Tube City IMS Receives 31 Safety Awards from National Slag Association

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15 /CNW/ -- Tube City IMS, LLC, a leading provider of products and services to steel mills and foundries globally, today announced that several of the Company's sites received a total of 31 Safety Awards from the National Slag Association (NSA) for 2008.

The NSA Safety awards recognize superior performance as measured against Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injury rates. The awards were presented to the Company during the NSA's fall meeting in Pittsburgh earlier this month.

"Tube City IMS is honored to receive these prestigious awards," said Raymond Kalouche, Chief Operating Officer, Tube City IMS. "Safety is our highest priority at Tube City IMS and these awards represent the Company's hard work to ensuring a safe work environment for its teammates and customers. Our goal remains to have zero incidents and we continue to work diligently to that end. I am extremely proud of all our colleagues for their dedication and commitment to safety."

The Company's operation in Tuscaloosa, AL, received the award for the "2008 Most Improved Job Sites for Safety."

Operations in Beaumont, TX, and Belle Vernon, PA, each received two safety awards, one for "Job Sites with at Least 200,000 Hours since the Last Recordable Accident" and another for "Lowest Incident Rate" for employees.

Company sites in Canada receiving safety awards for "Lowest Incident Rate" for employees were: L'Original, Ontario; Selkirk, Manitoba; and three sites in Hamilton, Ontario.

Company operations in the U.S. receiving safety awards for "Lowest Incident Rate" for employees were:

Fairfield, AL; Rancho Cucamonga, CA; Bourbonnais, IL; Gary, IN; Rush, KY.; Ecorse, MI; Jackson, MI; Monroe, MI; Sayreville, NJ; Auburn, NY; Girard, OH; Middletown, OH; Mingo Junction, OH; McMinnville, OR; Bridgeville, PA; Midland, PA; Parkesburg, PA; Park Hill, PA; Freeport, TX; Longview, TX; Saukville, WI.


    About Tube City IMS


Tube City IMS, LLC is a leading provider of outsourced steel services, including raw materials procurement, scrap management, raw materials optimization, slag processing, metal recovery and surface conditioning to integrated steel mills, mini-mills and foundries. The Company, headquartered in Glassport, PA, has operations at 73 plants throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America and Asia. More information about Tube City IMS is available at the Company's website,




For further information: For further information: Jim Leonard of Tube City IMS, LLC, +1-412-267-5226 Web Site:

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