21 Sep 2018 -
China bought more than 1 billion metric tons of iron ore last year, but demand will likely plateau as a governmental push to reduce pollution drives a conversion in production routes, the Reuters news service reports.
12 Sep 2018 -
Steel mills in the path of Hurricane Florence are bracing for the storm’s landfall and are shutting down equipment and suspending operations, reports commodities pricing and news service S&P Global Platts.
05 Sep 2018 -
Russia’s PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) said one of its hot rolling mills set a record in July, producing nearly 528,000 metric tons during the month.
08 Aug 2018 -
The No. 3 blast furnace at ArcelorMittal’s Indiana Harbor facility has taken an unplanned outage after its large bell fell in during a charge, reports The Times newspaper of northwest Indiana.
08 Aug 2018 -
A Scottish plate mill that was rescued from closure by Sanjeev Gupta's Liberty Steel is now on track to produce more than 120,000 metric tons this year, and even more in the following year, reports The Scotsman newspaper.
03 Aug 2018 -
China is drafting its emissions-reductions measures for the coming winter heating season and may require steel mills in six major steel cities to curtail production by 50%, according to the Reuters news service.
26 Jul 2018 -
Global crude steel production rose 881.4 million metric tons in the first half of 2018, reports news and pricing provider S&P Global Platts.