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Liberty looks to cut costs at Speciality Steels

14 November 2019 - 19:45
UK-based steelmaker Liberty Steel is looking to reduce costs at its speciality steels business in Yorkshire, market sources told Argus.

AQS imports more pellets, prepares to launch first EAF

14 November 2019 - 19:43
Algerian steelmaker AQS has received its second Supramax cargo of direct reduced pellets ahead of launching a 2.5mn t/yr direct reduced iron (DRI) unit by the end of 2019 and a switch to electric arc furnace (EAF)-based steel production.

China's steel output slows ahead of winter curbs

14 November 2019 - 19:40
China's crude steel output in October slipped to its lowest level since March at 81.52mn t, as narrowing profit margins slowed production slightly.

India steel: Coated prices flat on slow buying

14 November 2019 - 19:38
India's coated steel prices remained flat this week, as demand stayed slow after the festive season ended in October.

Portside weakness drags down PBF premiums

14 November 2019 - 19:27
Seaborne floating premiums for PB fines have halved since early October, pressured lower by weakness in China's portside markets.

ArcelorMittal rules out operating Ilva plant until May

14 November 2019 - 19:18
The European steel market continues to be affected by uncertainty over the future of global steelmaker ArcelorMittal's Taranto plant in Italy, after the company denied claims that it will continue to operate the former Ilva operations until May.

Ukraine’s ferrous scrap deficit boosts imports

14 November 2019 - 19:13
Domestic supply of ferrous scrap in Ukraine remained below steelmakers' requirements, despite the introduction of a higher scrap export duty in April, driving mills to seek seaborne material.

Remet and 3D Lab open €2.8M laboratory for metal 3D printing and atomization

14 November 2019 - 18:55
Lab hosts ATO atomizer and 3D Systems' DMP Flex 350 3D printer

Iran Posts 54% Jump in Steel Exports

13 November 2019 - 19:06
Iran has exported 561,007 tons of steel in the past two months (from August 21 to October 22), which marks a 54 percent jump in comparison with figures from the corresponding period in the last year.

India's JSW Steel forecasts stable demand growth

13 November 2019 - 18:03
India's steel demand growth will remain stable in the October 2019-March 2020 period at around 5pc, forecasts domestic private-sector producer JSW Steel, amid reviving sales for the construction, solar appliances and pipe sectors.
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