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US Steel begins calling back laid-off workers at Minntac plant

U.S. Steel is in the process of calling back all 400 laid-off workers at its Minntac taconite pellet plant on the Iron Range, company officials confirmed Friday. Some 68 idled iron and maintenance workers have already been called back to ...

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U.S. Steel making design changes to proposed new headquarters

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said today there’s been “a lot of positive movement” made in altering the design of the new U.S. Steel headquarters to satisfy him and other critics. After meeting with representatives of Clayco Realty Group, the project developer, Mr. ...

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U.S. Steel to idle two pipe factories – one in Texas – due to oil price collapse

U.S. Steel Corp., the country’s second- biggest producer of the metal, plans to idle two pipe plants and lay off more than 750 employees as the oil-price slump cuts spending by energy companies. U.S. Steel Monday notified 614 workers about ...

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U.S. Steel Lays Off 756 Blaming Low Oil Prices

U.S. Steel Corp. X -3.04% said it will idle plants in Ohio and Texas and lay off 756 workers, becoming one of the first big U.S. industrial casualties of the recent collapse in global oil prices. The plants make steel pipe and tube for ...

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U.S. Steel’s Turnaround Could Get Scrapped in a Down Market

U.S. Steel (X) has been working on a turnaround by cutting back on expenses and lifting its sales. The Pittsburgh company surprised the market with a second quarter adjusted profit in July and followed that up in late October with its highest third-quarter segment operating ...

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U.S. Steel Canada burning through cash

Losses at U.S. Steel Canada continue to mount as the company again delays finalizing a plan to sell its Hamilton and Lake Erie plants. In his latest report, the court-appointed monitor says while the former Stelco’s cash flow performance has ...

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October Steel Shipments Up 1.6% from September

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of October 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,508,477 net tons, a 1.6 percent increase from the 8,372,929 net tons shipped in the previous month, September 2014, and ...

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U.S. Steel wants to sell to its American parent company

U. S. Steel Canada is going to court in Toronto Friday morning for permission to restart its Hamilton coke oven battery. In documents filed late Thursday afternoon the company asked for an emergency hearing to approve a deal that would ...

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Christopherson demands protection for U.S. Steel pensioners

The Hamilton Centre MP will introduce a private member’s motion Thursday demanding the federal government apologize to Hamilton for allowing U.S. Steel to take over the former Stelco. The motion also demands the release of the text of a deal ...

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Requirement to use U.S. steel in planned Alaska ferry terminal in B.C. raises Canadian ire

A rule requiring federally funded transportation projects to use American-made materials will apply to the new Alaska Marine Highway System’s new ferry terminal in Prince Rupert, British Columbia — a situation that’s causing cross-border consternation. The rules, known as the Buy ...

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