Government will decide within three months whether to allow China's Sinosteel to increase its stake in Australian iron ore miner Murchison Metals.
Essar Steel Holdings had been battling Russia's OAO Severstal to acquire Esmark.
European Union regulators fined five companies that produce aluminum fluoride $7.74 million Wednesday for running a cartel.
Aluminum producer will look into buying a 40 percent stake in a refinery project with a state-owned minerals development company in Vietnam.
Japan's third-biggest automaker will likely raise prices for its vehicles in the Asian nation as the cost of steel and other raw materials soar.
Steelmaker and distributor says it's giving the United Steelworkers until Thursday to organize a buyout bid for the company.
China's biggest steel producer agreed to price hikes of up to 96.5 percent with iron ore supplier Rio Tinto amid surging demand for tight metal supplies.
Aluminum products maker said Monday its board approved a $19 million expansion at its Tennalum unit's facility in Jackson, Tenn.
Residents near a U.S. Steel plant want assurances that the company's planned $1 billion upgrade will reduce air pollution while also hoping it strengthens steelmaking.
Severstal's $670 million offer has the support of the United Steelworkers union.
Grievances have been filed by both Esmark and the union over the proposed sale to India's Essar Steel Holdings.
Russian steelmaker says it's disappointed in a tactic being used by West Virginia-based Esmark to stave off a $650 million takeover bid.
World's largest steelmaker said it will buy Louisiana's Bayou Steel for $475 million and had increased its stake in the Turkish steel company Erdemir to 25 percent.
Steel companies caught using charcoal made from illegally logged forests face $250 million in fines and must replant about 27,181 acres of forest.
Steel producer and distributor rejected a $670 million takeover offer from Russia's OAO Severstal, calling the bid inadequate and inferior.
Welded steel pipe maker said it will build a new tubular products pipe manufacturing facility in the Houston area.
Tangshan Iron & Steel and rival Handan Iron & Steel have begun talks to combine operations in a deal that would create one of China's biggest steelmakers.
India's Essar Steel Holdings has raised its offer for Esmark Inc. by $80 million, which puts the value of the deal at approximately $750 million.
Police used batons and tear gas to disperse angry villagers trying to storm a steel plant in eastern India in a protest over land compensation, officials said Wednesday.
Prime Minister's office said it has become a major stake-holder in the mineral-rich country's two biggest metal companies after a share swap deal.
China's Sinosteel increased its stake in Australian miner Midwest Corp., increasing its chances of spoiling a rival bid for Midwest from Murchison Metals.
Chinese metals trader raised its stake in Australian iron ore miner and developer Midwest Corp. to 28.4 percent, from 19.9 percent.
European steelmakers called for EU regulators to block BHP Billiton Ltd's takeover of mining rival Rio Tinto PLC, saying the deal would allow iron giant to fix prices.
Latrobe Specialty Steel workers are discussing the company's offer of $1.70 in hourly raises over three years as their strike enters its third week.