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    Press releases from 2012.

    Tata Steel Takes Gold and Silver Status as Caterpillar Supplier

    20 Dec 2012

    Tata Steel has rounded out an award-winning year by receiving a Gold and Silver certification in Caterpillar’s prestigious Supplier Quality Excellence Programme (SQEP) for its processing and distribution operation in India and Skinningrove in the UK.

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    Tata Steel’s renewed Focus on Lifting and Excavating sectors

    12 Dec 2012

    As part of last month’s announcement on the restructuring of its steel finishing and processing sites in the UK, Tata Steel has announced a number of initiatives that will provide long term advantages to its clients in the lifting and excavating sectors.

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    Tata Steel enhances quality controls for bar & rod

    7 Dec 2012

    Tata Steel has invested almost £1.5 million in new technology to improve the quality of the steel bar and wire rod output at its Rotherham and Scunthorpe works in the UK.

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    Tata Steel to work with SMS Mevac on Vacuum Induction Melting

    3 Dec 2012

    Tata Steel announces a new collaboration with technology company SMS Mevac, which will design a new facility for the production of high-purity Vacuum Induction Melted (VIM) steels for the aerospace industry at the Speciality Steels business in Stocksbridge, South Yorkshire.

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    Tata Steel restructures to improve competitiveness of UK operations through market cycles

    23 Nov 2012

    Tata Steel has today announced restructuring proposals to improve the competitiveness of its UK operations so they can successfully perform in changing markets

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    Tata Steel’s Cogent Power develops new electrical steel grades with guaranteed mechanical properties

    15 Nov 2012

    Cogent Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Steel, has developed a range of new electrical steel grades suitable for hybrid (HEV) and electric vehicle (EV) drive motor applications.

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    Tata Steel expands aerospace activities in China

    7 Nov 2012

    Tata Steel has today expanded its aerospace operations in China by opening its second aerospace service centre in the country. The new facility in Xi’an complements its existing operation in Suzhou, opened in 2009, and aims to serve the growing demand for aerospace materials in the region.

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    Tata Steel: new structure and products to support market needs

    23 Oct 2012

    Strong customer focus to deliver product performance and operational efficiency; Increasing share of differentiated products sales by over 50% by 2016; New structure to meet the need of demanding markets in Germany and Europe; Launching ‘Together we make the difference’ at EuroBLECH

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    Tata Steel delivers lightweight solutions for a wide range of car components

    23 Oct 2012

    With its own answer to WorldAutoSteel’s latest lightweight small car concept, Tata Steel introduces optimised applications of advanced and ultra-high strength steels for greener, safer and stronger cars.

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    Tata Steel invests in new finishing line in Netherlands

    11 Oct 2012

    Tata Steel is investing €12 million in new manufacturing facilities in IJmuiden, Netherlands, to increase production of specialised corrosion resistant steel.

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    Second ULCOS HIsarna campaign begins

    4 Oct 2012

    HIsarna, a combination of Rio Tinto’s HIsmelt technology and the Isarna technology developed at IJmuiden, represents a new, potentially more efficient way of making iron. The technology is being developed in order to substantially reduce carbon emissions from the iron making process.

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    Tata Steel officially launches high performance grooved rail at InnoTrans

    19 Sep 2012

    Tata Steel has launched its new high performance grooved rail at InnoTrans in Berlin. This rail is designed to reduce life cycle costs through its high wear resistance and its ability to be weld-repaired using Tata Steel´s patented weld process.

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    Tata Steel secures another major high-speed rail order in France

    19 Sep 2012

    Tata Steel has received a Letter of Intent from Eiffage Rail for the supply of high-quality rail for a new 182km (113 mile) high-speed line in France.

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    Tata Steel’s new Offshore Processing Centre will help reduce renewable energy costs

    18 Sep 2012

    Tata Steel today inaugurated its new £2 million offshore processing centre (OPC) at an event in Hartlepool attended by more than 40 leading business figures from the European renewable energy sector.

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    Tata Steel reports Consolidated Financial Results for the quarter ending June 30, 2012

    13 Aug 2012

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Consolidated Financial Results for for the quarter ending June 30, 2012.

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    Tata Steel calls for more government support for industry as work starts on £240m investment in Wales

    26 Jul 2012

    Tata Steel today marked the launch of £240 million worth of investment at its Port Talbot works in South Wales by calling on government at all levels in the UK to take urgent and immediate action to create growth and remove obstacles for recovery in the manufacturing economy.

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    Tata Steel to invest €12 million in French steel mill to make longer premium rails

    25 Jul 2012

    Tata Steel has today announced it will invest more than €12 million (£10m) in new technology so it can produce longer wear-resistant rails at its French steel mill.

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    Tata Steel secures sale of HKS stake to TSR

    16 Jul 2012

    Tata Steel has agreed to sell its 50 per cent stake in Dutch ferrous and non-ferrous metals recycler HKS Scrap Metals Co (HKS) to Euro Scrap Alliance (ESA), a subsidiary of TSR of Germany, for an undisclosed sum.

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    Tata Steel confirms commitment to equipment makers with investment at IJmuiden plant

    5 Jul 2012

    Demonstrating its commitment to delivering differentiated products to its customers, Tata Steel has recently completed a significant investment in upgrading one of the coilers on the Hot Strip Mill at its IJmuiden plant in the Netherlands.

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    Tata Steel confirms commitment to equipment customers with investment at IJmuiden plant

    5 Jul 2012

    Demonstrating its commitment to delivering differentiated products to its customers, Tata Steel has recently completed a significant investment in upgrading one of the coilers on the Hot Strip Mill at its IJmuiden plant in the Netherlands.

