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No early return to pre-pandemic levels, German steel recyclers fear

The Covid-19 crisis has had a dramatic impact on Germany’s crude steel industry, with corresponding consequences for the use of…

300 series stainless steel growth benefits recyclers

The growing share of the global stainless steel market claimed by the 300 series grade over the coming decade will…

Steel scrap use down 10% in first half year

The coronavirus pandemic has had a more negative impact on global steel scrap use than on the production of crude…

Dumping inquiry into Indian and Indonesian steel products

The European Commission (EC) has launched an investigation into the alleged dumping of stainless steel cold-rolled flat products from India…

Call for Indian steel from scrap to be incentivised

Indian recyclers have called on their Government to remove the 2.5% import duty on steel scrap, calling it an uncompetitive…

EU and US steel production falls as China’s rises

World crude steel production was 153 million tonnes (Mt) in July, a 2.5% decrease compared to July 2019, according to…

Steel Dynamics expands into Mexico

US firm Steel Dynamics has acquired Mexican company Zimmer S.A. The transaction, which was paid for in all cash, will…

Twin challenge to EU stainless steel

The European stainless steel industry may not fully recover from the full effects of Covid-19 until 2023, according to a…

Indian steel mills at only half capacity

India’s economy, including the country’s scrap recycling sector, continues to be gripped by the coronavirus pandemic, according to experts on…

Greensteel boost for UK scrap

Liberty Steel Group UK (LSUK) is looking to double production of greensteel at one of its UK plants, processing scrap…

China recovery eases global steel headache

The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has forecast a 6.4% contraction in steel demand this year because of the Covid-19 crisis…