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Global Steel Production Up 3% in June 2014

22 Jul 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137 million metric tons (mmt) in June 2014, an increase of 3.1% compared to June 2013.

U.S. Steel Shipments Rise 2% from April to May 2014

15 Jul 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of May 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,398,976 tons of steel products.

Global Stainless Steel Production Rose 6.8% in First Quarter

15 Jul 2014 - The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the first quarter of 2014 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 6.8% year–on–year to 10.2 million metric tons (mmt). Production increased in all regions.

SunCoke Energy Expects to Report Increased Domestic Coke Production for Q2 2014

10 Jul 2014 - SunCoke Energy Inc. (SXC) reported second quarter 2014 domestic coke production is expected to be 1,059,000 tons, up 115,000 tons from first quarter 2014, which was impacted by the severe winter weather.

U.S. Steel Shipments Drop 1.2% from March to April 2014

07 Jul 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of April 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,235,096 tons, a 1.2% decrease from the 8,337,578 tons shipped in the previous month, March 2014, and a 3.2% increase from the 7,978,531 tons shipped in April 2013.

World Crude Steel Production Increases in May 2014

07 Jul 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 141 million metric tons in May 2014, an increase of 2.2% compared to May 2013.

Latin America: Finished Steel Use Grows Only 1% While Production Remains Stable in Jan/Apr 2014

24 Jun 2014 - During the first 4 months of 2014, the steel market of Latin America and the Caribbean continued to reflect the weaknesses of the global and regional economies and the increasing incidence of imports.

2013 World DRI Production Surpasses 75 Million Tons

11 Jun 2014 - The world’s direct reduction industry grew again in 2013 setting yet another new record for the industry with 75.2 million tons produced, according to data compiled by Midrex Technologies, Inc. and audited by World Steel Dynamics.

World Crude Steel Production Up 1.7% in April 2014

27 May 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137 million metric tons in April 2014, an increase of 1.7% compared to April 2013.


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