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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.

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October 9, 2014  

Judge approves US Steel financing plan

Ontario government agrees not to oppose amended plan.