Steel industry news

EU steel safeguard must prevent import surges, says EUROFER

Published: April 24, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

'Deviated steel trade flows' are a big worry for the European steel industry and that is why the European Commission last month launched a safeguard investigation with a view to shielding the industry from a sudden surge of imports following the USA's decision to impose blanket tariffs on…

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Ultra-high-tensile steel demand prompts new CGL for NSSMC

Published: April 18, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Japanese steelmaker Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) is planning to install a continuous hot dip galvanising line at its Kimitsu Works in Chiba Prefecture on the eastern outskirts of Tokyo. The aim is to strengthen the supply system for ultra-high-tensile steel sheets…

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Turkish steelmaker to build new 5-stand tandem mill

Published: April 18, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Tatmetal Celik San. Ve Tic AS, a Turkish steelmaker, has commissioned Italian plant builder Danieli to build a new 5-stand tandem mill and integrate it with the mill’s pickling line at the company’s Eregly facility.

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Kobe Steel expands to service growing automotive demand

Published: April 06, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel is planning to make capital investments of roughly 50 billion yen at its Kakogawa Works. The company claims that the main thrust will be a new continuous annealing line for steel sheet in response to growing demand for automotive ultra high-strength steel…

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