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Pollution warnings as cities in northeast China shrouded in smog
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 05:54:00 GMT
The central meteorological administration on Sunday warned of heavy smog in Tianjin and cities across Hebei, Shandong, Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu and Hubei ... the ministry said earlier it would allow stee...
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/pollution-warnings-cities-northeast-china-121909330.html&c=12960866638481193696&mkt=en-gb


China steel prices rise on consumption boost plans, trade talk ...
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 10:44:00 GMT
On Tuesday, some Chinese industrial websites reported that the top steelmaking city of Tangshan has issued a smog alert, effective from Jan. 8 to Jan. 14, asking steel mills to cut sintering output by ...
http://www.mining.com/web/china-steel-prices-rise-consumption-boost-plans-trade-talk-hopes/&c=16169684161195470726&mkt=en-gb


More blue skies seen last year
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 18:16:00 GMT
However, Hebei province, China's biggest steel producing region, was the location of five of the country's 10 smoggiest cities in 2018, including Shijiazhuang, Xingtai and Tangshan. Ma Jun, director w...
http://www.ecns.cn/news/society/2019-01-09/detail-ifzcpxvf8623826.shtml&c=15324381881596874357&mkt=en-gb


Air pollution spike in Chinas Henan province blamed on bad weather
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 00:56:00 GMT
Henans smog concentrations have worsened since the end of ... The zone includes the countrys top steel-producing province of Hebei, where average emissions rose 11 per cent in November and December. ...
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2180993/air-pollution-spike-chinas-henan-province-blamed-lack-wind&c=12017820536553243968&mkt=en-gb


Dalian coke futures end at 3-week low on demand concerns
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 18:22:00 GMT
The statement comes as steel-making cities have tightened their anti-pollution rules, including the worlds biggest steelmaking city of Tangshan, which has ordered steel mills to shut all their sinter...
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/dalian-coke-futures-end-at-3-week-low-on-demand-concerns/&c=14481685068070849544&mkt=en-gb


Highlights of China's manganese industry in 2018
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Even with high profits in the steel industry and as Novembers new rebar standard ... Those miners resumed gradually at the end of the year, while safety issues kept miners in Huayuan of Hunan provinc...
https://news.metal.com/newscontent/100864496/Highlights-of-China%2527s-manganese-industry-in-2018/&c=2965823381609365627&mkt=en-gb


READERS LETTERS: Truth on climate change is inconvenient
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 06:39:00 GMT
Citizens wearing masks walk on the road which is blanketed by heavy smog on January 5, 2017 in Jinan, Shandong Province of China ... tons of concrete and the manufacture of the cement and steel used c...
https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/opinion/readers-letters/791085/truth-on-climate-change-is-inconvenient/&c=3527031309550843213&mkt=en-gb


Dalian iron ore hits near 4-week high on low inventories, restocking ...
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:35:00 GMT
The major Chinese steelmaking cities of Tangshan and Xuzhou have asked mills to curtail more output over the remainder of December as city officials are concerned that they may not meet their pollutio...
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/dalian-iron-ore-hits-near-4-week-high-on-low-inventories-restocking-hopes/&c=11054407857845476593&mkt=en-gb


China steel prices extend gains as two cities order more curbs
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:31:00 GMT
Shanghai steel prices rose for a third day in a row on Friday after Chinas major steelmaking cities of Tangshan and Xuzhou asked mills to curtail output, amid concerns they will not meet their pollut...
https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/china-steel-prices-extend-gains-as-two-cities-order-more-curbs/&c=7403710119373928888&mkt=en-gb


Tangshan and Xuzhou order steel mills to cut output on concerns ...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:46:00 GMT
Reuters - reported that authorities in Chinas major steelmaking cities of Tangshan and Xuzhou have asked mills to curtail output as city officials are concerned they will not meet their pollution ...
https://steelguru.com/steel/tangshan-and-xuzhou-order-steel-mills-to-cut-output-on-concerns-of-missed-pollution-targets/528862&c=4216341706332627637&mkt=en-gb


China Nov steel output hits 7-mth low on plunging profits, winter ...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:58:00 GMT
Profit-margins at Chinese steel mills plunged more than 66 percent in November ... to reduce emissions under pollution control rules. Major steelmaking cities Tangshan and Xuzhou have asked mills to f...
https://www.reuters.com/article/china-economy-output-steel-idUSL3N1YJ1GQ&c=3407771027175501618&mkt=en-gb


Two Chinese cities order steel mills to cut output on concerns ...
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 04:07:00 GMT
The Tangshan city government ordered steel mills to comply with cuts mandated under a so-called first-level smog alert, meaning production should be cut by 40 percent, from the current second ...
https://in.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution-steel-idINKBN1OC1EZ&c=4930639976344955567&mkt=en-gb


ArcelorMittal wants more protection for EU steel industry
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT
...The worlds largest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, has said EU safeguard measures to protect the blocs steel industry from the effects of US trade tariffs should be strengthened and loopholes closed...
https://www.ft.com/content/9b54888e-fd61-11e8-aebf-99e208d3e521


Iron ore prices diverge as China's top steel city announces new ...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 13:03:00 GMT
Steel mill utilisation rates are falling as are Chinese iron ore imports. Tangshan, China's top steel production hub, announced second-level smog alerts last weekend, triggering even tougher productio...
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/iron-ore-prices-diverge-china-094326655.html&c=16638563230915674628&mkt=en-gb


Russia: KrAZ gets new filters
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:57:46 GMT
3 DESA filter bags are being installed at the gas-purifying machines at the Krasnoyarsk Aluminum Works. The size of the purification is 4 square meters, up 2-fold from the currently used filters. Over 2 thousand innovative filter bags have been installed in the gas-purification system. Since 2004 the company has been able to decrease pollution…
https://metalukraine.com/2018/12/07/russia-kraz-gets-new-filters.html


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