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Nippon Steel Plans $1.9 Billion Asset Sale

Nippon Steel Corp. intends to sell of 200 billion yen ($1.9 billion) in assets over the next two years to help it buy a 50% stake in Indian steelmaker Essar Steel India Ltd.

Steel

ArcelorMittal Extends Use of Integrated Steel Door Tech

Steelmaker ArcelorMittal is expanding applications for the innovative door ring system it developed with Honda Motor Co. to other carmakers.

Materials & Lightweighting

ArcelorMittal Steel Plant to Convert CO2 into Bioethanol

Steel giant ArcelorMittal SA plans to convert carbon dioxide generated at its steel plant in Ghent, Belgium, into bioethanol fuel, starting in mid-2020.

Steel

Press-Hardened Steels, and Beyond

One of the auto industry’s fastest-growing material applications is press-hardened steel for crash safety and lightweighting, says Gagan Tandon, director of product development for ArcelorMittal.

Materials & Lightweighting

Steel Not Standing Still

ArcelorMittal is making investments in advancing the state of steel—and steel-making.

Production

“Tailored” Weight-Saving

For years carmakers have been cutting vehicle weight by stamping structural parts out of so-called tailored blanks, notes ArcelorMittal's Gagan Tandon.

Steel

Steel Gets Strong. Economical. And Environmentally Correct.

Companies working to achieve 2025 fuel economy goals through mass reduction may be looking at non-ferrous alternatives for body-in-white applications. But they just might look again at steel.

Steel

Making Bioethanol from Steelmaking Process

ArcelorMittal has inked a deal with LanzaTech and Primetals Technologies to build a $96 million biofuel facility adjacent to ArcelorMittal's steel plant in Ghent, Belgium.

Materials & Lightweighting

Truck Diet: No Aluminum Needed?

Pickup trucks can meet 2025 fuel economy targets in the U.S. by using advanced high-strength steels instead of switching to costlier aluminum, says Luxembourg-based steelmaker ArcelorMittal SA.

Design

Magna and the Art of Advanced Manufacturing

This automotive supplier is driving the auto industry forward with its engineering and, especially, manufacturing skills. Here’s a look.

Materials & Lightweighting

The Safety of Steel

When it comes to producing cost-effective structures that can resist intrusion, steel provides the competitive edge.

Materials & Lightweighting

ArcelorMittal Cancels Huge Steel Plant in India

Luxembourg-based steelmaker ArcelorMittal SA has abandoned plans to build an $8.5 billion (€ billion) steel factory in the city of Keonjhar in eastern India.

Steel

ArcelorMittal Cancels Giant Steel Plant in India

Luxembourg-based steelmaker ArcelorMittal SA has abandoned plans to build an $8.5 billion steel factory in the city of Keonjhar in eastern India.

Design

Steelmaker Says Car Doors Could be 34% Lighter

ArcelorMittal SA says stronger steels and design tweaks could cut the weight of a conventional car door from 40 lbs to about 26 lbs.

Business

ArcelorMittal Sues Rivals for Infringing Steel Patent

ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, has sued Russia's OAO Severstal and Japan's Nisshin Steel, alleging that they misappropriated its patent for automotive steel, Bloomberg News reports.

Materials & Lightweighting

Steel Study Shows How To Lighten Up

A two-year study by this international steel company has come up with a specific array of parts—including the materials and processes needed to transform them into parts—that can achieve significant weight savings without an increase in cost.

Steel

Group Targets the Future of High-Strength Steel

The American Iron and Steel Institute is launching a new program to develop and promote the use of advanced high-strength steel in car and truck bodies.

Steel

Nippon, Sumitomo Will Merge to Form Global Steel Giant

Japan's Nippon Steel Corp. and Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. have agreed to merge their operations to become the world's second-largest steel producer behind Luxembourg's ArcelorMittal.

Materials & Lightweighting

Nippon, Sumitomo Will Merge to Form Global Steel Giant

Japan's Nippon Steel Corp. and Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. have agreed to merge their operations to become the world's second-largest steel producer behind Luxembourg's ArcelorMittal.

Steel

Nippon, Sumitomo to Form World’s Second-Largest Steel Producer

Nippon Steel Corp. and Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. have agreed to merge their operations, creating a steelmaking giant second only to Luxembourg's ArcelorMittal.

Materials & Lightweighting

Nippon, Tata Form India Venture to Make Auto Steel

Japan's Nippon Steel Corp. and India's Tata Steel Ltd. have agreed to form a 23 billion rupees ($507 million) joint venture that will begin producing 600,000 metric tons of automotive cold-rolled steel per year in 2013.

Steel

Nippon, Tata Form India Venture to Make Auto Steel

Japan's Nippon Steel Corp. and India's Tata Steel Ltd. have agreed to form a $507 million joint venture that will begin producing 600,000 metric tons of automotive cold-rolled steel per year in 2013.

Business

Foreign Steelmakers: Land Woes Slow Expansion in India

India's booming economy and growing auto industry continue to attract foreign companies seeking to establish local operations in the country.

Steel

Europe’s Carmakers Hedge Against Rising Steel Prices

Several European automakers say they have adopted hedging strategies to help control steel costs, but they concede that big price increases appear inevitable, Bloomberg News reports.