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U. S. Steel Completes Purchase of LTV's Tin-Mill Products Business


The U. S. Steel Group (NYSE: X) of USX Corporation has completed the previously announced purchase of LTV Corporation's tin-mill products business. The agreement was announced in October 2000, however, the transaction was delayed when LTV Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection in December. On February 20, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved the purchase. The change of ownership was effective March 1, 2001.

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SOURCE: U. S. Steel Group

Contact: Tom Ferrall, 412-433-6899, or John Armstrong, 412-433-6792, or
Mike Dixon, 412-433-6860, all of U. S. Steel Group



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