Steel industry news



Eggert wants “broad, firm and decisive” action against US steel tariffs

Published: March 22, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

EU leaders are gathering in Brussels today and tomorrow for a European Council meeting. In light of President Trump’s Section 232 25% import tariffs on steel, the European Steel Association (EUROFER) is calling on EU member states to stand united in backing 'a broad, firm and decisive…

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US-based Republic Steel ‘positioned to restart’ Lorain steel plant

Published: March 22, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Republic Steel, a leading North American supplier of special bar quality (SBQ) steel bars, which is used in the production of axles, drive shafts and suspension rods, is ‘positioned to restart’ it’s Lorain facility, including its idled electric arc furnace, casters and rolling…

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US steel top brass meet the Congressional Steel Caucus

Published: March 21, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

US steel company top brass met in Washington DC today to meet with a dozen members of the Congressional Steel Caucus to discuss the challenges facing the industry faces from surges of unfairly traded steel imports and global steel overcapacity.

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MMK strengthens position in coated steel market

Published: March 19, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Russian steelmaker Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) operated its coated steel facilities at maximum capacity utilisation in 2017, it is claimed. As a result, the company claims that it is the leading producer of this product in Russia.

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