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More focus needed on ESG factors
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:15:00 GMT
Bolton cites the tailings dam disaster in 2015 of iron-ore miner Samarco owned by mining giants Vale and BHP Billiton in a joint venture as an example. Nineteen people were killed, dozens were injured and hundreds of people were displaced when the ...
http://www.miningweekly.com/article/greater-focus-needed-on-esg-factors-2017-03-24/rep_id:3650&c=1145268005510616493&mkt=en-gb


A small business takes on Alibaba
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:09:00 GMT
There is one nod to modern automation a recently acquired computerised steel-cutting machine but much of the ... manufactures replicas in Fujian province in eastern China, and uses Hankersons photos to promote his own products.
http://m.gulfnews.com/business/sme/a-small-business-takes-on-alibaba-1.1999458&c=7233754211031465258&mkt=en-gb


Dongkuk Steel marks first arrival of steel slab from its long-sought ...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:39:00 GMT
... milestone with commercial production of thick plate using the first batch of steel slab produced from its long-awaited first blast furnace steelwork in Brazil. Dongkuk Steel Mill that was founded in 1954 as the first private steel company in Korea ...
http://pulsenews.co.kr/view.php%3Fsc%3D30800021%26year%3D2017%26no%3D197721&c=6460773722318154180&mkt=en-gb


Nikko AM: There is a new commodity cartel in town
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:30:00 GMT
Commodities that stand out next are steel and aluminium. China has laid the ground work ... pollution prevention plan which requires aluminium smelters in Hebei, Shandong, Henan and Shanxi to suspend aluminium smelters and alumina refineries to suspend ...
https://www.trustnet.com/News/721769/nikko-am-there-is-a-new-commodity-cartel-in-town/&c=17413741813397256618&mkt=en-gb


U.S. Steel (X) Rating Outlook Raised to Stable from Negative ...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:46:00 GMT
cold-rolled steel from China, Japan, Brazil, India, South Korea, Russia and the United Kingdom; hot-rolled coil from Australia, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Turkey giving rise to import duties. The European Commission ...
https://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate%2BNews/U.S.%2BSteel%2B%2528X%2529%2BRating%2BOutlook%2BRaised%2Bto%2BStable%2Bfrom%2BNegative%2Bat%2BFitch/12694845.html&c=16522461757944249873&mkt=en-gb


U.S. Steel (X) Rating Outlook Raised to Stable from Negative ...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:46:00 GMT
cold-rolled steel from China, Japan, Brazil, India, South Korea, Russia and the United Kingdom; hot-rolled coil from Australia, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Turkey giving rise to import duties. The European Commission ...
https://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate%2BNews/U.S.%2BSteel%2B%2528X%2529%2BRating%2BOutlook%2BRaised%2Bto%2BStable%2Bfrom%2BNegative%2Bat%2BFitch/12694845.html&c=16522461757944249873&mkt=en-gb


Steel market is now more balanced
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:08:00 GMT
Tokyo - Global steel mills shouldnt fret about the chances of Chinese ... Imamura visited four areas in China in December Jinan, Chongqing, Shanghai and Wuxi to study the market. In meetings with the industry and users, he says he was inspired ...
http://www.iol.co.za/business-report/markets/commodities/steel-market-is-now-more-balanced-8290095&c=17802988299517525814&mkt=en-gb


China's Hebei Steel to proceed with $8 billion revamp
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:27:00 GMT
... will cut Hebei Steel's annual iron capacity by 1.8 million tonnes and drop its steel capacity by about 1.9 million tonnes. Laoting is a seaside county in the Tangshan city area in Hebei province. Hebei is home to 104 mills that account for nearly a ...
http://www.afr.com/business/mining/iron-ore/chinas-hebei-steel-to-proceed-with-8-billion-revamp-20170321-gv3ey7&c=3242721307515387273&mkt=en-gb


Milled Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Global Market in Major ...
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:04:00 GMT
Meanwhile, as the market of Milled Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete(SFRC) industry tends to be saturated in economic developed regions and the consumer market in the region of emerging economies such as China, India, Brazil, etc is on the rise, the demand ...
http://www.emailwire.com/release/360756-Milled-Steel-Fiber-Reinforced-Concrete-Global-Market-in-Major-Countries-Regions-Supply-Analysis-2016.html&c=14882857058931570162&mkt=en-gb


China Won't Repeat Steel Market Crash in 2017, Japanese Mill ...
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:02:00 GMT
Global steel mills have no need to fret about the chances of Chinese ... Imamura visited four areas in China in December -- Jinan, Chongqing, Shanghai and Wuxi -- to study the market. In meetings with the industry and users, he says he was inspired by ...
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-20/china-won-t-repeat-steel-market-crash-in-17-japanese-mill-says&c=1834625175989986339&mkt=en-gb


