Liberty embarks upon TK acquisition process

Liberty embarks upon TK acquisition process

20th October, 2020

Global steelmaker Liberty Steel Group has made a non-binding indicative offer (NBIO) as part of a thyssenkrupp-led process to acquire the steel activities of thyssenkrupp.

EUROFER welcomes definitive EC anti-dumping duties

EUROFER welcomes definitive EC anti-dumping duties

14th October, 2020

The European Steel Association (EUROFER) has welcomed the European Commission's publication of definitive anti-dumping duties on imports of certain hot rolled stainless steel sheets and coils (SSHR) originating in Indonesia, China and Taiwan.

August world crude steel production up 0.6%

August world crude steel production up 0.6%

13th October, 2020

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.2Mt in August 2020, a 0.6% increase compared to August 2019.

Latest issue: September 2020

September 2020

I’ve been looking back over recent leader articles, as I tend to do when it’s time to write this column. In truth, I always have a few ideas in my head. However, I notice that all of my missives, going back to March, revolve around COVID-19 and how we’re not out of the woods yet or we’ve got to stick it out and so forth.

Infact, when I look back over our news pages, it’s interesting to note that, early on, there are loads of virus-related images, but they fade out as the months pass. In this issue’s news pages there’s just one related graphic at the top left hand side of page seven, which is odd when you consider that global media companies are pedalling doom and gloom around a second wave of the pandemic.

The problem with trying to create a panic among the people with…