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Steel processing plant to open Kentucky facility

Jul. 14, 2020 4:33 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A steel processing company plans to open a facility in Kentucky that will level and cut steel for customers in the Ohio Valley region, officials said. Chicago-based Feralloy Corp. will lease a 60,000-square-foot facility on Nucor Steel Gallatin’s campus near Ghent and employ 30...

Indiana gets $545K for steel barge shuttle along Ohio River

Jun. 20, 2020 9:52 AM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's ports authority has landed a more than $545,000 federal grant for a planned steel barge shuttle that officials say will boost steel coil shipments at the state’s Ohio River port in Jeffersonville. The U.S. Department of Transportation grant will support the...

FILE - This Oct. 29, 2016 file photo shows the commissioning of the attack submarine USS Illinois as sailors stand atop the sub in Groton, Conn. For decades, the Navy's leading supplier of high-strength steel for submarines provided subpar metal because one of the company's longtime employees falsified lab results, putting sailors at greater risk in the event of collisions or other impacts, federal prosecutors said in court filings Monday, June 15, 2020. The supplier, Kansas City-based Bradken Inc., paid $10.9 million as part of a deferred prosecution agreement, the Justice Department said. The company provides steel castings that Navy contractors Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding use to make submarine hulls. The government did not disclose which subs were affected. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

US: Company provided subpar steel for Navy submarine hulls

Jun. 15, 2020 6:27 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — For decades, the Navy's leading supplier of high-strength steel for submarines provided subpar metal because one of the company's longtime employees falsified lab results — putting sailors at greater risk in the event of collisions or other impacts, federal prosecutors said in court...

Todd Barbiaux, presiident of United Steelworkers Local 1196, holds pictures of two of the stainless steel Fords, a 1936 sedan and a 1967 Lincoln Continental, produced by Allegheny Ludlum outside the union hall in Brackenridge, Pa., on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Brian C. Rittmeyer/Tribune-Review via AP)

‘Priceless’ stainless steel cars to be auctioned

Jun. 13, 2020 11:16 AM EDT

NATRONA HEIGHTS, Pa. (AP) — Stainless steel may be resistant to rust and the ravages of time, but the tangible history of Allegheny Ludlum may not be as resilient. That’s the fear of longtime employee Todd Barbiaux. He worries the company’s legacy, and a source of community pride, will fade...