Lack of steel seen in surging iron-ore price
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:08:00 GMT
If Trump gets that approved, the only way for steel and iron-ore prices is up, Masilela said ... saying physical demand in China for high-grade iron ore from Australia and Brazil was firm, but not for lower-grade material.
http://www.timeslive.co.za/sundaytimes/businesstimes/2017/03/19/Lack-of-steel-seen-in-surging-iron-ore-price&c=3694287766001416608&mkt=en-gb


A Small Table Maker Takes On Alibabas Fld f Fakes
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 07:07:00 GMT
There is one nod t modern automation a recentl acquired computerized steel-cutting machine but much f th ... manufactures replicas in Fujian province in eastern China, nd uses Mr. Hankersons photos t promote his own products.
http://newspaperpost.com/2017/03/18/a-small-table-maker-takes-on-alibabas-fl%25d0%25be%25d0%25bed-%25d0%25bef-fakes/&c=5223312600266106003&mkt=en-gb


Dry bulk freight market seizes the day
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:32:00 GMT
The bullish market is prompting freight market participants to seize the moment and capitalize on the flow of steel production in China ... have extended restrictions on sintering output in Tangshan by a further three days, having an immediate, if ...
http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/dry-bulk-freight-market-seizes-the-day.html&c=16951602092929053731&mkt=en-gb


China steel drops from 3-yr top, cuts iron ores gains
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:26:00 GMT
Physical demand in China for high-grade iron ore from top suppliers Australia and Brazil remains firm, said the Beijing-based trader, but not so for lower grade material. Because steel mills profits are quite okay, they prefer higher-grade products ...
http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/china-steel-drops-from-3-yr-top-cuts-iron-ores-gains/&c=5037886911962523643&mkt=en-gb


The 6 Biggest Chinese Mining Companies
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:00 GMT
(See also: Barrick's Veladero Draws Chinese Bidders.) China Northern Rare Earth Group High-Tech Co. Ltd. (600111.SS) China Northern Rare Earth Group, formerly known as the Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare Group, is engaged in producing rare earth metals ...
http://www.investopedia.com/insight/chinese-mining-companies/&c=11004985354748507242&mkt=en-gb


DryShips: Shipping Rates
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:48:00 GMT
And DryShips has no Capesize vessels. The soaring Capesize rates seems to be driven by iron transport from Brazil to China for Chinese steel production. Chinese steel production is not a free market activity. The Baltic Dry Index is up again today ...
http://seekingalpha.com/article/4055647-dryships-shipping-rates&c=18307234721515782199&mkt=en-gb


Steel Sandwich Panels Market Expects The Burgeoning Construction ...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:41:00 GMT
This report studies Steel Sandwich Panels in the global market, especially in United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, India, Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia, Brazil, Middle East and Africa. This report also splits ...
http://www.marketwatch.com/(S(rnrsydaynixa5x55oiibxm45))/story/steel-sandwich-panels-market-expects-the-burgeoning-construction-industry-to-enhance-future-demand---marketintelreports-2017-03-15&c=9025148488480412250&mkt=en-gb


New report shares details about the outlook of Global Metal Powder ...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:52:00 GMT
This report focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer - Hoganas, GKN Hoeganaes, QMP, Laiwu Iron & Steel, JFE, Jiande Yitong, WISCO PM, Alcoa, Shandong Xinfa, Hunan Jiweixin ...
http://www.newsmaker.com.au/news/273291/new-report-shares-details-about-the-outlook-of-global-metal-powder-market-2021&c=10012406605748817607&mkt=en-gb


Thailand extends steel tariffs for two months
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:18:00 GMT
Bangkok Post reported that the Thailand government will extend anti-dumping tariffs on steel pipes from China and South Korea and coiled and uncoiled hot-rolled steel from Brazil, Iran and Turkey until May 15 to protect the local industry.....more
https://steelguru.com/steel/thailand-extends-steel-tariffs-for-two-months/476064&c=1300821759319811431&mkt=en-gb


Steel tariffs extended for two months
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:19:00 GMT
... will extend anti-dumping tariffs on steel pipes from China and South Korea and coiled and uncoiled hot-rolled steel from Brazil, Iran and Turkey until May 15 to protect the local industry. According to Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn, who chaired ...
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1214781/steel-tariffs-extended-for-two-months&c=281894560092176335&mkt=en-gb


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