An investment group owned by Turkey’s military pension fund is in last-minute talks about a takeover of British Steel in a deal that could save thousands of jobs. Ataer Holding, a wholly owned vehicle of Oyak, the state military retirement scheme, which is also the largest shareholder in Erdemir, the Turkish steel group, is in…Details
China’s Hebei Iron & Steel (HBIS) has failed to get approval from the Hebei government to purchase a majority stake in Tata Steel’s businesses in Thailand and Singapore.
China’s Hebei Iron & Steel (HBIS) has failed to get approval from the Hebei government to purchase a majority stake in Tata Steel’s businesses in Thailand and Singapore. “HBIS have not been able to procure the requisite approvals from the Hebei government, one of the key conditions precedent for the proposed… (Ukrainian metal)Details
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK), a vertically integrated steelmaker, has published today its preliminary Q1 2019 operating results. Q1 2019 highlights: Steel output decreased by 4% qoq to 4.2 m t due to the overhauls at the Russian sites and seasonal factors. A 3% yoy steel output reduction is also due to the overhauls…Details
Since the beginning of this year, the iron industry has been subjected to a legal battle started by integrated steel plants and hot rolled steel manufacturers after the Ministry of Trade and Industry issued resolution no. 346 in April imposed, a temporary import tariff of 15% on iron billets and 25% on steel rebar, set…Details
Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau has decided to postpone some of its capacity expansion investments expected for 2019 amid a weaker-than-expected local economy, while reporting year-on-year output growth for the second quarter.
Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau has decided to postpone some of its capacity expansion investments expected for 2019 amid a weaker-than-expected local economy, while reporting year-on-year output growth for the second quarter. It has maintained, however, its 7.1 billion Reais ($1.79 billion) total capital expenditure plan through 2021. The company estimated 1.84 billion Reais of investments for…Details
PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) shipped the first batch of rolled products with new consumer properties. Improved quality characteristics of hot-rolled sheet metal are obtained through the use of a unique technology which cleans scale from the surface of the sheet. The emergence of new steel products with unique quality properties was made…Details
Dalian iron ore futures slumped to a two-month low on Monday, extending losses to an eighth session, amid worries of weak demand as China’s top steel-producing province of Hebei looks to tighten emission requirements. The most-traded iron ore contract on the Dalian Commodity Exchange, for January 2020 delivery, dropped as much as 5.6% to 609.50…Details
Tough times teach you the most, says Deep Kalra, founder and CEO of MakeMyTrip. In an interview with Malini Goyal on the ups and downs in his startup journey, he says young entrepreneurs should think like marathoners. Edited excerpts: Travel is a discretionary spend segment. What signal is it sending on the state of the…Details
China’s finished steel exports decreased on a yearly basis in July 2019, as did exports in the January-July period.
China’s finished steel exports decreased on a yearly basis in July 2019, as did exports in the January-July period. The country shipped 5.57 million tonnes of finished steel abroad in July, down 5.43% from 5.89 million tonnes a year earlier, according to preliminary Chinese customs data released on Thursday August 8. Last month’s exports were…Details
Mechel reports that the Supervisory Board of Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry’s Industrial Development Fund approved a low-interest loan to Mechel Group’s Beloretsk Metallurgical Plant for upgrading its wire and rope production facilities. The project’s cost will total 1.5 billion rubles, with the Industrial Development Fund footing the bill for 50% of this sum, or…Details
Imports of Iron & Steel in the United Kingdom increased to 446.95 GBP Million in October from 406.23 GBP Million in September of 2017. Imports of Iron & Steel in the United Kingdom averaged 337.83 GBP Million from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 631.75 GBP Million in March of 2011 and…Details
Montenegro’s transport firm Montecargo has struck a deal with HBIS Group Serbia the owner of the Smederevo steel mill that will see it ship 30,000 tonne of iron ore for the Chinese-owned company. Montecargo CEO Muradif Grbovic has said that “Transport of 120,000 t of ore for the company, which is backed by Chinese capital,…Details
Major Chinese steelmakers’ daily crude steel output rates were largely flat in mid-July compared with the previous period.
Major Chinese steelmakers’ daily crude steel output rates were largely flat in mid-July compared with the previous period. Member mills of the China Iron & Steel Association (Cisa) produced crude steel at an average rate of 2.02 million tpd during the second 10 days of July, up a mere 0.2 %… (Ukrainian metal)Details