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Lower grade iron ore prices hit multi-year highs
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:04:00 GMT
In contrast, mid and higher grades fell quite sharply. Steel prices weakened as output restrictions in Tangshan, China's largest steel production hub, were removed. Lower steel prices, helping to
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/lower-grade-iron-ore-prices-204649512.html&c=7064775299862472159&mkt=en-gb


Brexit, trade talks amp up ASX jitters
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:08:00 GMT
Demand was further supported after Chinese policymakers relaxed restrictions on sintering output int he steel-making hub of Tangshan. We expect iron ore prices will spike its the $US90s as supply
https://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/brexit-trade-talks-amp-up-asx-jitters-20190315-p514np.html%3fref%3drss&c=17224240243773398442&mkt=en-gb


Subdued demand may choke rebound in steel production in India ...
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:19:00 GMT
The rebound this time is aided by a disruption in iron ore production in Brazil and a subsequent rise in steel prices. The price rise appears to have prompted restocking by customers. However
https://steelguru.com/steel/subdued-demand-may-choke-rebound-in-steel-production-in-india-report/536581&c=13573936621280832003&mkt=en-gb


Iron ore prices tipped to head back above $US90 a tonne as supply ...
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:10:00 GMT
Falling steel stockpiles drove optimism that Chinas steel production ... policymakers relaxed restrictions on sintering output in the steelmaking hub of Tangshan. The jump comes after prices for
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/markets/iron-ore-prices-tipped-to-head-back-above-us90-a-tonne-as-supply-concerns-simmer/news-story/1c92c2f8a0b20c035b9505562ba01ef4&c=16304086075047304752&mkt=en-gb


China's steel, iron ore rebound on restocking demand
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:40:00 GMT
Steel prices should rise after we saw less output ... on Tuesday also followed news that the town of Mangaratiba, in Brazils Rio de Janeiro state, fined Vale and closed its Ilha da Guaiba
https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-asia-ironore/chinas-steel-iron-ore-rebound-on-restocking-demand-idUSKBN1QT0AX&c=2754777092195834926&mkt=en-gb


Chinas iron ore futures fall as anti-smog measures weigh
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 17:03:00 GMT
Prices of Chinas steel-making raw materials dropped on Wednesday after the top steelmaking city of Tangshan maintained the highest smog alert amid unfavourable weather conditions, while the
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/chinas-iron-ore-futures-fall-as-anti-smog-measures-weigh/&c=11732141906690111315&mkt=en-gb


China's iron ore futures fall as anti-smog measures weigh
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 13:05:00 GMT
Prices of China's steel-making raw materials dropped on Wednesday after the top steelmaking city of Tangshan maintained the highest smog alert amid unfavourable weather conditions, while the
http://www.mining.com/web/chinas-iron-ore-futures-fall-anti-smog-measures-weigh/&c=9270289061567474464&mkt=en-gb


Political sessions, smog-alert to cap gains in iron ore deliveries ...
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 19:22:00 GMT
Steel mills stepped up iron ore procurement after prices of ... are scheduled to take place in Beijing and open on March 5 and 3. The city of Tangshan will implement levelemergency measures against
https://news.metal.com/newscontent/100879186/Political-sessions%2c-smog-alert-to-cap-gains-in-iron-ore-deliveries-leaving-Chinese-ports/&c=16623214364597267238&mkt=en-gb


Creating a Bond
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Filling a gap Located in Shijingshan District in western Beijing, Leling is close to the former site of Shougang Group, a colossal state-owned steel conglomerate that was relocated out of the capital
http://www.bjreview.com.cn/Nation/201903/t20190301_800158376.html&c=14211209196733180094&mkt=en-gb


Challenging Trading Conditions Persist in the Emerging Steel ...
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 03:04:00 GMT
Downstream demand for finished steel products is tepid, in Brazil. Steel production is, so far, unaffected by the restriction imposed on output from Vales iron ore mines. Stockists are adamant that
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/challenging-trading-conditions-persist-in-the-emerging-steel-markets/&c=2957016237493514257&mkt=en-gb


Experts: Oversight to Blame For Vales Disaster
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 16:33:00 GMT
But by that same token, why wasnt this done years ago with Samarco There is a risk that ... What will happen to iron ore in 2019 To start with, analysts predict that the banning of upstream
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/base-metals-investing/iron-investing/experts-oversight-design-blame-vales-disaster/&c=13538611465151761675&mkt=en-gb


Iron ore's losing streak continues
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 12:47:00 GMT
Some steel mills are being forced to adhere to stricter sintering curbs in Tangshan, analysts at ANZ bank said. Tangshan, located in Chinas Hebei Province, accounts for around 11% of Chinas steel
https://www.businessinsider.com.au/iron-ore-price-sintering-tangshan-2019-2&c=6569500917144474476&mkt=en-gb


This Morning in Metals: Chinese Steel Prices Move Upward
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:09:00 GMT
This morning in metals news, Chinese steel prices are up ahead of the peak ... Jan. 25 at Vale SAs Corrego do Feijao mine in Brazil has other miners thinking about what they can do to prevent
https://agmetalminer.com/2019/02/27/this-morning-in-metals-chinese-steel-prices-move-upward/&c=16110903461637224245&mkt=en-gb


Austrian distributor acquires two firms in Germany
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Austrian distribution group EHG Stahlzentrum has taken over two steel stockholders in Germanys state of North Rhine xxx Both of the companies acquired, Lingemann Stahlgrosshandel GmbH and Stahlkontor GmbH, are located in Bad Oeynhausen in eastern Westphalia. They were both long-standing and family-owned firms, and were spun off to EHG by sole owner Lorenz
http://eurometal.net/austrian-distributor-acquires-two-firms-in-germany/


Small gains enough to lift ASX higher
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 21:45:00 GMT
Iron ore port stockpiles are already high, as are steel rebar inventories. Restrictions on processing iron ore fines in the steelmaking city of Tangshan for the next week will add to the already
https://www.afr.com/markets/small-gains-enough-to-lift-asx-higher-20190227-h1brg6&c=1751001898781269891&mkt=en-gb


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