US confirms fabricated steel from Canada dumped, but not subsidized
Investigation is over, no countervailing duties will be collected but injuries to be assessed.
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Semafo mine in Burkina Faso won’t reopen this year following attack
Company says it continues to support victims and their families as it works on a plan for the future.
Stelco makes no net profit in Q3 as revenues drop 23%
Revenues were $475 million, down from $619 million in the third quarter of 2018.
Glencore to close Brunswick lead smelter, 420 jobs lost
Losing money since the 2013 closure of the nearby Brunswick Mine, which produced zinc and lead.
China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel
Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.
BC should demand miners pay cleanup costs up front: Study
Rules review to ensure taxpayers aren’t stuck with the costs of cleaning up or caring for abandoned mines.
Why Trump tariffs haven’t revitalized American steelmakers
Raised costs for steel users and has done little to blunt China’s dominance of global steel production.
US dismisses trade beef against two Quebec steel makers
…but will determined pricing of fabricated steel from China and Mexico to be unfair, tariffs levied.
Heico gets $18M federal funding to diversify product mix
Company is investing $50.7 million in three facilities, creating 86 jobs.
Stelco Holdings Q2 revenue down on lower prices, market challenges
Steelmaker cites destocking, falling market prices and the 232 tariffs imposed by the US.
Chinese billionaire indicted in US aluminum import scheme
Charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and international money laundering.
Sheet metal processor gets $365,000 CED funding for productivity
Repayable loan will be used to purchase and install digitally controlled production equipment.
Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers
Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.
Alcoa gets $10M from feds for a Quebec aluminum plant
Part of an $85 million investment in cutting-edge technology that will increase lower cost aluminum production.
Burloak Technologies additive centre of excellence is operational
Provides customer projects with a range of capabilities from engineering to production.
China dangles a new threat in trade war: rare earth minerals
Beijing says it could cut US off from exotic minerals widely used in electric cars and mobile phones.
Canadian retaliatory tariffs lifted as US kills steel-aluminum penalties
More than 70 other US products including licorice, coffee, sleeping bags and ketchup.
Experts weigh in on lifting of tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum
United Steelworkers called removal “good news” but wants stronger measures to protect Canadian steel.
Stelco buys remaining 37 acres next to Hamilton Works
Plans to capitalize on the demand for industrial lands in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.
Additive manufacturer AP&C expands its Greater Montreal operations
GE company says it will add up to 75 skilled jobs over five years.
Stelco pushes PM for help dealing with ‘changing landscape’ for steel
Emergency import restrictions on seven products that posed a “serious threat” to Canada’s steel industry are about to expire.
Steel producer Nucor to build US$1.3B mill in rural Kentucky
Nucor CEO and president said the project will create about 400 jobs.
Tariffs raise ‘serious questions’ about NAFTA after DC meeting: Freeland
Wants them removed before the countries move forward with the approval of the USMCA.
Norwegian aluminum producer hit by cyber attack
Norsk Hydro’s plants in Europe and the US were isolated and switched to manual operations.
Ottawa invests $100M in steel, aluminum SMEs across Canada
Manufacturers and users will get non-repayable contributions for productivity and technology projects.
China says Canadian canola will face stricter assessments
Looks like further retaliation for arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.
Stelco supports its intelligent operations with AI deal
Canvas Analytics technology to bridge the gap between workforce knowledge and curated IoT.
ABI submits offer to end 14 month lockout at aluminum smelter
Salaries will increase by an average of least 2.55% annually over a six-year collective agreement.
Stelco says measures help steel prices as it focuses on domestic market
US tariffs have helped accelerate the steel maker’s plans to focus on under-served markets in Canada.
Tariffs still in place, Ottawa to commit up to $90M for Algoma Steel
Funding aimed at new technologies, improving productivity and staying competitive in international markets.
Freeland says Trump metal tariffs ‘contradict’ new NAFTA and will have to go
Canada’s foreign minister says US businesses are on our side.