Steel industry news

2017 total steel imports into the USA increased 15%

Published: June 29, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Data released by the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reveals that in 2017 total steel imports increased 15% and finished steel imports were up 12%, garnering a 27% share of apparent steel supply.

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US line pipe association challenges pipeline developers

Published: June 26, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

The American Line Pipe Producers Association (ALPPA), a domestic coalition of large diameter line pipe producers, has challenged recent claims that US pipeline developers are unable to source large diameter welded pipe (LDWP) for their projects domestically and that steel Section 232…

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World crude steel production up 6.6%, says worldsteel

Published: June 25, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

World crude steel production increased by 6.6% to 154.9Mt in May 2018, according to figures released by the World Steel Association (worldsteel) and based on steel produced by 64 countries reporting to the organisation.

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MMK hosts leading Russian car manufacturer

Published: June 25, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Russian steelmaker PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) – one of the world's largest steel producers – hosted a delegation from PJSC AVTOVAZ led by the car manufacturer’s president Yves Caracatzanis. The parties discussed their current co-operation and the potential to adopt new…

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