Steel industry news

Foundation stone laid for new CELSA France rolling mill

Published: January 28, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

CELSA Group ™, a leading Spanish steel group and the second largest European manufacturer of long steel products, has laid the first stone of the new rolling mill to be developed at the CELSA France facilities, located in the municipalities of Boucau and Tarnos, within the region of New…

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Unions support Jingye/British Steel deal, but don’t endorse job cuts

Published: January 24, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

A rescue deal for British Steel involving the Chinese company Jingye could mean around 500 job losses if such a deal goes ahead, according to three unions – the GMB, Community and Unite – which make up the Steel Committe. While all three unions claim to support the deal, they have said that…

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Sunflag Iron and Steel chooses Danieli India

Published: January 22, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

Sunflag Iron and Steel Company, part of the Sunflag Group, has selected Danieli India to supply the drives and process automation for a new 320kt/yr SBQ bar mill in Bhandara, Maharashtra, India.

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Severstal invests in robotics

Published: January 22, 2020 by Matthew Moggridge

Russian steelmaker PAO Severstal, one of the world's largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, has invested in Dutch company Airborne, a global leader in developing digital automation platforms for the production of composite parts, and products with integrated composites.

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