Steel industry news

US steel import applications down 3.7%

Published: July 11, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Steel import permit applications for the month of June reached 2.89Mt (net tons), down 3.7% from the May figure of 3.005Mt (net tons) and a 0.3% increase from the May preliminary imports total of 2.887Mt (net tons), according to figures released by the US Commerce Department based on Steel…

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SSAB appoints sustainability guru

Published: July 11, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Christina Bage-Friborg has been appointed head of sustainability for Swedish steelmaker SSAB. She is also a member of the company’s group executive committee.

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Russian steelmaker embraces Industry 4.0

Published: July 11, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Russian steelmaker Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has announced that it will be extending its co-operation with Oracle for the next five years to implement Industry 4.0.

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thyssenkruppAG and Tata Steel Europe announce 50/50 joint venture

Published: June 30, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

“We will create a highly competitive European steel player – based on a strong industrial logic and strategic rationale. We will secure jobs and contribute to maintaining value chains in European core industries,” said Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger, CEO of thyssenkruppAG following the signing of a…

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