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Top News Links: Tuesday, May 15

ThyssenKrupp considers sale of Alabama mills

Reuters is reporting today that German steel giant ThyssenKrupp is looking for buyers for its plants in Alabama and in Brazil, together worth $9 billion. – Reuters

German radio also reports TK troubles from falling steel prices, skyrocketing cost and technical problems. — Deutschlandfunk

Searching for stainless scrap

Meanwhile, ThyssenKrupp is working with stainless scrap dealers to find a source of feedstock for mill in Calvert. — Metal Bulletin

BBVA expansion in Birmingham

BBVA has announced plans to expand its mortgage operations in Birmingham, and expects to hire 60 new staff here and in Arizona. — Birmingham News

Bad blood

An Alabama man has filed suit against a Florida blood bank, saying that blood it provided during his heart surgery infected him with HIV. — al.com

Breathing room for Vulcan

A Delaware court yesterday affirmed its ruling that Martin Marietta Materials has to back off its bid to takeover bigger rival Vulcan Materials; Martin Marietta now plans to take matter to Delaware Supreme Court. — Birmingham News

Robinson movie underway in Birmingham

Scenes about Jackie Robinson's early days in professional baseball are being filmed this week at Rickwood Stadium and the Tutwiler Hotel in Birmingham. — Birmingham News

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