Steel industry news


£350m export business at risk from potential trade war

Published: April 21, 2017 by Matthew Moggridge

Britain’s steelmakers are warning of the potential damage to legitimate UK exports to the United States as a result of being caught up in US protectionist measures to counter the dumping of cheap Chinese steel.

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Trump Executive Order invokes rarely-used provision of US trade law

Published: April 20, 2017 by Matthew Moggridge

President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new Executive Order (EO) today, 20 April 2017, invoking a rarely-used provision of US trade law, Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, to determine whether imports of steel into the United States should be restricted on national…

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US Steel close and re-open Midwest steel plant

Published: April 19, 2017 by Matthew Moggridge

Following the discovery of Hexavalent chromium in a waterway near the Indiana  Dunes National Lakeshore, close to Lake Michigan, US Steel shut down operations at its Midwest Plant in Portage Indiana. Less than a week later, and having fixed an accidental chemical leak, the plant is up and…

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Turkish steelmaker contracts Danieli Olivotto Ferré

Published: April 19, 2017 by Matthew Moggridge

Diler Iron and Steel Industry and Trade Inc., a part of Diler Holding and a leading Turkish company specialising in wire rod coils for automotive applications, has ordered a new bell-type annealing plant from Danieli Olivotto Ferrè, for heat treating coils in a protective atmosphere.

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