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April 3, 2018  

Government, US Steel reach consent decree over chemical spill

Discharge contained hexavalent chromium, a toxic heavy metal that might be carcinogenic if ingested.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 14, 2018  

Trudeau applauds united front in battle against US steel, aluminum tariffs

Emphasized Canada and US economies would suffer from trade restrictions.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 14, 2018  

Ending tariff exemptions for Canadian steel would hurt US economy: Trudeau

Measures in place to prevent too cheap steel and aluminum from using Canada as a back door to the US.

News Manufacturing Metals General
March 12, 2018  

China shrinks steel industry slowly, drawing Western ire

American and European anger targets a flood of low-cost exports that is double the volume of second-place Japan.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
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.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
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.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
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.

Insight Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
March 7, 2018  

Duties that protect domestic interests look attractive

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

News Manufacturing Metals General
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.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
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.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 2, 2018  

Trade wars are good, and easy to win: Trump

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

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
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.