Steel industry news

Bhushan Steel renamed

Published: October 05, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Following Tata Steel's recent acquisition of Bhushan Steel, the Indian steelmaker has decided to rename the company Tata Steel BSL.


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Gerdau Special Steel North America to modernise US electric steel plant

Published: October 02, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Gerdau Special Steel North America, a leading manufacturer of special bar steel, mainly used in the automotive industry, is to modernise its electric steel plant in Monroe, Michigan, USA, with a little help from Primetals Technologies of Austria. The order is part of an US$80…

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Excess capacity report calls for removal of subsidies and support mechanisms

Published: September 27, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

The Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity Ministerial Meeting, held in Paris last week within the G20 framework, concluded with a consensus report, agreed by 33 member countries, and including initial conclusions on the revision process that will allow for the identification and removal of…

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