Steel industry news

Two sites selected for Thai steel mill

Published: December 01, 2009 by Greg Morris

A preliminary environmental impact study has started at two sites in Chanthaburi and Songkhla, Thailand that have been deemed promising for an upstream steel project.

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Obituary: Dr John R Stubbles 1934 – 2009

Published: December 01, 2009 by Greg Morris

John R Stubbles, the British born metallurgist and steel industry consultant living in USA died in Essex, England, at the age of 75 while visiting his step mother.

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Rio’s iron ore production at record level

Published: December 01, 2009 by Brian Clements

Rio Tinto’s global iron ore production set a new quarterly record and was up 12% compared with the third quarter of 2008. It expects total iron ore production in 2009 to be 215Mt.

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Masteel secures Australia deal

Published: December 01, 2009 by Greg Morris

Malaysia Steel Works (Masteel) has clinched a deal to export RM120M ($34.9M) worth of steel bars to Australia over the next two years under an agreement with Stemcor Australia

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Hubei rolls first tube

Published: December 01, 2009 by Greg Morris

Chinese company Hubei Xin Yegang Special Tube, has rolled the first tube on the world’s largest Assel mill

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