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U.S. Steel Mill Shipments Dropped in February 2014

11 Apr 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of February 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,618,380 tons of steel.

worldsteel Gives Short Term Outlook for Global Steel Demand in 2014–2015

09 Apr 2014 - The World Steel Association (worldsteel) released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2014 and 2015, forecasting that global apparent steel use will increase by 3.1% to 1,527 million metric tons in 2014 following growth of 3.6% in 2013.

SunCoke Energy's Coke Production Declines Due to Severe Winter Weather

09 Apr 2014 - SunCoke Energy Inc. reported first quarter 2014 domestic coke production is expected to be 944,000 tons, down an estimated 108,000 tons versus the same prior year period.

World Crude Steel Production Down Slightly Year-on-Year in January 2014

20 Mar 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 130 million metric tons in January 2014, a decrease of -0.4% compared to January 2013.

Platts Scrap Seminar: DRI to Have Little Impact on Scrap Markets

18 Mar 2014 - The North American scrap market will see little short- to medium-term effects as a result of the increasing usage of direct reduced iron (DRI), according to speakers at Platts’ 3rd annual Scrap Seminar, held in Chicago on 18 March 2014.

Global Stainless Steel Production Reached 38.1 Million Metric Tons In 2013

18 Mar 2014 - The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released preliminary figures for 2013 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 7.8% to 38.1 million metric tons.

AISI: January Steel Shipments Up from December, Down from Prior Year

11 Mar 2014 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of January 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,895,293 tons.

Apparent Steel Use in Latin America in 2013 In Line with 2012

25 Feb 2014 - In 2013, apparent steel use in Latin America and the Caribbean reached 66.5 million tons, in line with 2012, according to Alacero, the Latin American steel association.

Severstal Increased HDG Automotive Sheet Production 44% in 2013

21 Feb 2014 - In 2013 OAO Severstal achieved maximum volumes of shipments from its hot-dip galvanizing line.

Global Steel Output in January 2014 Down 0.4% Year-on-Year

20 Feb 2014 - World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 130 million metric tons in January 2014, a decrease of -0.4% compared to January 2013.

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