Iron ore futures open lower

Iron ore futures opened lower Friday in daytime trading on the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE). The most active iron ore contract for January 2020 delivery dipped 6 yuan (about 85 U.S. cents) to open at 620 yuan per tonne. As the world's largest importer of iron ore, China opened the DCE iron ore futures to…

The Chinese government has revived a 25% tariff on imports of US automobiles and a 5% tariff on auto parts, set to take effect on December 15, which some market participants worry could imperil future investments as well as steel and base metals demand.

The Chinese government has revived a 25% tariff on imports of US automobiles and a 5% tariff on auto parts, set to take effect on December 15, which some market participants worry could imperil future investments as well as steel and base metals demand. Chinese tariffs on US-made cars and auto parts were placed on…

MMK Metallurgists settle into new houses built as part of plant’s housing programme

In Magnitogorsk, an official ceremony took place for the commissioning of two four-apartment houses which were built for employees of MMK Group as part of the Group’s long-term housing programme ‘Affordable housing for the metallurgists of MMK’. These houses are part of ‘Klyuchevskaya’, a residential complex, currently under construction in the village of Soty, an…

Severstal unveils new client-centric corporate structure

PAO Severstal announces that the Company’s organizational structure has been reconfigured to support its updated strategy and ensure it consistently delivers an excellent customer experience. Based on agile business principles, all of the Company’s production and “selling” divisions now fall under two streams – upstream and downstream, for which common business goals are set. Upstream…

Steel market may turn the corner soon: RINL CMD

‘Budgetary allocation will give market a boost’ Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) Chairman-cum-Managing Director P.K. Rath on Thursday exuded confidence that the sluggish market being witnessed by the steel industry would be overcome this year. Mr. Rath hoisted the tricolour and inspected the guard of honour during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations organised at Ukkunagaram.…

Schoeller Werk to Use New Surface Roughness Meter

To ensure compliance with relevant standards in the food and medical technology sector, Schoeller Werk will from now on use a new surface roughness meter (profilometer). This allows stainless steel tubes to be precisely tested at each 10th or 20th standard production length. What is more, the leading manufacturer of longitudinally welded stainless steel tubes…