Wheeling-Pitt Pushes CSN Deal; Esmark Offer Backed by Union

September 2006
Metal Center News;Sep2006, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p60
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The article reports on Esmark Inc.'s continuation of its hostile takeover bid for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Corp., despite reports that a merger deal between Wheeling-Pittsburgh and Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) is about to be closed. Esmark won the support of the United Steelworkers. Wheeling-Pittsburgh has completed negotiations with CSN on most major issues.


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