11 Oct 2017 -
The steel industry has about 330 million metric tons of capacity to spare, with more set to come on-line within the next two years, reports the Reuters news service.
06 Oct 2017 -
Germany has called a meeting with other top steelmaking countries to discuss global overcapacity, according to the Reuters news service.
25 Sep 2017 -
Citing ArcelorMittal’s decision to halt plate rolling at its Conshohocken, Pa., USA, plant, the United Steelworkers union is issuing a new call to the Trump administration to complete its national security review of steel imports.
25 Sep 2017 -
To curb pollution, China is preparing to initiate a first wave of steel production cuts that will reduce output at its largest steelmaking city by half, reports the (London) Financial Times.
20 Sep 2017 -
Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp have signed a preliminary agreement to combine their European steel operations, creating a 50-50 joint venture that would be Europe’s second-largest steelmaker behind ArcelorMittal.
19 Sep 2017 -
ArcelorMittal USA said it will idle the plate rolling line at its Conshohocken, Pa., mill sometime in the next year on account of low demand and competition from unfairly traded imports.
29 Aug 2017 -
U.S. President Donald Trump apparently wants tariffs on imported Chinese steel so much so that he rejected an offer from Chinese leaders for additional capacity cuts, reports the (London) Financial Times.
24 Aug 2017 -
Top executives at 25 American steel companies have appealed directly to President Donald Trump for relief from imported steel.