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'It's Never Easy to Resolve This Issue,' Says OECD Steel Committee Chairman

23 Sep 2016 - The outgoing chairman of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s steel committee says “many difficulties lie ahead” as the world looks for agreements to bring steelmaking capacity in line with demand.

Chinese Steelmakers Trying to Evade U.S. Import Tariffs, American Steelmakers Allege

23 Sep 2016 - Several U.S. steelmakers are accusing their Chinese counterparts of circumventing newly imposed tariffs on cold-rolled and corrosion-resistant steels by diverting products into another country before exporting them.

Boasteel Merger May Just Be the Beginning of Chinese Steel Industry Consolidation

20 Sep 2016 - The merger of China’s Baosteel and Wuhan Iron and Steel Group might be the first of several mergers among the country’s steel producers, reports the Bloomberg news service.

Report: Proposed Merger of China's Baosteel, Wuhan Iron and Steel Wins Regulatory Approval

19 Sep 2016 - A plan to merge two of China’s largest steelmakers into a single entity with more than 60 million tons of capacity has received regulatory approval, reports Caixin magazine.

Fill 'Er Up: Steel Mills Might One Day Become the Gas Stations for Commercial Jets

16 Sep 2016 - A U.S. company that is developing technology to convert carbon-based waste gasses into biofuels and chemicals says it has produced 1,500 gallons of jet fuel from steel mill emissions.

Coil Exports Begin Shipping From New Tata Steel Works

16 Sep 2016 - Tata Steel’s new Kalinganagar works has reached another milestone as ramps up operations, shipping its first hot-rolled coils for the export market.

Egyptian Rebar Maker Inaugurates New Steel Shop

16 Sep 2016 - Egypt’s El Marakby Steel has fired up a new meltshop and caster at its rebar plant in Giza, allowing it to make steel in-house.

Amid Recession, Long Products Maker Gerdau Sending More Flat Steel Overseas

15 Sep 2016 - With the Brazilian economy in a deep recession, Gerdau SA is looking to sell flat steel into foreign markets, and is finding success.

Tata Steel Records First-Quarter Loss

12 Sep 2016 - Tata Steel lost US$475 million in the first quarter of its fiscal year, weighed down by a steep loss on its discontinued European long products business, which it sold earlier this year, the (London) Financial Times.

Linde, Praxair Call Off Merger Discussions

12 Sep 2016 - Industrial gas suppliers Linde AG and Praxair Inc. have ended merger discussions, the companies confirmed on Monday.

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