in Linz, have been working closely together since August 2016. This has ensured the continuation of INGENIA. On February 1, ASMAG acquired the shares in INGENIA and the first joint projects are already in the works.

Tuesday | 21 February, 2017 | 9:10 am

American Roller launches new release coatings product series

February 20, 2017 - This new coating is designed for stationary and rotating parts, including web process industrial rollers. The coating family features new Low COF formulations, and a Smooth, Easy Clean, surface finish. The series includes 4 different combinations of surface textures and hardness ranges.

Wednesday | 15 February, 2017 | 4:17 pm

MSCI Safety Survey shows overall positive trend

February 15, 2017 - The 2016 Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) Safety Survey shows that the industry’s safety is on a positive trend. Incidents have decreased drastically over time, from 10 per man hour on average across the industry in 2002 to 5 and below in the 2015 data just reported.

Tuesday | 14 February, 2017 | 10:09 am

New brochure details press feed equipment from Dallas Industries

February 14, 2017 - The new 8-page brochure details the company’s core competencies and deliverables: coil handling, press feed equipment and controls.

Tuesday | 14 February, 2017 | 9:59 am

NASA announces the addition of Eaton Steel Bar Company

February 14, 2017 -  North American Steel Alliance (NASA) announces the addition of Eaton Steel Bar Company as its newest cold drawn and hot rolled, carbon and alloy, special bar quality (SBQ) supplier. NASA welcomes the entire Eaton Steel Bar Company team and their family of businesses to supply member companies’ SBQ cold drawn and hot rolled bar needs.

Tuesday | 14 February, 2017 | 8:56 am

Steel Manager III from 4GL Solutions installed at Nivert Metal Supply

February 14, 2017 - 4GL Solutions announced today the installation of their leading ERP metal specific software Steel Manager III at Nivert Metal Supply, Inc. in Throop, Pa. Commenting on the agreement, George Walton, President of 4GL Solutions said, “We are proud to say that after an extensive review of ERP software, Nivert Metal Supply has chosen 4GL Solutions as their ERP software partner."

Friday | 10 February, 2017 | 9:15 am

Almetals Inc. celebrates milestones

February 10, 2017 - Dave Romaniw celebrates 20 years with the company and is now the Production Coordinator, Sherri Nutting celebrates 15 years with the company and serves as Almetals Customer Service Manager, and Harold Murthum celebrates 15 years as Lead Machine Operator in Production.

Wednesday | 08 February, 2017 | 8:51 am

2018 Ford Expedition boasts advanced materials

February 8, 2017 - Ford Motor Co. this week introduced the latest model Expedition featuring an all-new high-strength, aluminum-alloy body and redesigned high-strength steel frame.

Tuesday | 07 February, 2017 | 2:58 pm

Messe Düsseldorf to organize Tube Producers' & Suppliers' Pavilion at Fabtech 2017

February 7, 2017 - The Tube Producers’ and Suppliers’ Pavilion is Messe Düsseldorf’s answer to rising demand from the tube industry and the tube trade for a separate segment covering tubes, tube end products and the tube trade at FABTECH.

Monday | 06 February, 2017 | 8:52 am

U.S. Steel names new executives

February 6, 2017 - United States Steel Corp. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David B. Burritt today announced two executive appointments. James F. Dudek has been named vice president – asset revitalization and manufacturing excellence, and Pipasu H. Soni will serve as vice president – finance. Both appointments were effective February 1.

Monday | 06 February, 2017 | 8:51 am

Nucor subsidiary acquires bar grating assets

February 6, 2017 - Fisher & Ludlow, Inc. announced today that it is acquiring the assets of Alabama Metal Industries Corporation's (AMICO's) bar grating facility located in Bourbonnais, Illinois, as well as the bar grating equipment and related inventory at three other AMICO locations.

Friday | 03 February, 2017 | 9:52 am

CarTech to acquire titanium powder producer

February 3, 2017 - Carpenter Technology Corp. signed an agreement to purchase Puris LLC, a Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, producer of titanium powder for additive manufacturing and advanced technology applications, for $35 million.

Thursday | 02 February, 2017 | 11:39 am

Bar producer to boost production capacity

February 2, 2017 - Steel Dynamics Inc.’s Roanoke Bar Division has awarded a $28 million equipment contract to SMS Group to install a new reheat furnace and a new finishing area into the Roanoke, Virginia, mill complex.

Thursday | 02 February, 2017 | 9:38 am

Bonnell Aluminum buys Western extruder

February 2, 2017 - Bonnell Aluminum, Newnan, Georgia, has agreed to acquire Futura Industries, Clearfield, Utah. Futura designs and manufactures extruded aluminum products for multiple end markets, including flooring trims, OEM components for truck grills, solar panels, fitness equipment and other applications. The company employs about 350 people.

Wednesday | 01 February, 2017 | 1:17 pm

NASA to focus on communications in 2017

February 1, 2017 - In recognition of opportunities and challenges in a changing market and consolidation within the metals industry, the North American Steel Alliance (NASA) is focusing on comprehensive and timely member communications in 2017. To assist the Alliance in communications, the cooperative has retained The Juniper Group, Inc. to provide marketing communications.

Wednesday | 01 February, 2017 | 12:41 pm

SME introduces mine fire documentary

February 1, 2017 - The Health & Safety Division and the Coal & Energy Division of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) are pleased to announce the video premiere of the new documentary Remember Wilberg during the SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference.

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