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U. S. Steel Announces Opening of World-Class Research and Technology Center in Munhall, PA

PRNewswire-FirstCall
PITTSBURGH
10.23.2006

  WHAT:  WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER OPENS IN MUNHALL, PA

  WHERE: U. S. STEEL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER
         800 EAST WATERFRONT DRIVE, MUNHALL, PA

  WHEN:  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2006, 3:00 P.M.

On Tuesday, October 24, 2006, United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) will host federal and local dignitaries to announce the official opening of its world-class research and technology center in Munhall, Pa. The investment in this high-tech center provides a more efficient operating environment and upgraded facilities to enhance the company's research efforts. The center employs 110 research and technical personnel who provide a broad range of support to the company through advances in product and process technology.

"Through our investment in this facility, U. S. Steel is investing in the future of our company, and the future of this region," says John P. Surma, Chairman and CEO of U. S. Steel. "The high-level research efforts conducted by our staff in this facility will help ensure our company remains at the forefront of technological advances -- and that our region continues to play a role -- in this increasingly competitive global industry."

Speaking at the press conference will be: U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle (D-14); Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato; Munhall Mayor Raymond Bodnar; and John P. Surma, Chairman and CEO, U. S. Steel.

For directions, please contact John Armstrong or Carlee Vargo at the numbers below.

  For more information about U. S. Steel, visit www.ussteel.com

                                  Agenda

  3:00 p.m.  Welcome and introductory remarks by Fred Harnack, General
             Manager - Research, United States Steel Corporation

  3:05 p.m.  Fred Harnack introduces Raymond Bodnar, Mayor of Munhall

  3:10 p.m.  Fred Harnack introduces Dan Onorato, Allegheny County Chief
             Executive

  3:15 p.m.  Fred Harnack introduces U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle

  3:20 p.m.  Fred Harnack introduces John Surma, Chairman and CEO, United
             States Steel Corporation

  3:25 p.m.  Media availability for event participants

  3:45 p.m.  Facility tour for guests (including media)

  4:20 p.m.  Event concludes, cake and punch served.

  Contact:   John Armstrong
             (412) 433-6792
             Carlee Vargo
             (412) 433-6777

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SOURCE: United States Steel Corporation

Web site: http://www.ussteel.com/

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