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July 28, 2020  

‘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.

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July 30, 2018  

US firms seeking Trump’s steel tariff waiver face a backlash

Companies risk being forced out of business if not excused from the 25% tariff.

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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.

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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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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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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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November 12, 2015  

USW calls on Trudeau, Wynne to act on deepening steel industry crisis

Union says ongoing problems at Essar Algoma, US Steel threatening up to 100,000 industry jobs.

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September 30, 2015  

Steelworkers say mediated talks with US Steel continue ahead of court hearing

Union is opposing company’s request for permission to stop paying certain benefits to retirees.

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September 18, 2015  

US Steel asks to extend protection to restructure

Unable to negotiate a sale of its Ontario operations or reach a restructuring agreement.

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April 21, 2015  

USW wants court to open “secret deal” between Feds and US Steel

Steelworkers union and the City of Hamilton have filed a joint motion in Superior Court.

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November 25, 2014  

US Steel building new Pittsburgh headquarters

Five story building will be on site of former Penguins rink and will house 800 employees.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
October 9, 2014  

Judge approves US Steel financing plan

Ontario government agrees not to oppose amended plan.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 3, 2014  

Ontario objects to parts of US Steel’s financing plan

Concerned about conditions attached to $185 million in temporary funding.

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September 25, 2014  

US Steel Canada says funding “appropriate” for sale

American parent company requires the $185 million loan be first to be repaid.

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September 17, 2014  

US Steel Canada files for CCAA protection

Former Stelco cites $2.4B of operating losses since 2009.

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April 30, 2014  

US Steel back in black for Q1

Better results reported for the flat rolled steel unit.

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January 28, 2014  

US Steel reports $122M loss in 4Q

Weighed down by restructuring with closing of Hamilton facilities and other costs.

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October 30, 2013  

OPSEU President repeats call for Ontario industrial strategy

Smokey Thomas says US Steel’s Hamilton closure is part of a larger trend that’s shrinking Ontario’s middle class.

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August 1, 2013  

UPDATE: Lake Erie Works steelworkers vote no to final US Steel contract

US Steel posts Q2 $79 million loss, blames labour dispute and a slow economy.

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April 30, 2013  

US Steel labour talks stall, 1,000 workers remain locked out

Sides divided over elimination of cost-of-living wage increases, vacation time reductions.

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April 26, 2013  

US Steel to lock out Nanticoke workers

Final contract offer rejected by 70% of Steelworkers Local 8782.

News Business Operations Operations
August 7, 2012  

Unions turn to new ideas to stay afloat

Reorganizing while under seige from corporations, government.

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November 24, 2011  

Way cleared for Ottawa to pursue US Steel hearing

The Supreme Court of Canada has cleared the way for a Federal Court hearing on claims by Ottawa that US Steel failed to live up to jobs and production promises it made in 2007 when it bought steelmaker Stelco.

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October 12, 2011  

U.S. Steel, United Steelworkers have tentative agreement

Hamilton steelworkers could be back to work after 11-month lockout at former Stelco mill

News Business Operations Operations
March 29, 2011  

Foreign control creates economic chaos

Potash Corp.