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Ohio steel company to build $30M plant in Alabama, 100 jobs

Nov. 23, 2021 16:26 PM EST

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Ohio-based steel manufacturer is expanding its business to Alabama. Gregory Industries will invest $30 million to build a 325,000-square-foot facility on 83 acres (33 hectares) in the Elm Industrial Park in Athens, Alabama. The new development...

Japan-US launch talks to resolve dispute over tariffs

Nov. 15, 2021 05:01 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. and Japanese officials agreed Monday to launch talks aimed at settling a dispute over American tariffs on imports of Japanese steel and aluminum. The agreement came in a meeting between visiting U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Japan’s...

The Latest: Macron says Australia's Morrison lied to him

Oct. 31, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

The Latest on the Group of 20 summit in Rome: ROME — French President Emmanuel Macron said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison lied to him while he was secretly negotiating a submarine deal with the United States and Britain. Answering a...

US, EU say deal on steel tariffs will help on climate change

Oct. 31, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — President Joe Biden said Sunday a new U.S. and European Union trade agreement would crack down on “dirty steel” that produces carbon emissions that are blamed for climate change and also patch up a trans-Atlantic rift over Trump-era steel and aluminum tariffs. ...

US, EU reach agreement to settle rift over Trump-era tariffs

Oct. 30, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — The U.S. and European Union have reached an agreement to settle their diplomatic rift over Trump-era steel and aluminum tariffs, the White House announced Saturday, as President Joe Biden is in Rome attending the Group of 20 summit. The Trump administration...

China and Serbia praise 'steel friendship' amid growing ties

Oct. 28, 2021 07:27 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian officials praised their “steel friendship” with China during talks on Thursday with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi amid fears in the West that by heavily investing in the Balkan state, Beijing is trying to exert its political influence in that part of...

Pa. Rep. Kelly faces ethics scrutiny over stock purchase

Oct. 22, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional ethics watchdog has concluded there is “substantial reason to believe” that the wife of Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly used nonpublic information gained through her husband's position in Congress to earn thousands of dollars through a well-timed stock...

Nippon Steel sues Japan business partner Toyota over patent

Oct. 15, 2021 05:01 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Nippon Steel Corp. is suing Toyota Motor Corp. over a patent for a technology used in electric motors in a rare case of legal wrangling between Japan’s top steelmaker and top automaker over intellectual property. Tokyo-based Nippon Steel filed the...

Offshore wind backers announce plan to boost jobs in NY

Oct. 08, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Backers of a planned offshore wind farm announced an $86 million contract Friday to train workers and build infrastructure in New York. The proposed 122-turbine Sunrise Wind farm will need several hundred large structures, including concrete...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Oct. 06, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Oct. 2, 2021. Editorial: Voter information must be protected Republicans are supposed to oppose government overreach. Instead, GOP leadership in Harrisburg is taking overreach to a whole new level with an overly broad subpoena...