Steel industry news

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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ThyssenKrupp modernisation

Published: December 01, 2009 by Greg Morris

ThyssenKrupp Nirosta has modernised its heat and caster sequence planning, which had been operating for ten years.

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Vale plans expansion

Published: December 01, 2009 by Brian Clements

Mining giant Vale has detailed plans for a massive expansion of its iron ore operations in the next five years.

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