steel·​mak·​er | \ ˈstēl-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce steelmaker (audio) \

Definition of steelmaker

: a manufacturer of steel

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steelmaking \ ˈstēl-​ˌmā-​kiŋ How to pronounce steelmaking (audio) \ noun

Examples of steelmaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Cleveland, the iron ore mining company Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. acquired the U.S. assets of steelmaker ArcelorMitta for $1.4 billion in cash and stock. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Partnership wants Larry Householder’s corrupt HB6 nuclear plant bailout repealed: The Wake Up podcast," 29 Sep. 2020 ArcelorMittal, based in Luxembourg, is the largest steelmaker in the world but has taken a major financial hit due to the pandemic’s effect on the global economy. Brooks Johnson, Star Tribune, "Cleveland-Cliffs buying ArcelorMittal USA in major steel merger," 28 Sep. 2020 Founder and Chief Executive Lakshmi Mittal created the world’s largest steelmaker during two decades of aggressive deal making. Bob Tita And Alistair Mcdonald, WSJ, "ArcelorMittal to Sell Steel Business in U.S. to Cleveland-Cliffs," 28 Sep. 2020 To have the Minnesota iron mining industry’s biggest merchant supplier turn itself into a steelmaker could be seen as the end of an era here, except for what has been happening with another company, U.S. Steel Corp. Star Tribune, "It would be nice to say the latest big deal in steel is good for Minnesota," 2 Oct. 2020 Cleveland-Cliffs: The iron-ore mining company Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. has acquired the U.S. assets of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, for $1.4 billion in cash and stock, John Caniglia reports. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Partnership calls lawmakers to repeal House Bill 6: The Wake Up for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020," 29 Sep. 2020 The company acquired steelmaker AK Steel in Ohio last year to preserve a large customer that had struggled to earn a profit for years. Bob Tita And Alistair Mcdonald, WSJ, "ArcelorMittal to Sell Steel Business in U.S. to Cleveland-Cliffs," 28 Sep. 2020 Japan is now the third-biggest steelmaker after being displaced as the second place by India in recent years. Masumi Suga,, "Nippon Steel Warns China to Tighten Grip on Global Market," 29 Aug. 2020 Companies including South Korea’s top steelmaker, Posco, have given up on their India investment plans, owing to frustrating delays in land acquisition. Vrishti Beniwal,, "Modi Looks Inward to Save Indian Economy as Crisis Bites," 13 May 2020

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First Known Use of steelmaker

1774, in the meaning defined above

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“Steelmaker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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