U.S. Rules Mittal Must Divest Sparrows Point

March 2007
Metal Center News;Mar2007, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p47
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The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Department of Justice to require Mittal Steel Co. to divest its Sparrows Point facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The agency's ruling was made to address the anticompetitive situation resulting from the company's $33 billion acquisition of Arcelor SA. Sparrows Point is a diversified plant with capacity of more than 500,000 tons of tin mill products annually.


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