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March 12, 2018  

‘We had your backs’, Trudeau tells steel and aluminum workers

Praised the hard work of Canadian officials leading to Trump exempting Canada from the tariffs.

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March 9, 2018  

Industry groups say US tariffs will cost jobs, raise prices

Several industry trade groups warn tariffs will lead to higher costs for businesses and could spark a broader trade war.

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March 9, 2018  

Canada dodges tariff bullet, at least for now: US grants provisional exemption

Ties the exemption that includes Mexico to a successfully concluded NAFTA deal.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 8, 2018  

Baloney Meter: Is Canadian steel and aluminum actually a security risk to US?

Trump administration’s interpretation of “national security” has been met with controversy and debate.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 8, 2018  

Trump says steel, aluminum tariff announcement coming this afternoon

Follows an intense 11th-hour debate within the US administration over how to design this policy.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
March 7, 2018  

White House suggests potential carve outs for Canada, Mexico on tariffs,

A final scramble on to spare Canada from the impact of the US steel, aluminum tariff plan.

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March 7, 2018  

Duties that protect domestic interests look attractive

…But they’re a very expensive way to retain jobs

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March 6, 2018  

Kobe Steel chief steps down over massive fake data scandal

Systematic misconduct spanned years, affecting products sent to more than 680 companies.

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March 2, 2018  

A pro Canada chorus in the US urges Trump against tariffs on neighbour

Defence secretary James Mattis said the military had more than enough steel for its needs, expressed concern broad tariffs would hurt key allies.

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March 2, 2018  

Trade wars are good, and easy to win: Trump

Tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum threatens a global trade fracas.

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March 1, 2018  

Trump defends US steel, aluminum as tariff deadlines near

Has to make decisions on steel by April 11 and on aluminum by April 19.

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February 28, 2018  

US proposes anti dumping duties on Chinese aluminum foil

Beijing faces complaints that a flood of Chinese aluminum, steel and other exports are being sold at unfairly low prices.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
February 26, 2018  

Steel tariffs a new fear on the Canada-US front, pushing NAFTA aside

One of Trump’s tariff options could hit Canada steel and aluminum producers hard.

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February 22, 2018  

Stelco net income higher in first report since IPO launch

Plans to use the money for capital investments, pension payments, and to increase its offerings in specialized steel products.

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February 19, 2018  

Trump considers global tariffs on steel imports, including Canada

EU is drawing up a list of US products to target – including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon – if Washington restricts imports of aluminum and steel.

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February 15, 2018  

Kinross to buy plants in Brazil to secure low-cost power for Paracatu mine

Will lower operating costs by eliminating about 70% of future power purchases.

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February 14, 2018  

Trump considering ‘all options’ on steel, aluminum cases

Looking at “tariffs and/or quotas” on imports arguing they pose a threat to national security.

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February 13, 2018  

Rio Tinto investing $250M to extend life of Vaudreuil alumina refinery

Will include construction of a filtration plant and optimization at a site to manage bauxite residue.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
January 12, 2018  

Quebec aluminum smelter lockout comes at perilous time

Industry association head cites potential instability in the US over NAFTA’s future while auto and housing sectors slow.

News Manufacturing Metals General
January 11, 2018  

About 1,000 workers at Quebec smelter locked out after rejecting contract

A key issue is company’s intention to introduce a new-member funded pension plan.

News Manufacturing Metals General Technology
November 15, 2017  

Sonaca Montreal expands capacity with state-of-the-art gantry mill

Supplied by industrial machines manufacturer Fives Liné Machines in Granby, Que.

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November 8, 2017  

EU to review steel giant ArcelorMittal’s plan to buy Ilva

Feels merger may reduce competition for a number of flat carbon steel products.

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November 6, 2017  

Canada’s junior mining industry showing signs of recovery: PwC

Top 100 mining companies on the TSX Venture Exchange raised $2.04 billion in equity, up 174%.

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October 23, 2017  

Stelco looking to raise $200M in IPO, shares priced between $16 and $18

Bedrock Industries is expected to hold a roughly 86.5% interest in the company following the offering.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
September 28, 2017  

Stelco files for IPO to fund steelmaker’s production capabilities

Proceeds also to fund early payment to certain pension and other post-employment benefits trusts.

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September 28, 2017  

Canadian industries concerned about fallout from Bombardier tariffs

It has created uncertainty across the manufacturing sector also affecting those supplying raw materials.

News Manufacturing Metals Transportation Business Operations General
August 16, 2017  

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments up 18%

Iron ore shipments grew 68% to meet higher demand from Japan and China for the key ingredient in steelmaking.

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July 11, 2017  

Despite promise, no decision yet from Trump on steel tariffs

Trade-offs include higher prices for consumers and manufacturers that rely on steel.

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June 22, 2017  

Wynne disappointed with New York’s Buy American agreement on steel

Will advocate for Ontario to receive an exemption from the policy before it comes into effect.

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June 8, 2017  

Steelworkers ratify agreements in Stelco restructuring

New contracts maintain wages, benefits, pensions and other terms for 540 USW members.

News Energy Government Metals Oil & Gas General
May 26, 2017  

Federal methane emission reduction plan raises industry concerns

Requires regular checks for equipment for leaks, repairs, cleaner technologies, monitored emission levels and reports.

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May 25, 2017  

Missouri House passes proposal for lower electric rates

Measure to include all facilities that use more than 50 megawatts of electricity a month.