27 Jun 2016 -
Baosteel Group Corp. and Wuhan Iron & Steel Group Corp., two of China’s largest steelmakers, are considering a merger, potentially creating a company that could rival No. 1 ArcelorMittal SA, according to reports.
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.
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.
15 Jun 2016 -
Shanghai STAL Precision Stainless Steel Co. Ltd. has awarded a contract to the Fives industrial engineering group for a cold rolling mill capable of rolling ultra-thin stainless strip at full commercial widths, the company has announced.
09 Jun 2016 -
Iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources will reopen an idled Minnesota mine two months sooner than planned after securing third- and fourth-quarter orders from a new customer, the company announced on Thursday.
17 May 2016 -
An investment firm that is partly owned by the United Arab Emirates has signed an agreement to build a 300,000 metric ton rebar plant, reports The National newspaper.
15 May 2016 -
The world’s seven wealthiest countries may adopt measures to address the global steel glut during their upcoming summit in Japan, according to the Reuters news service.
15 May 2016 -
Nucor Corp.'s joist and decking unit is setting up a fabrication shop in Canada and plans to begin producing products later this year, the company has announced.
11 May 2016 -
As steel prices rebound, Chinese mills that were shut down are returning to life and resuming production, despite global wishes for the country to cut its excess capacity.
09 May 2016 -
Ten steel associations in North and South America and Europe said they are disappointed that China declined to commit to further action on its excess steelmaking capacity, but are urging the country to be involved in future conversations on the topic.