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Chinas Baosteel says Beijing to cap steel output this year
Mon, 04 Sep 2023 00:00:00 GMT
China will continue to cap steel output this year, the general manager of state-owned Baosteel 600019.SS said on Thursday, confirming the continuation of a two year old zero-growth policy designed to limit carbon emissions from polluting steel mills. Beijing has not said it would continue to cap steel output this year, raising questions about whether the policy would be dropped to help support the flagging economy. Speaking during a briefing on its first-half earnings, Baoshan Iron &

Dutch group threatens lawsuit over Tata Steel pollution
Thu, 24 Aug 2023 00:00:00 GMT
A Dutch foundation representing over 1,400 people has begun the process of suing Tata Steel, claiming that the company is responsible for pollution near Amsterdam that has caused illnesses for residents. The foundation delivered a notice of liability to Tata Steel, stating that it wanted to reach an agreement about compensation. If Tata Steel does not respond within four weeks, the foundation will take legal

Worldsteel Safety and Health Excellence Recognition Programme
Wed, 09 Aug 2023 12:14:32 GMT
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EU HRC prices stable, number of offers limited
Thu, 03 Aug 2023 00:00:00 GMT
Domestic prices for hot-rolled coil in Europe remained unchanged Aug. 2 on a seasonal market slowdown. The number of domestic and overseas offers has been limited as European mills have been largely inactive because of scheduled maintenance or full order books. And safeguard quotas for other countries and South Korean origin have been almost

Supply disruptions at major producers likely to support European ...
Wed, 28 Jun 2023 00:00:00 GMT
Following disruptions to production and deliveries at key producers, supplies of steel hot-rolled coil in Europe are likely to become tighter, supporting price stabilization in the coming weeks, sources told Fastmarkets on Tuesday June 27.On Monday June 26, authoritiesordered the shutdown of steelmaking operations at ArcelorMittals Fos-sur-Mer sitein southern France, on environmental and worker-safety

EC maintains steel safeguard measures until June 30, 2024
Wed, 28 Jun 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The European Commission has kept in place definitive safeguards on certain steel products until June 30, 2024, it said in its Official Journalon June 27. The decision follows a review to determine whether the measures should be terminated a year early in June 2023. The EC concluded that an increase in the volume of

Safety and health webinars 2022/2023
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 14:20:53 GMT
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India: Steel ministry may go to FM for duty cover
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The steel ministry is likely to take up the issue of duty protection on certain steel products with the finance ministry to safeguard the domestic industry from dumping by China. Steel minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Wednesday that a few steel companies have proposed imposing a higher import duty on certain steel products.This is now being examined and will be discussed with the finance ministry for appropriate action. There is a concern on rising imports of steel in certain

Safety and health in the steel industry: World Steel data report ...
Wed, 24 May 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The World Steel Association (worldsteel) published a Steel Industry Data Report for Safety and Health. Monitoring and reporting on accidents and diseases globally ensures adequate risk-based prioritisation and focused global efforts to guarantee the availability of adequate and effective risk controls. This report outlines safety statistics for 2022, derived from data provided by 55

EU steel buyers request safeguard measures removal
Wed, 24 May 2023 00:00:00 GMT
A group of associations representing many different steel-using sectors, including carmakers, wind tower producers and home appliance manufacturers, is calling for safeguard measures to be terminated in Europe by the end of June, as part of the ongoing revision of the measures. The European Commission launched the latest review in December, to decide whether

Chinas major steel companies produce less pollution in Q1
Wed, 03 May 2023 00:00:00 GMT
Chinas major steel companies produced less pollution during the first quarter of 2023, according to data from the China Iron and Steel Association. The total amount of wastewater discharged by major steel companies fell by 16.39 percent year on year, and sulfur dioxide emissions dropped 15.75 percent during the period, the association said. Energy efficiency in these steel companies also improved. Electricity consumption per tonne of steel fell 3.05 percent year on year, while water

Safety and health member initiatives
Fri, 28 Apr 2023 08:03:30 GMT
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