EUROPE WIRE ROD: Northern Europe prices down on poor demand

The price of mesh-quality steel wire rod in the Northern European domestic market decreased this week because of poor demand, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 4. Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel wire rod (mesh-quality), domestic, delivered Northern Europe, was €470-500 ($515-548) per tonne on Wednesday, down by €10-15 per tonne. Underlying consumption of…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih Visited by Ukrainian Security Service Again

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih announced that on September 3, 2019the Security Service of Ukraine again visited the company to inspect the coke production facilities. It said “11 SBU representatives were admitted to the enterprise, accompanied by specialists from the Main Department of Environmental Inspection and the State Food and Beverage Service in the Dnipropetrovsk Region and…

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Ministry of Natural Resources confirms effectiveness of MMK’s environmental programme to improve air quality in Magnitogorsk

Magnitogorsk has been excluded from the list of cities with the most polluted air in 2018, according to a report by the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Thanks to MMK’s large-scale environmental programme, the Comprehensive Air-quality Index (CAI) indicator for the city will be reduced to a low level by 2025. The draft…

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SOUTHERN EUROPE REBAR: Prices widen downward on lower scrap costs, weak exports

The price range for steel rebar in the domestic market in Southern Europe widened downward this week with decreasing ferrous scrap prices and falling demand for exports from customers in Northern Europe, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 4. Fastmarkets’ weekly price assessment for steel reinforcing bar (rebar), domestic, delivered Southern Europe, was €460-485 ($504-531)…

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Russia: Izhstal passes QMS audit

Izhstal has received a positive report of international auditors on the efficiency of its quality management system, which increases the company competitiveness on the Russian and foreign markets. The audit has been carried out by TUV SUD. The company specialists have inspected electric arc and rolling shops, the material purchasing process, personnel management system, etc,…

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Ukraine: tallest skyscraper in Lviv built using AMKR metal

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has delivered rebars for the construction of a modern housing complex of business-class Avalon Up, which includes the tallest skyscraper in Lviv. The company has already shipped over 320 tons of its metal products. The project envisages the construction of four apartment houses (19-25 floors with panoramic glazing) with underground and guest…

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