Friday, 05 April 2019 by Commodity Inside
4 April 2019 China to use satellite remote sensing for curbing overcapacity in steel (Asia Pacific): China plans to inspect Hebei and Tianjin regions to stop non-regulated steel production, according to the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The country will also use satellite remote sensing to get information about unwanted steel production.
3 April 2019 Kerdemir to commission 200k railway wheels capacity in H2 2019 (Europe): Kerdemir $124 million railway wheel facility is under testing phase. The plant is expected to start mass production in the second half of 2019 with an annual capacity of 200,000 wheels. Tata Steel restarts refurbished blast furnace in the UK
1st April 2019 China to continue steel production cuts in Q2 (Asia Pacific): Local governments in Tangshan and Handan plans to continue steel production cuts in the second quarter of 2019 to improve the air quality in the cities. Vale shipments of iron ore to drop in 2019 (Central and South America): Vale forecasts
28 March 2019 Eurofer wants Steel Excess Capacity Forum to stay effective (Europe): The European steel association Eurofer said that the Steel Excess Capacity Forum should continue the work even after its obligation ends in November. Eurofer is discussing the matter with the forum members to continue their work aimed to address global overcapacity problems.
27 March 2019 Global crude steel output up by 4.1% in February- WSA (Europe): World’s crude steel production reached 137.3 million tonnes in February 2019. The production increased by 4.1% year-on-year, according to the World Steel Association. India’s crude steel production rose by 4.3% in February- JPC (Asia Pacific): Crude steel production in India
Monday, 01 April 2019 by Commodity Inside
26 March 2019 Canada can delay USMCA in case of steel tariffs not removed (North America): Canada’s foreign minister said that the revised NAFTA deal- USMCA- can be delayed until the US lifts the 25% import duties on Canadian steel and aluminium products. USMCA was signed on 30 November 2018 but not effective yet. The
Thursday, 21 March 2019 by Commodity Inside
20 March 2019 MMK in Russian Galvanised steel market (Europe): Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Work (MMK) supplied the largest share in the domestic Russian galvanised steel market in 2018. The company supplied almost 1.3 million tonnes of galvanised steel in Russia and accounted for 34% share in the domestic market during 2018. MarGodo Steel acquires
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 by Commodity Inside
19 March 2019 Indian steel lobby urges the government to end dumping of Iranian steel (Asia Pacific): Indian Steel Association wrote a letter to the Indian government urging to stop dumping of cheap Iranian steel products via UAE route. The association mentioned that steel imports from the UAE are growing at alarming rates. These are
13 March 2019 Primetals revamps steel billet caster at Feralpi Italy (Europe): Primetals Technologies revamped a six strands billet caster at Feralpi Siderurgica in Italy. The up-gradation project has now increased the Feralpi annual production capacity from 1.1 million tonnes to 1.2 million tonnes. Moreover, it also increased the billets cross section to 150 x
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 by Commodity Inside
6 March 2019 Peru long steel industry to be supported by a new billet caster from SMS (Central and South America): A Peruvian based steel producer, Corporación Aceros Arequipa S.A. (CAASA), has ordered a six strand billet caster from SMS group for its new steel mill. The plant is expected to start production by 2020