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Mittal Steel restores full operations at Indiana steel plant

May 31, 2006

Mittal Steel USA has fully restored its steelmaking operations at the No. 3 basic oxygen shop at its Indiana Harbor plant in East Chicago, Ind. Fully automated operation of both furnace vessels was...

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Dofasco appoints new president, CEO

May 30, 2006

Brian MacNeill, chairman of the board of Dofasco Inc., has announced that Dofasco President and CEO, Don Pether, has indicated he will retire from his current responsibilities, effective July 21,...

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Steel spotlighted in stamp series

May 25, 2006

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today that one of steel's most legendary design achievements, The Gateway Arch, will be featured in the U.S. Postal Service stamp series,...

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Durable goods orders fell sharply in April

May 24, 2006

New orders for manufactured durable goods in April decreased $10.5 billion or 4.8 percent to $210.2 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This decrease follows two consecutive monthly...

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Metals USA completes two acquisitions

May 22, 2006

Houston-based Metals USA Inc. has announced the completion of two acquisitions.On May 17 the company acquired the assets and business operations of Port City Metal Services Inc., located in Tulsa,...

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Olympic Steel signs agreement to acquire Tinsley Group - PS&W

May 22, 2006

Olympic Steel Inc., a national steel service center, today announced the signing of a definitive stock purchase agreement to acquire Tinsley Group - PS&W Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Eliza Tinsley...

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Mittal Steel offer for Arcelor opens

May 18, 2006

Mittal Steel Co. has announced that its offer for Arcelor opened today in Luxembourg, France, and Belgium. It is expected to open in Spain and the U.S. shortly. The offer will be open for 30 business...

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Honda to expand in U.S., Canada

May 17, 2006

Honda announced plans May 16 to advance toward its "2010 Vision" for North American automobile operations, in conjunction with a wider global strategy announced in Japan the same day by Honda Motor...

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FMA and LIA purchase ALAW

May 15, 2006

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill., and the Laser Institute of America (LIA), Orlando, Fla., have announced that they have purchased the Automotive Laser...

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AK Steel increasing carbon steel, zinc coating extras prices

May 12, 2006

AK Steel has announced that it will increase spot market base prices for all carbon steel products by $30 per ton for new orders received for shipment on June 1, 2006 and later. The company said, but...

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Nucor names DiMicco chairman

May 11, 2006

Nucor Corp. announced today that its president and chief executive officer, Daniel R. DiMicco, has assumed the additional role of chairman. DiMicco has been with Nucor for 23 years and has served as...

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WCI Steel announces furnace project

May 10, 2006

WCI Steel Inc., Warren, Ohio, has announced that it is investing $36.7 million in a new walking beam slab reheat furnace at its hot strip mill that is intended to increase quality and productivity...

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Whirlpool announces job cuts

May 10, 2006

Whirlpool Corp. today announced a series of changes within its North American organization relating to the integration of Maytag operations. Locations affected by the changes include three...

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Prima to hold open house

May 9, 2006

Prima North America is holding an open house May 23 - 24 at its Chicopee, Mass., Technology Center to debut its new Syncrono laser cutting machine.Visitors also will be able to view demonstrations of...

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Coe displays equipment videos on Web site

May 9, 2006

Coe Press Equipment has launched three videos on its Web site featuring advanced coil feeding equipment in action at three customer locations.A direct transfer press is shown working at Midway...

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