Regina’s Evraz steel mill hit with 500 layoffs, slow demand
Steel industry is struggling because projects are being built with cheaper steel obtained offshore.
Stelco loses $88M as prices fall and upgrade project stifles shipments
They fell over the summer as the company upgraded its blast furnace.
US companies seeking tariff relief faced red tape, delays
Commerce Department was overwhelmed by companies lobbying to avoid the tariffs, could not meet its own deadline.
‘Windsor Hum’ finally dies down after US Steel idles Zug Island plant
Subject of intense speculation by governments and journalists on both sides of the Canada-US border since 2011.
Iran scientist acquitted in US trade secrets case deported
Accused of stealing research from a project for the US Navy Office of Naval Research to create and produce anti-corrosive stainless steel.
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Canada initiates dumping probe of steel imports from five countries
Involves hot-rolled carbon steel heavy plate and high-strength low-alloy steel heavy plate.
Stelco reports Q4 loss on challenging market conditions, steel price drop
Average steel selling price for the quarter was down 28% compared with last year.
Feds invest in digital tracing for steel supply chain
Funding for two firms will support a proof of concept for a using blockchain and artificial intelligence.
US confirms fabricated steel from Canada dumped, but not subsidized
Investigation is over, no countervailing duties will be collected but injuries to be assessed.
Quebec investors buy back Canam Canadian operations
Deal will total more than $840 million and account for nearly 2,700 of the company’s 4,900 employees.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro under fire after Trump slaps tariff on steel
US president accusing Brazil and neighbouring Argentina of manipulating their currencies and hurting American farmers.
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.
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.
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.
Sheet metal processor gets $365,000 CED funding for productivity
Repayable loan will be used to purchase and install digitally controlled production equipment.
Groupe Tremblay gets $925,925 in federal steel innovation funding
Steel company will acquire equipment to implement a new cathode plate manufacturing process and automate production.
US to apply tariffs to Mexican fabricated steel imports
Department of Commerce determined Canadian exports do not warrant the tariff.
Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs are lifted, but tactic failed
President’s tunnel vision alienates Western allies who have common cause in the challenges posed by China.
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.
UPDATE: Steel and aluminum tariffs are lifted
To be removed within two days, Canada to drop all of retaliatory measures and legal actions at the WTO.
Canada-US breakthrough on cheap foreign steel could end tariffs
US moving off quotas, officials are encouraged but any deal must still get by Trump.
Freeland leaves DC with no tariff deal, despite early US optimism
Foreign Affairs minister expressed optimism over incremental progress, but no indication of a resolution close at hand.
End of US tariffs on Canadian, Mexican steel, aluminum close: Mnuchin
Close to an “understanding” about finally lifting the 25% duty on steel and 10% levy on aluminum imports.
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.
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.
U.S. no longer needs ‘improper’ metal tariffs as negotiating tactic: Freeland
Foreign minister pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for tariff removal during their Wednesday-night meeting in Washington.
Steel producer Nucor to build US$1.3B mill in rural Kentucky
Nucor CEO and president said the project will create about 400 jobs.
Ottawa invests $100M in steel, aluminum SMEs across Canada
Manufacturers and users will get non-repayable contributions for productivity and technology projects.
Mexico pushing labour reform, won’t ratify USMCA with US tariffs
Wants a package of labour reform ratified in Mexico’s Congress before its April 30 adjournment.
Premier Doug Ford talks tariffs, trade during trip to Washington
Said they’re hurting the US more than Canada, costing 16 jobs for every one created.