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    Tata Steel to assess market demand before relighting Port Talbot furnace

    26 Jun 2012

    Tata Steel may delay relighting the No 4 blast furnace at Port Talbot if market demand towards the end of the year does not justify immediate production.

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    Tata Steel achieves vertical integration in electrical steels

    22 Jun 2012

    Tata Steel has completed an important strategic project that makes it only the second vertically integrated producer of grain oriented electrical steels in the European Union.

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    New national thermal technologies innovation centre in Teesside opens for business

    31 May 2012

    A collaboration between the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and Tata Steel, the Thermal Technologies Centre opens for business today in Middlesbrough. Based at Tata Steel’s Teesside Technology Centre, the £5m centre provides an open access facility which will pioneer new ways of turning materials such as biomass into high grade fuels and energy.

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    Tata Steel reports Consolidated Financial Results for the Financial Year ending March 31, 2012

    18 May 2012

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Consolidated Financial Results for the financial year ended March 31, 2012.

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    Tata Steel picks up JCB award

    10 May 2012

    Confirming its position as one of the leading suppliers to the off-road construction equipment industry, Tata Steel has received a Supplier Performance Award 2012 at JCB’s Supplier Conference in Rocester, UK.

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    Tata Steel picks up JCB award

    10 May 2012

    Confirming its position as one of the leading suppliers to the off-road construction equipment industry, Tata Steel has received a Supplier Performance Award 2012 at JCB’s Supplier Conference in Rocester, UK.

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    Tata Steel exhibits at Offshore Technology Conference in Houston

    2 May 2012

    Tata Steel is exhibiting at the prestigious Offshore Technology Conference in Houston between 30th April and 3rd May 2012

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    Tata Steel secures another major deepwater pipe contract in Gulf of Mexico

    1 May 2012

    Tata Steel has been awarded a major contract worth more than £100 million to provide pipe for the Discovery Producer Services LLC (Discovery) gas pipeline in Keathley Canyon, Gulf of Mexico. Discovery is a 60:40 joint venture between Williams Partners LP and DCP Midstream Partners LP.

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    International aerospace manufacturer approves Tata Steel’s quality controls

    30 Apr 2012

    Tata Steel has secured an important new approval for the laboratory testing procedures at its Speciality Steels business in South Yorkshire, UK from leading aircraft engine manufacturer General Electric (GE) Aviation.

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    Tata Kids of Steel introduces the next generation to triathlon

    24 Apr 2012

    One thousand local school children flocked to Newham Leisure Centre today to take part in Tata Kids of Steel – the world’s largest free children’s triathlon series, which gives school children a fun, new experience of the fast growing, modern and dynamic sport of triathlon.

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    First ‘silent’ railway track to be installed in UK

    24 Apr 2012

    Innovative railway track that reduces train noise has been installed for the first time in the UK at Blackfriars station in London.

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    Tata Steel secures deepwater contract for Gulf of Mexico, USA

    19 Apr 2012

    Tata Steel has been awarded a high eight-figure US dollar contract to supply pipe for Enterprise Products Partners L.P.’s new crude oil export pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico’s Keathley Canyon area.

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    Tata Steel’s new zinc pot will be dedicated to MagiZinc Auto

    17 Apr 2012

    Tata Steel will invest in an additional zinc-pot operation at its IJmuiden works in the Netherlands that will focus exclusively on the production of MagiZinc® Auto coated steels for the automotive industry.

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    Hans Fischer to be Tata Steel’s new Chief Technical Officer in Europe

    5 Apr 2012

    Tata Steel is pleased to announce that Mr Hans Fischer will be joining its European operations as Chief Technical Officer from July 1 2012.

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    Tata Steel calls for LCA approach to building sustainability at Ecobuild

    21 Mar 2012

    Tata Steel took part in a presentation on Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) at the Ecobuild sustainable building event in London on March 20.

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    Karl-Ulrich Köhler reacts to the UK Budget

    21 Mar 2012

    Karl-Ulrich Köhler, MD & CEO of Tata Steel’s European operations, has reacted to the third Coalition Budget presented today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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    New £3.1 million steel distribution centre opens for business on Teesside

    15 Mar 2012

    A new steel distribution centre has opened on Teesside to provide a faster and more efficient service for the construction industry.

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    Tata Steel British Paratriathlon Championships open for entries in 2012

    6 Mar 2012

    The 2012 Tata Steel British Paratriathlon Championships, set to take place at the iconic National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham is now open for entries.

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    Tata Steel expands its narrow strip offering

    17 Feb 2012

    Following extensive trials at its narrow strip mill, in Rotherham, UK, Tata Steel has expanded its hot rolled gauge capability to 13.5mm.

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    Tata Steel reports Consolidated Financial Results for the nine months and third quarter ending December 31, 2011

    9 Feb 2012

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Consolidated Financial Results for the quarter ended December 31, 2011.

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    Tata Steel proposes recovery plan for Tubes business in Europe

    25 Jan 2012

    Tata Steel’s Tubes business in Europe has today announced a recovery plan to match business operations to current and projected market demand in the foreseeable future.

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    Tata Steel secures major profiled steel plate order for Siemens wind towers

    18 Jan 2012

    Tata Steel has secured a major contract from Siemens Wind Power to supply 25,000 tonnes of high-quality profiled steel plate for wind towers.

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    Tata Steel helps to engineer world land speed record attempt

    11 Jan 2012 | Corporate News

    Steel manufactured and processed in Tata Steel’s UK operations is to be used in a ground-breaking challenge to set a new world land speed record.

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