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Despite drop in metallic ore shipments, US freight rail traffic increases in November
Intermodal traffic in November totaled 1,007,549 containers and trailers, up 7.8 percent (73,004 units) compared with November 2012.
Tenaris announces purchase of Brazilian joint venture interest
Tenaris announced an agreement to purchase, subject to approval, the remaining 50 percent interest in Socotherm Brasil from Socotherm Americas.
US government recognizes ArcelorMittal’s energy productivity
ArcelorMittal was recognized by the US Department of Energy this week for its leadership in the Better Buildings, Better Plants Program.
US rebar mills file “critical circumstances” allegation against Turkish rebar
The allegation claims, among other things, that rebar imports from Turkey increased after the initial AD/CVD petition was filed.
WISCO produces 1.4 mm medium-high carbon alloy tool steel strip
Chinese steel producer WISCO’s 30CrMo hot rolled medium-high carbon alloy tool steel strips have met national quality standards.