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Alacero: Recovering Steel Demand Pushes Production to Pre-Pandemic Levels 

19 Nov 2020 - Latin American steel production returned to pre-pandemic levels in September, lifted by a recovery in steel consuming sectors, reports the Alacero, the Latin America Steel Association. 

Stelco Nears Completion of Pig Iron Caster

12 Nov 2020 - Stelco Inc. expects to commission its new pig iron caster by the end of this year, company executives said Thursday. 

EU Steel Industry Faces Major Changes 

22 Oct 2020 - The potential sale of thyssenkrupp’s steel unit is a reflection of the challenges faced by EU steelmakers, and of the industrywide changes that are afoot, reports Deutsche Welle. 

SDI Sees Q3 Profit on Recovering Auto Sector 

20 Oct 2020 - A strong demand recovery led Steel Dynamics Inc. to a profitable third quarter, the Indiana-based steelmaker said on Monday. 

Nippon Steel Exec Sees EAFs in Its Future

20 Oct 2020 - Against the backdrop of increasing competition, Nippon Steel Corp. is evaluating the expanded use of electric-arc-furnace-based production, reports the Bloomberg news service. 

LIBERTY Steel Looks to Acquire thyssenkrupp

19 Oct 2020 - LIBERTY Steel Group has put a non-binding offer on the table for thyssenkrupp’s steelmaking unit, saying that the combined companies would be in a better position to face Europe’s steel market challenges. 

Forecast: Steel Demand Is Down, But Not as Much as First Feared

15 Oct 2020 - The World Steel Association has revised up its biannual global demand forecast, saying that a strong recovery in China will soften the overall impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

In Poland, ArcelorMittal Mothballs Two BFs. In Italy, It May Have a New Partner for Steel Works.  

09 Oct 2020 - ArcelorMittal Poland will permanently close the hot end of its Krakow works, saying that there’s not enough demand, or market protection from unfairly traded imports, to support it, reports Kallanish Commodities. 

Nippon Steel Plans BF Restart on Improving Demand

06 Oct 2020 - Japan’s Nippon Steel Corp. will restart a blast furnace that was idled earlier this year due to pandemic-driven declines in demand, reports commodities news and pricing service Argus. 

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