President Trump expressed his support of fracking and tariffs and his admiration of Western Pennsylvania’s steel legacy during a visit Tuesday to the ethane-cracking facility being built in Beaver County. In an hour-long speech to more than 2,000 workers at the Royal Dutch Shell plant in Potter Township — miles away from about 200 protesters…Details
Mumbai|New Delhi: Automobile industry captains have welcomed the sops announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday to revive the sector that is going through its worst sales decline in almost two decades. “The government has done the maximum it could have to revive demand,” said RC Bhargava, chairman of Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works was awarded a certificate by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation for its contribution to sustainable development and environmental initiatives in the Chelyabinsk region, as well as for the successful implementation of its ‘Energy Management of Industrial Enterprises’ program. The UN experts praised MMK’s efforts to reduce and prevent anthropogenic…Details
Domestic prices for hollow steel sections remained unchanged across Europe this week, with trading largely on hold during the traditional summer break, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday August 14.
Domestic prices for hollow steel sections remained unchanged across Europe this week, with trading largely on hold during the traditional summer break, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday August 14. Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel sections (medium), domestic, delivered Northern Europe, stayed at €615-630 ($688-705) per tonne on Wednesday. During August, many workers take holidays and mills…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has partnered with Deloitte CIS to create a digitalisation strategy for the Company. The agreement was signed during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. MMK has decided to update its digital portfolio as part of the Company’s overall development strategy up to 2025. To do this, Deloitte CIS will…Details
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…Details
NEW DELHI: Air India owes three state-owned oil firms Rs 5,000 crore in unpaid fuel bills with payments being delayed by almost eight months, forcing retailers to snap supplies, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) said on Friday. IOC, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) & Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) on Thursday afternoon stopped jet fuel or…Details
Barrett Steel has acquired the business and assets of John Parker & Son Limited’s Shoreham site from the administrators. The move sees 50 staff move over to Barrett from their former employer and it boosts the company’s network to 27 locations across the UK. The acquired site will now operate as Barrett Steel Shoreham. Group…Details
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…Details
Industrial activity and steel consumption are stronger, generally, in Scandinavia, than in the rest of Europe. Regional producers attempted to reverse the negative price tendency, and improve their profitability, by introducing increased selling values, for coils, sheets and plates, in June. Buyers, however, took a different view, and small price reductions were recorded, for most…Details
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…Details
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…Details
‘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.…Details
MUMBAI: Can separate tax rates be levied on same product imported by two different companies, based on the end use? The customs department seems to think so, going by its latest tax demand from carmakers. The customs department has started issuing notices to several automakers, asking them to cough up 28% goods and services tax…Details
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…Details
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) will impose a quota for hot-rolled flat steel imports to members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) for one year starting from December 1, 2019.
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) will impose a quota for hot-rolled flat steel imports to members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) for one year starting from December 1, 2019. The EEU countries are Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The total quota for the EEU bloc will be 1.33 million tonnes, the EEC announced…Details
After successfully completing the commissioning of its new horizontal straightening machine, Hyundai Steel has awarded SMS group a follow-up order for the revamp of its Incheon heavy section mill in South Korea. With this revamp Hyundai Steel aims to expand its product range towards larger sections with webs of up to 1,100 millimeters and sheet…Details