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World's Biggest Steelmaker Looks to Become Even Bigger

30 Jun 2016 - ArcelorMittal and Italy’s Marcegaglia SpA have put down an offer on the country’s troubled Ilva steelworks in the city of Taranto, ArcelorMittal has announced.

China Says It Might Challenge U.S. Import Duties

28 Jun 2016 - China’s commerce ministry, which has said America’s imposition of import duties on certain steel products is protectionist, now says it might sue the country through the World Trade Organization, according to the Reuters news service.

Proposed 10M-Ton Mill Wins Environmental Approval

27 Jun 2016 - The Indian government has given environmental clearances to an integrated steel plant that JSW Steel is proposing to build in the state of Jharkhand.

Two Chinese Steelmakers Explore Mega-Merger

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.

Brexit Leaves Fate of Tata Steel U.K. All the More Uncertain

27 Jun 2016 - The United Kingdom’s vote to secede from the European Union will complicate Tata Steel's efforts to sell its U.K. strip business and may, in fact, give the company more of a reason to hold on to the business, according to reports.

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.

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