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    Press releases from 2010.

    Tata Steel increases wire rod and plate prices

    13 Dec 2010

    Tata Steel is increasing transaction prices for reversing mill plate and wire rod. The price rise is being driven by increases in raw material costs as well as improvements in demand for the products.

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    Tata Steel raises UK structurals prices by £50

    6 Dec 2010

    Tata Steel will raise transaction prices for structural sections in the UK by £50 per tonne effective on all deliveries from Sunday January 2 2011.

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    £6.5m technology boost for South Yorkshire steel

    26 Nov 2010

    Tata Steel has today announced it is investing £6.5 million in new high-tech equipment at its Stocksbridge plant, South Yorkshire, to increase production of aerospace steels.

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    Tata Steel opens processing centre to serve wind tower fabricators

    23 Nov 2010

    Tata Steel is investing £1.3 million in a new processing and distribution centre in Scunthorpe to take advantage of anticipated growth in the wind power sector and help realise the UK’s ambitious renewable energy programme over the next decade.

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    Q2 performance confirms strength of recovery at Tata Steel

    12 Nov 2010

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Consolidated Financial Results for the first half and second quarter ending September 30, 2010.

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    CPI and Tata Steel to develop high temperature research centre on Teesside

    3 Nov 2010

    The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and Tata Steel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new national High Temperature Innovation Centre (HTIC) at Tata Steel’s Teesside Technology Centre (TTC).

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    Tata Steel hails SPECIFIC research grant as major step forward in developing sustainable uses of steel

    12 Oct 2010

    Following the announcement today by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) and the TSB (Technology Strategy Board) of a £9.5m award to an academic and industrial consortium led by Swansea University, Tata Steel has stressed the significance of the announcement for the development of hi-tech sustainable coated product

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    Tata Steel Living Solutions to cease operations

    12 Oct 2010

    Tata Steel intends to cease operations at its Living Solutions site at Shotton, North Wales. The business was established in 2003 as a downstream diversification using the Company’s steel to make modular buildings for the construction industry.

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    Tata Steel Colors certified to BES 6001

    7 Oct 2010

    Tata Steel Colors has become the first steel business to be certified to the BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing standard for construction and has been awarded a ‘very good’ rating.

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    Tata Steel executes agreements for the refinancing of its debt in Europe

    29 Sep 2010

    Tata Steel today executed agreements for the refinancing of its European operations.

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    Corus starts transition to Tata Steel name

    27 Sep 2010

    Corus is adopting Tata Steel as its new identity from today.

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    Uday Chaturvedi appointed Chief Technical Officer of Tata Steel Europe

    22 Sep 2010

    Uday Chaturvedi has been appointed Tata Steel Europe's Chief Technical Officer with effect from 1 October 2010.

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    Tata Steel's investment in Direct Shipping Ore project

    14 Sep 2010

    Tata Steel has made a positive investment decision by exercising its option to acquire an 80% interest in the Direct Shipping Ore (“DSO”) Project of New Millennium Capital Corp., Canada (“NML“ or “Corporation“).

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    Corus increases aerospace steel prices

    27 Aug 2010

    Corus Speciality Steels has increased transaction prices for its aerospace products by between 4% and 10% on orders acknowledged for delivery after 1 January 2011.

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    Corus and SSI sign MoU for the potential sale of Teesside Cast Products

    27 Aug 2010

    Corus UK Limited (“Corus”) and Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited (“SSI”), Thailand’s largest steel producer, have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which sets out the scope of a potential transaction whereby SSI would acquire from Corus the Teesside Cast Products (TCP) business in a transaction valued at approximately US$500 million (GBP320 million).

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    Blast furnace rebuild strengthens future of steelmaking in Wales

    16 Aug 2010

    Corus is to invest £185 million into the No 4 Blast Furnace at Port Talbot steelworks. The investment will make a significant contribution to the sustainability of the steel industry in Wales.

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    Corus unveils plans to make wind tower components on Teesside

    13 Aug 2010

    Corus today unveiled plans to construct a new £31.5-million manufacturing plant in Teesside which would potentially create 220 jobs.

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    Tata Steel reports Consolidated Results for the first quarter of Financial Year 2010-11

    12 Aug 2010

    Tata Steel Limited today declared its Consolidated Results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010.

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    New investment and jobs in Scottish steelworks

    11 Aug 2010

    Corus is to invest £8 million at a Scottish steel plant to help meet demand for heavy plate products.

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    Thousands of Budding Tri Stars are born at Corus Kids of Steel

    29 Jul 2010

    In just 10 weeks, Corus Kids of Steel events have enabled nearly 10,000 children aged 8-13, from over 300 schools up and down the country, to take part in their first triathlon.

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    Dextro Energy Triathlon London presented by Tata Steel

    23 Jul 2010

    Tata Steel is the presenting partner of the International Triathlon Union World Championship London in Hyde Park over the weekend of the 24/25 July 2010.

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    Hyde Park Paratriathlon Provides key to Paralympic Inclusion

    23 Jul 2010

    This weekend’s Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship London, presented by Tata Steel, in Hyde Park will feature Europe’s largest elite paratriathlon race. Entries are up thirty percent on last year as the sport enters the final stretch of a long process to decide its Paralympic future.

