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Company News: US Steel to Idle Alabama Blast Furnace, Finishing Operations | August 18, 2015

US Steel to Idle Alabama Blast Furnace, Finishing Operations

PITTSBURGH – United States Steel Corp. announced Monday that it intends to permanently close its blast furnace and associated steelmaking operations, along with most of the flat-rolled finishing operations at its Fairfield Works in Fairfield, Ala. About 1,100 employees are affected. The steelmaker’s contract with members of the United Steel Workers there expires Sept. 1. […]