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April 28, 2017  

Canam Group stock nearly doubles on going private offer

Leadership concludes constraints of being public not longer fit with its vision.

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April 27, 2017  

Trump to order aluminum imports investigation

About 60% of US imports come from Canada, forced out of other markets by competition from China.

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April 17, 2017  

EPA: No significant chemical discharge from US Steel spill

Expansion joint failed in a pipe, allowing wastewater to eventually flow into a waterway flowing into Lake Michigan.

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April 13, 2017  

US Steel leaks chemical into Lake Michigan tributary

Blamed on an expansion joint that failed in a pipe at the Indiana facility.

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April 5, 2017  

Hyduke acquires BC structural steel manufacturer Avalanche Metal

Kelowna-base company produces equipment for the oilfield and forestry sectors.

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March 31, 2017  

EU should consider trade complaint in US steel spat, German foreign minister says

German official says the US calculations contradicted WTO rules and were intended to protect US steelmakers.

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March 31, 2017  

Explosion at Rio Tinto plant in Quebec sends 5 people to hospital

Incident involving carbon monoxide gas used in production is under investigation.

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March 13, 2017  

US aluminum group files trade complaint against China

Asking for anti-dumping duties of 38% to 134% on aluminum foil for consumer, industrial uses.

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March 1, 2017  

China to cut 500,000 heavy industry jobs to reduce excess capacity

Part of a multi-year effort to shrink bloated industries such as steel, coal, aluminum, cement and glass

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January 30, 2017  

BC father son team to take 3D printing into space

VANCOUVER — For Alex and Sergei Dobrianski, the building

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January 13, 2017  

US files trade complaint targeting China’s aluminum industry

Accused of using artificially cheap loans, illegal subsidies to undercut the global price.

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January 10, 2017  

China pledges further cuts in excess steel, coal production

Blamed for dumping excess steel, coal, cement and glass on world markets.

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December 12, 2016  

Stelco seeks court OK to move ahead with restructuring

Proposal would preserve 2,100 jobs at the company’s facilities in Hamilton and Lake Erie.

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December 7, 2016  

Tata Steel commits to UK steel plants, securing 8,000 jobs

Business was losing $1.4 million a day due to high costs and a glut of cheap Chinese steel in global markets.

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November 28, 2016  

BC theme park ride manufacturer mixes technology, storytelling

Dynamic’s facilities include steel fabrication shops and several custom-built hangers.

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November 8, 2016  

Energy, metal ores to drive Atlantic Canada’s export growth

Newfoundland and Labrador poised to lead all provinces next year.

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November 2, 2016  

US Steel Canada will be sold to Bedrock pending Court approval

Sale will release US Steel from all claims relating to environmental, pension and other liabilities.

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September 22, 2016  

Ontario, Bedrock sign MOU to aid with US Steel Canada restructuring

Aim is to protect jobs, pensions and ongoing operations at the Hamilton and Lake Erie facilities.

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September 21, 2016  

Ontario, Bedrock sign deal to aid with US Steel Canada restructuring

Terms of the MOU are confidential until the court process allows them to be made public.

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September 14, 2016  

China vows to cut aluminum output; producers plan growth

US and European smelters are closing, prompting demands for trade penalties.

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September 13, 2016  

Russian metals company says river turned red by waste

Torrential rain caused a dike at a waste storage facility to overflow.

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September 7, 2016  

GE acquires 3D printing companies for $1.4B to up digital game

Industrial giant expects acquisitions to boost revenue within its 3D printing business to $1 billion by 2020.

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August 25, 2016  

Have the Trudeau Liberals dropped the ball on Ring of Fire?

Prime Minister’s comment sets off the Canadian Press Baloney Meter.

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August 23, 2016  

CBSA launches dumping probe of imported rebar

Investigation targets Belarus, Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain.

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August 10, 2016  

Essar shareholder group bidding on US Steel Canada

…But the former Stelco is not keen on the group’s offer.

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July 26, 2016  

Evraz laying off 125 tubular steel workers in Regina

Manufacturer of steel plate, coil and pipe blames pipeline approval delays

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July 24, 2016  

China imposes steel dumping duties on Japan, Korean, EU

Beijing faces mounting criticism it’s exporting steel at unfairly low prices.

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July 13, 2016  

Avcorp partners with UBC on innovation

Learning Factory will integrate industrial production with learning and research on advanced composites.

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July 12, 2016  

AP&C expands Montreal additive manufacturing operations

$31 million automated facility will increase capacity and create 106 new jobs over the next three years.

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July 12, 2016  

BC mine owner sues engineering firms over tailings dam failure

Lawsuit alleges facility had inadequate safety standards.

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June 29, 2016  

Five hurt in Georgia aluminum plant explosion

Injuries ranged from life-threatening to “walking wounded.”

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June 23, 2016  

11 killed in China aluminum plant accident

Equipment workers were dismantling collapsed on top of them.