News - 3 Feb 2003
National Steel have announced that they have signed an agreement to sell all of their steel making and finishing assets to AK Steel for $1.125 billion. This sale price includes $925 million in cash...
News - 24 Jan 2003
AK Steel have just made an offer to acquire the finishing and steel manufacturing assets of National Steel Corporation for $1.025 billion.
National Steel have been operating under Chapter 11...
News - 13 Jan 2003
US Steel have signed an agreement with National Steel Corporation to acquire their steel making and finishing assets for $950 million. The purchase price includes nearly $200 million in liabilities...
News - 16 Nov 2002
Following hot on the heels of the joint agreement signed by Japan’s Kawasaki Steel and NKK in September, Japan’s other steel giants Nippon Steel, Sumitomo Metals and Kobe Steel have formed...
News - 14 Nov 2002
Slater Steel said that it had notified staff and relevant unions of its intention to close permanently its Atlas Specialty Steels’ bar mill in the first half of 2003.
Production capacity from...
News - 12 Nov 2002
Dofasco have just committed approximately $700 million over 5 years to the improvement of the Finishing Division of its core Hamilton steel manufacturing operation. The programme has been initiated to...
News - 2 Oct 2002
Precision Castparts Corp have just received an order from BAE Systems to supply titanium casting for the new XM777 155mm lightweight Howitzer
The contract worth over $130 million will run until the...
News - 14 Aug 2002
Effective October 1, 2002, Kobe Steel’s copper leadframe operation will merge with its subsidiary Leadmikk Ltd. The merged operation will be called Kobe Leadmikk Ltd and will be based in...
News - 19 Jun 2002
Composites Materials Research (CMR) has recently been established as a division of Pultron to provide composites testing services to a rapidly growing market.
News - 20 Mar 2002
In a strategic move to increase growth outside Europe and develop the organisations business in long stainless products, AvestaPolarit have formed a co-operation agreement with Allegheny Technologies...