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U.S. rejects offer of Jan talks with UK on steel tariffs Politico ...
Fri, 14 Jan 2022 00:00:00 GMT
The United States has rejected an offer from Britains trade minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan for negotiations on steel tariffs in January, a Politico reporter said in a tweet on Thursday. While Secretary (Gina) Raimondo appreciates the kind invitation, shes not in a position to travel to London in-person at this time, UK-based Politico reporter Emilio Casalicchio said in a tweet citing a U.S. Department of Commerce spokesperson. The Department of Commerce did not immediately respond to a

EU, UK flat steel service center shipments up 9.3% in Jan-Nov: ...
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Shipments of flat steel products from service centers in the EU27 and the UK rose by 9.3% year on year in January-November 2021, as demand boomed in the recovery from 2020s pandemic-related market depression, service stockholders and distributors association EUROMETAL said Jan 12. Distributors shipments of long steel products overall rose 5.2% in the

UK steel future uncertain without US tariffs deal
Wed, 05 Jan 2022 00:00:00 GMT
UK steel companies have been operating at a significan't disadvantage compared to their European rivals since the beginning of 2022. The EU has done a deal with the US, which took effect on 1 January, to allow companies to export steel to the US again without any tariffs. The UK is yet to reach a similar agreement though it is hoping for more talks with America this month. It means British companies still face a 25% tariff on exports to the US. And the effect of the change is already

UK revises merchant bar, light sections safeguard quotas
Fri, 24 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Effective 1 January, existing UK steel safeguard category 12 quotas can no longer be used, and the HS codes falling under this category will no longer be subject to the safeguard measure. They will be split and replaced by two new quota product categories for merchant bars and light sections, with revised quota amounts.

Galati hot strip mill automation boosts productivity
Wed, 22 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Liberty Galati has invested 5.5 million ($6.2m) into the automation of its hot strip mills roughing stand and pusher furnaces, which will increase the lines productivity. It is also replacing all old transformers with modern ones to improve environmental footprint. The investment will also better integrate technical and operational decisions, improve the quality of

Fortescue Future Industries CEO meets local communities in Wabo ...
Fri, 10 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), Julie Shuttleworth AM, has just completed her visit in Papua New Guinea (PNG) where she met with local communities at the newly established FFI Purari hydropower project camp in Wabo (Gulf Province) and saw FFIs potential geothermal energy project areas of interest in West New Britain

US, UK leaders meet for steel trade talks
Fri, 10 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Government officials from the US and UK met this week in Washington, DC, to discuss trade issues stemming from the 232 steel and aluminium tariffs. US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan said after the meeting that the two nations will engage expeditiously in talks in

Liberty increases third-quarter Europe output
Fri, 10 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Liberty Steels European units continued to improve performance in the third quarter, while its Ostrava mill has managed to reach an agreement with unions on new wages from 2022. The Czech plants production was similar on-quarter but up 60% versus Q2 2020. The steelworks is in the process of evaluating final tenders from potential

Britain presses U.S. for quick move on steel, aluminum tariffs
Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Britains trade minister, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, will urge U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Wednesday to launch formal talks on cutting U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum before the end of the year, a senior British official said. The move comes after Trevelyan told chief U.S. trade negotiator Katherine Tai in Washington on Tuesday that pressure was growing in Britain for a hike in its retaliatory tariffs on whiskey and other U.S. products unless there was a swift deal to ease the

Liberty moves forward restructuring of Benelux units
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Liberty Steel says it has taken some steps forward in the process of reorganising the structure of its Benelux units, in Liege and Dudelange. The group confirms toKallanishthat Belgian authorities have validated the restructuring plan presented by Liberty for the Liege unit. Similarly in Luxembourg, an agreement on the restructuring was reached with the

The pathway to rapid growth for one Indiana trailer fabricator
Wed, 01 Dec 2021 07:00:00 GMT
In a very short amount of time, Liberty Trailers and new owner Mike Teso have taken steps to grow the Fillmore, Ind.-based fabrication company through cultural change, which has added more employees, more revenue, and an automated welding

Lebedinsky GOK's quality management system successfully passes ...
Tue, 30 Nov 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Lebedinsky GOK (part of Metalloinvest) has successfully passed a re-certification audit of its quality management system (QMS) for compliance with the international standard ISO 9001:2015. The audit was conducted in October by experts from the British Standards Institution (BSI), a recognised global leader in international certification. Alexander Tokarenko, Managing Director of Lebedinsky GOK, said: Product quality is one of the key factors for our enterprises competitiveness in the

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