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Indian Coking Coal Demand Poised for Significant Increase

23 Jun 2016 - India’s coking coal demand is likely to increase by 45 percent by 2020 as the country looks to expand its steel production, according to The (India) Economic Times.

China Calls U.S. Cold Rolled Duties 'Protectionist'

23 Jun 2016 - China is taking the United States to task after American trade officials affirmed anti-dumping and countervailing duties of more than 500 percent on Chinese cold rolled producers.

Billiton Forecasts Increased Demand for Coking Coal

21 Jun 2016 - BHP Billiton Ltd. said it believes that a rise in steel production from emerging economies – India’s economy especially – will drive long-term demand growth for coking coal, reports the Bloomberg news service.

Tata Steel Might Break Up U.K. Business

20 Jun 2016 - Tata Steel announced in March that it would look to exit the United Kingdom and sell its strip business there, saying that it no longer saw a profitable future for the operation. Later, though, reports emerged that it may hold onto the business after all.

ArcelorMittal Exploring Divestment of French Steel Businesses

20 Jun 2016 - ArcelorMittal is looking at selling a stake in a French subsidiary while it explores a sale of a wire unit, which also has operations in the country, according to the Reuters news service.

South Korean Steelmaker Completes Blast Furnace Rebuild

17 Jun 2016 - POSCO has relit the No. 5 blast furnace at its Gwangyang works following a 112-day refurbishment, the company has announced.

Commercial Metals Sells Off the Last of Its Australian Distribution Business

17 Jun 2016 - Commercial Metals Co. has found a buyer for the last of its Australian steel distribution assets, the U.S.-based company has announced.

China Acquisition of Unprofitable Serbian Mill Undermines Efforts to Reduce Global Overcapacity, Says EUROFER

17 Jun 2016 - As Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Serbia this week, the European Steel Association is raising objections over the sale of Serbia’s largest steel mill to a state-owned producer in China.

Researchers Win £25K Prize for Efforts to Develop New Corrosion Inhibitor

16 Jun 2016 - A research team at a Welsh university has been recognized for their work on a new corrosion inhibitor that is said to outperform hexavalent chromate.

India Investment Program Expected to Generate Significant Steel Demand

16 Jun 2016 - Indian miners and steelmakers are likely to see significant new demand arising from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US$87 billion Make in India initiative, reports The (India) Economic Times.

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