Mr Terence Bowles receives award
Mr Terence Bowles, President & CEO of Iron Ore Co. of Canada, has been named one of the Top 50 CEO's in Atlantic Canada by the Atlantic Business Magazine.
Essar Steel to open plant in North America
Essar Steel is planning to invest INR 1000crore to set up steel processing units in India, the Middle East and North America.
Indian steel company opens US plant
During the week starting 27 April 2009, India-based Welspun-Gujarat Stahl Rohren Ltd opened a USD 150 million plant in the US to make steel pipe.
Contech to close steel forging plant
According to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) notice filed by Contech LLC, the company will close its steel forging plant in Albemarle, North Carolina, in August of this year.
Canada: subsea pile installation contract
BJ Services Co. has been awarded a contract to provide subsea pile installation services by Technip Canada Ltd.
USA: pipeline agreement
The Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe and Enbridge Energy Partners have reached an agreement that clears the way for a new oil pipeline to cross reservation land.
Ginna nuclear plant sale approved
The New York state Public Service Commission has approved the USD 4.5 billion sale of three upstate nuclear power plants - including the Robert E. Ginna plant in Wayne County - to a partnership co-owned by Electricite de France SA (EDF).
Nickel processing plant
Vale Inco has started the work necessary to build a nickel processing facility in Long Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada.
Universal Stainless appoints Chris Ayers
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. has announced that Christopher L Ayers has joined the company's Board of Directors, increasing the number of Company Directors to six.
ThyssenKrupp looks for partner
ThyssenKrupp AG may be shopping for a partner in its worldwide stainless steel business or for its USD 4.65 billion complex in Calvert, following the 27 March 2009 vote of the steelmaker's board to restructure the company.