Shifang city in the southwestern province of Sichuan axed the project after thousands of people — including high school students — protested possible pollution.
Porter's Fabrications will spend $2.5 million to increase its capacity in the Sumter plant it opened about eight years ago.
Nucor announced that it is joining with Yamato Kogyo Co. to expand production into wider, stronger and lighter sheet piling sections.
Haynes CEO Mark Comerford says the $24M investment will add about 20 percent to the Kokomo factory's capacity and create 40 new jobs.
Ur-Energy anticipates an annual output of 1 million to 2 million pounds of refined yellowcake uranium powder, which could be a boon for nuclear power plants.
The Fort Wayne-based company says it will spend $11.8 million in new equipment, and could add about 15 jobs with an expanded facility.
The area's coal miners on average make up to $70,000 a year, and most of them will struggle to find those kinds of wages in the future.
The Russian steelmaker says it has spent $1.4 billion modernizing the plant in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn to make high-strength steels.
JET has announced a new metal forming lineup, with 25 machines that satisfy the production needs of fabricators, welders, maintenance crews, mechanical contractors, aircraft and ship repair operations, and job shops, plus more.
Demand from the construction sector remains weak, costs for raw materials are high, credit is tight and there's too much steelmaking capacity.
The Australian miner $793 million plant, the first rare earths refinery outside of China in years, is safe and has state-of-the-art pollution control.
A proposal to mine one of the world's largest deposits of uranium has ignited a fierce debate over ending a 30-year ban on the radioactive ore.
Ashok Rai is one of the world's go-to men for historic weaponry, and has a rapidly-expanding business to make chain mail armor and WWII hand grenades.
An explosion in a state-owned steel plant in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has killed at least 11 people, police said.
Jury awarded $25 million in damages to a steel plant employee who says his bosses failed to stop years of racial taunts and insults from his co-workers.
A union leader says layoffs have begun at Sparrows Point with the steel mill's owner shutting down the blast furnace.
Weirton's landscape will undergo a major change as ArcelorMittal demolishes idle facilities in preparation for future sale.
Spectro Alloys Corp. faces more than $1 million in fines, civil penalties and required plant upgrades for violating clean air laws and trying to conceal it.
The rare earth deposits in these inaccessible areas should be inventoried and, where potential commercial quantities are found, with appropriate environmental safeguards, opened for bids on leases. Furthermore, the regulatory approval process should be streamlined, simplified and shortened. In Australia and Canada, approval of new mines take two years on average, but in the United States, the same process takes 10 years on average.
Key components of most modern electronics and green energy technologies, as well as defense systems, are made from a small number of elements and critical metals called rare earths. Indeed, rare earth elements are the basis for much of modern technology due to a range of relatively unique properties. From lighting to lasers, magnets to X-ray units, glass tints to electronics, these “rare” minerals are ubiquitous in modern technology.
A Georgia Tech research team has developed a novel technology that enables cost-effective manufacturing procedures after a metal part moves to mass production.
China filed WTO cases challenging U.S. anti-subsidy tariffs on 22 Chinese goods including steel, widening a conflict between the two trading partners.
The Sparrows Point plant, near Baltimore, has about 2,000 employees alone, and employees have been warned of "a lot" of layoffs.
Workers at a Kazakhstan plant owned by Luxembourg-based steel giant ArcelorMittal have held a demonstration to demand higher salaries.