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    Corus invests in Speciality Steels’ future

    20 Jul 2010

    Corus has announced plans to recruit 154 new workers for its South Yorkshire manufacturing operations and the resumption of apprentice and graduate recruitment.

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    Statement by Tata Steel Vice Chairman, Mr B Muthuraman, on the Resignation of Kirby Adams

    29 Jun 2010

    I read with interest at the weekend in an anonymously sourced newspaper report that Kirby Adams has decided to resign as chief executive of Corus following a “series of rows” ...

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    Leadership handover at Tata Steel Europe

    26 Jun 2010

    Tata Steel today announces that, with effect from October 1 2010, Kirby Adams will hand over responsibility for the leadership of Tata Steel Europe to Dr Karl-Ulrich Köhler, who will become Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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    Corus Tubes Energy at the OTC 2010

    17 Jun 2010

    A team from Corus Tubes Energy exhibited at a major oil and gas show last month.

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    Corus increases reversing mill plate price by £60

    7 Jun 2010

    Corus has increased transaction prices for reversing mill plate by £60 per tonne on all new orders from June 4.

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    Tata Steel reports Consolidated Audited Financial Results for the Financial Year 2009-10

    26 May 2010

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Audited Consolidated Group Financial Results for the financial year ending March 31 2010.

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    HRH Prince Charles visits Teesside Cast Products

    19 May 2010

    Kirby Adams and Jon Bolton hosted His Royal Highness Prince Charles and a delegation from Business in the Community, one of The Prince’s Charities, at Teesside Cast Products during a tour of Teesside today.

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    Corus’ £60 million is single-largest Climate Change investment in Wales

    12 May 2010

    New plant at Corus’ Port Talbot steelworks that will reduce the site’s carbon dioxide emissions by some 240,000 tonnes per year was launched today.

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    Corus Kids of Steel 2010 launches at Newham

    29 Apr 2010

    Kirby Adams visited Newham on Wednesday to watch the first Corus Kids of Steel triathlon of 2010.

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    Corus to increase structural sections by £80 per tonne

    28 Apr 2010

    Corus will increase transaction prices for structural sections by £80 per tonne on all deliveries from May 30.

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    Corus confirms £80 rise on reversing mill plate

    23 Apr 2010

    Corus has increased transaction prices for reversing mill plate prices by £80 per tonne on all new orders from April 23.

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    Corus markets new innovative grade of steel - HyPerform

    1 Apr 2010

    Corus is first to market with an innovative, new grade of steel, Dual Phase (DP) 800HyPerform – an advanced high-strength steel designed specifically with the needs of the automotive industry in mind.

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    Corus Wins Prestigious Order

    23 Mar 2010

    Corus has secured a letter of award for a prestigious pipeline order from Total E&P UK Ltd worth nearly £200 million.

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    Corus raises reversing mill plate prices by £60

    19 Mar 2010

    Corus Long Products is to increase transaction prices for reversing mill plate by £60 per tonne, effective on all orders received from March 22.

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    Teesside Cast Products – Myths and Facts

    6 Mar 2010

    The partial mothballing of Teesside Cast Products, which was announced in December 2009 and put into effect on February 19 2010, has received plenty of media attention. Much of the coverage and comment has served to distort a proper understanding of the events that led up to the decision and of related issues. This document sets out the facts and debunks the myths.

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    £8.3 million steel support package announced

    5 Mar 2010

    UK Steel Enterprise, the Corus subsidiary that helps the economic regeneration of communities affected by changes in the steel industry, has announced an £8.3m package of support measures, in the wake of the job losses on Teesside.

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    Corus sells stake in tar distillation plant to Koppers

    2 Mar 2010

    Corus Staal BV and Cindu BV, shareholders in Cindu Chemicals BV, on March 1 sold their shares in Cindu Chemicals to Koppers International BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc, for an undisclosed consideration.

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    Corus confirms £60 rise on forging steels

    24 Feb 2010

    Following Corus Long Products' price rise announcement in January, the company has confirmed a £60 per tonne increase on the base price of forging steels on all products for delivery from April 5, 2010.

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    Tata Steel reports Unaudited Consolidated Results for the first nine months and for the third quarter of Financial Year 2009-10

    16 Feb 2010

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Unaudited Consolidated Group Financial Results for the first nine months and for the third quarter (Q3) ending December 31, 2009.

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    Tata Steel to raise strip product prices in Europe

    10 Feb 2010

    Tata Steel Europe is to raise its prices in Europe from March 1 for hot and cold rolled, hot dipped galvanised as well as organic coated strip products.

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    Corus confirms £50 rise on structural sections

    1 Feb 2010

    The Corus Structural Sections business has confirmed that all products within its portfolio will increase by £50 per tonne effective from March 1 2010.

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    Corus Long Products announces immediate price rise

    27 Jan 2010

    In reaction to higher input costs Corus Long Products is raising prices for a wide range of its products by at least £60 per tonne

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    Joint Statement from Teesside Cast Products Management and Trade Unions

    15 Jan 2010

    Corus has today agreed to the Trade Unions’ request to extend operations at Teesside Cast Products (TCP) until all the raw materials currently on site have been consumed, or until the end of February, whichever is first.

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    Joint Statement from the Teesside Cast Products Joint Management / Trade Union Task Force

    12 Jan 2010

    A productive first meeting of the Joint Management / Trade Union Task Force was held today on Teesside.

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