Steel News


Economy & Markets

The latest on the economy's health and the markets driving the supply and demand of steel.

Latest News

After Long Delay, Tube Maker to Begin Production at Texas Sucker Rod Plant

14 Feb 2019 - Tenaris said it plans to open its US$70 million sucker rod manufacturing plant in Conroe, Texas, USA, this summer.

U. S. Steel to Resume Fairfield EAF Installation

11 Feb 2019 - United States Steel Corporation will resume construction on the planned electric arc furnace at its Fairfield, Ala., USA, steel plant, the company said Monday.

ArcelorMittal Profits Up, But Sees Slower Growth Ahead

07 Feb 2019 - The world’s largest steelmaker recorded its largest full-year profit in nearly 10 years, but is forecasting that demand growth will slow in the U.S. and Europe and contract in China. 

Seeing Improved Demand, U. S. Steel to Restart Idled Pipe Mill

05 Feb 2019 - United States Steel Corporation said on Monday that it is reactivating a Texas pipe mill and hiring 140 people. 

Republic Steel Targets Q2 Restart of Lorain Bar Mill

23 Jan 2019 - Special bar quality (SBQ) maker Republic Steel is planning to restart its small bar rolling mill at its Lorain, Ohio, USA, plant in the second quarter, the company has announced.

India to Outpace U.S. Steel Consumption in 2019, Says Steel Minister

23 Jan 2019 - India is on track to overtake the United States in steel consumption this year, according to India Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh.

GFG Alliance Completes Deal for U.S. Wire Rod Manufacturer

03 Jan 2019 - GFG Alliance has finalized its US$320 million acquisition of Keystone Consolidated Industries (KCI), a move that will help clear the way for a planned initial public offering, the company has announced.

Despite Uncertain Times, There's Still a Place for Port Talbot Works, Tata Steel Executive Says

03 Jan 2019 - Tata Steel Europe head Hans Fischer said he believes there is a future for the United Kingdom’s largest steel works, even after the country leaves the European Union, but cautioned that more work is needed to turn around the integrated facility.

Scrap Steel Consumption on the Rise in China

27 Dec 2018 - As new electric arc furnaces come on-line, China’s scrap steel use is expected to cross the 200-million-metric-ton threshold by 2020, if it hasn’t already, Argus Media reports.

News - 1 to 9 of 9
  • 1

Skip to page number


View Steel News Archives