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Steel TubeandPipe 2021 scheduled for May 10-12
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:30:00 GMT
U.K.-based Fastmarkets, part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC group, will hold its Steel TubeandPipe 2021 event virtually May 10-12, 2021. It will include steel market experts covering supply and demand outlooks, the financial health of the oil and gas industry, and developments

AISC names 2020 Safety Award winners
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 09:45:00 GMT
The American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, has announced the winners of its Safety Awards, based on their outstanding safety records in 2020. Most of this year's winners have earned the top award, the Safety Award of Honor, which is presented for a perfect record of no

China iron ore, coke futures tumble on Tangshan pollution clampdown
Tue, 23 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Chinese iron ore and coke futures tumbled on Monday, dragged down by concerns over weak demand for the steelmaking ingredients, as markets eyed the possibility of further production cuts in the top steel-producing city of Tangshan. China, which accounts for more than half of the worlds steel output, has vowed to go after violators of air quality rules in its steel industry, with Tangshan issuing a notice threatening to extend production curbs to combat pollution. most-traded May iron ore on

China environment minister urges crackdown on steel mills illegal ...
Sat, 13 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Chinas Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) urged top steelmaking city Tangshan to severely crack down on violations of atmospheric environment rules after it found four steel mills failed to implement production curbs during heavy pollution. Tangshan government had issued a second-level pollution alert on March 8, urging heavy industrial companies such as steelmakers and coking plants to cut production accordingly. However, an inspection team led by Huang Runqiu, the minister of MEE,

Magnitogorsk hosts an industry innovators forum
Thu, 11 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Since January 2021, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has been using the Safety Navigator - an automated system based on a mobile application designed to record dangerous activities/conditions identified by managers at the industrial site, as well as to monitor their swift

Iron ore hits 2-week low as Chinese city curbs steel output
Wed, 10 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Asian benchmark iron ore futures fell more than 3% on Tuesday to their lowest levels in two weeks, as anti-pollution restrictions in Chinas top steelmaking city of Tangshan pressured prices. Tangshan in the smog-prone northern Chinese province of Hebei, which accounts for a quarter of steel output in the worlds top producer of the manufacturing and construction material, issues pollution alerts from time to time restricting mills operations. While physical steel prices in China have

EC opens investigation into possible continuation of EU steel ...
Mon, 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 GMT
The European Commission has opened an investigation to determine whether the current system of EU steel import safeguards should continue after its expiry on June 30, following requests from EU steelmaking nations, according to a Feb. 26 publication in the Official Journal of the EU. Interested parties are being invited to submit their views to the EC within 15 days. A decision on whether the safeguards, based on a tariff-rate-quota system, may or not be continued will be made by June 30,

Europes largest iron ore producer LKAB picks Konecranes for Service ...
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Konecranes has won a multi-year Service contract with international mining and minerals group LKAB for the maintenance of some 1,600 assets across four sites in northern Sweden and the Arctic Circle. Konecranes won the deal thanks to its proven technology and ability to enhance customer safety and productivity, even under the most challenging of conditions. LKABs mines in northern Sweden are remote and subject to harsh winter weather, with temperatures frequently below -20C. Inside its

Wildeck appoints VP of marketing
Fri, 12 Feb 2021 12:45:00 GMT
Wildeck Inc., Waukesha, Wis., a manufacturer of structural steel mezzanine platforms, lifts, and safety guarding products has named Michael Troka as vice president of marketing. He has 20 years of experience in corporate marketing and advertising agency account management roles for Fortune

Steel: Depleting iron ore supply among reasons for price increase ...
Wed, 27 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Inadequate supply of iron ore worldwide is among the reasons why the price of steel bars in the countrys construction sector has increased, said Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB). Its chief executive Datuk Ir Ahmad Asri Abdul Hamid said most of the iron ore mines could not operate at full capacity due to natural disasters and the pandemic. This pandemic has indeed brought great challenges to all parties, particularly construction industry players. CIDB will study measures to

Rio Tinto lifts iron ore targets, warns Juukan Gorge impact still ...
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 05:35:04 GMT
Rio Tinto has flagged it may lift iron ore output in 2021 but warns the fallout from last year's Juukan Gorge disaster remains

Top steelmakers in que to secure vaccine shots for employees ...
Thu, 14 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT
JSW Group has sought vaccines for around 25,000 workers and their families. SAIL has shared with the government details of about 6,700 health workers at its hospitals and clinics, and their families, for the first round of

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