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Workers demand state funds to save Acciaierie d'Italia
Thu, 24 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
The plants of Acciaierie dItalia (ADI), formerly known as Ilva, have been engulfed in another workers strike this week. On 21 November, workers in Taranto went on strike for 24 hours and are planning more action to protest against the perceived lack of government support for the steelmaking joint venture. They are calling for

European Commission opens investigation into bulb flats
Fri, 18 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
The European Commission has opened an anti-dumping investigation into imports of bulb flat bars from China and Turkey. The investigation was anticipated by a letter sent to interested parties, including the Turkish Steel Producers Association, TCUD. The HS code of the product in question is 7216.50.91. The complaint was lodged by Spanish steelmaker Laminados

Tenaris forecasts higher Q4 shipments on pipeline projects
Mon, 07 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
European seamless steel tube producer Tenaris expects higher shipments in the fourth quarter, driven by pipeline projects and additional pricing gains that will also increase sales. Overall, the company was advancing pipeline activity to support oil and gas developments, mainly in Argentina and the Middle East, Tenaris said in its Q3 earnings report. Drilling

EC may investigate Turkish, Chinese flat bar imports
Fri, 04 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
European flat bar producers petitioned the EU Commission (EC) to initiate an antidumping investigation against flat bars imported from Turkey and China, according to a letter sent to the Turkish Steel Producers Association from the Turkish Ministry of Commerce, The HS code of the product in question is 7216.50.91 under Customs Tariff Position, Kallanish

Steel demand from EU seen rising in winter months: Fuat Tosyali
Tue, 25 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT
EU steel producers could face further production issues in the winter due to the energy crisis, which could increase the regions demand for Turkish steel, Fuat Tosyali, head of the Mediterranean Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals Exporters Union and chairman of Tosyali Holding, said Oct. 24. Demand and supply have fallen globally, while raw

Turkey's Kocaer becomes Europe's first steel profile hot-dip ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Turkish merchant bar and sections producer Kocaer Celik has built a 100,000 mt/year hot-dip galvanizing line to increase its structural steel output, the company said Oct. 13, adding it was the first such facility in Europe. Kocaer, which is focusing more on value-added and green steel production, currently has a combined steel production capacity

Beycelik Gestamp Romania becomes top Ford automotive components ...
Wed, 12 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Large Turkish automotive steel components maker Beycelik Gestamps Romanian facility has been recognized as one of Fords top automotive components suppliers by receiving the automakers Q1 quality certification, the company said Oct. 11. The Q1 Certification is awarded to Ford suppliers that demonstrate excellence beyond the ISO/TS certification requirements in five critical areas: capable

BF decarbonisation necessary but will take time: Basson
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia will find it much easier than other regions to roll out xxx steelmaking but a solution will still need to be found to decarbonise blast furnaces globally, says worldsteel director general Edwin Basson. At last weeks Saudi International Iron & Steel Conference in Riyadh, for which Kallanish was programme partner, Basson said

Essar to invest USD 4 bn in steel plant in Saudi Arabia
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
The Essar Group is looking to invest USD 4 billion in setting up an integrated flat steelworks plant in Saudi Arabia in the next three years, a senior company official said. The plant, which will cost Saudi Riyal 15 billion (USD 4 billion), is scheduled to break ground by this year-end and be completed by the end of 2025, said Amar Kapadia, general manager for corporate planning at

German pipemaker Europipe wins contract to supply sub-sea line ...
Mon, 19 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
German steel pipe maker Europipe has been awarded a contract by Canadian firm TC Energy (TCE) to supply material for the Southeast Gateway Pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico, it announced on Friday September 16.TCE is building the offshore gas pipeline in partnership with Mexican state-owned power utility company Comisin Federal de Electricidad (CFE).

MENA can lead the world in green steel production Report
Sat, 17 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is in a prime position to start producing carbon-neutral or green steel, a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis said. The MENA region can lead the world if it shifts promptly to renewables and applies green hydrogen in its steel sector, said author of the report Soroush Basirat. The steel sector in the region is dominated by Direct Reduced Iron-Electric Arc Furnace (DRI-EAF) technology, which releases lower

Saudi Arabia announces 3 projects in iron, steel sector worth ...
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia announced Monday three projects in the iron and steel sector with a value of 35 billion Saudi riyals (9.3 billion U.S. dollars), the Saudi Press Agency reported. The kingdom is working with local and international investors to establish a variety of investment opportunities in the sector, announced Bandar Al-Khorayef, Saudi minister of industry and mineral resources, at the second edition of the Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference. He said that Saudi priorities include

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