Steel industry news



China steel firms stung by iron-ore market

Published: December 01, 2009 by Greg Morris

Some Chinese steelmakers paid an average 77% more than their competitors for iron ore during the September quarter, as tough negotiations with producers left many paying spot prices, new analysis shows.  

Read more

Edwards wins Indian order

Published: December 01, 2009 by Brian Clements

UK vacuum technology group Edwards has won an order worth more than £200k for its steel degassing system in India. 

Read more

Delays plague Vietnam steel project

Published: December 01, 2009 by Greg Morris

Delays in site clearance compensation have stalled a $9.8bn steel project in the central Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam that was scheduled to open by 2010

Read more

JFE remains cautious despite profit

Published: December 01, 2009 by Greg Morris

JFE Holdings, the world’s sixth largest steelmaker, believes Asia’s steel market is still too fragile for it to upgrade its annual profit forecast.

Read more