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Steel production dips in 2022

Global production of crude steel production in February was 142.7 million tonnes, down 5.7% on February 2021. Data from the…

Trump’s tariffs on UK steel exports finally shelved

Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on UK steel and aluminium shipments to the US are being dropped by his…

Steel consumption expected to be lower in 2022

ArcelorMittal has offered an outlook of growth in global steel consumption in 2022 – but lower than that estimated for…

‘Major’ role for steel scrap in future global markets

The global market for steel scrap is expected to reach almost 630 million tonnes by the end of the year,…

Steelmakers sign up to new sustainability charter

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has unveiled a revised and expanded ‘Sustainability Charter’, reflecting the industry’s increasing focus on sustainability…

Nickel & stainless steel: supply worries drive prices higher

Russia produces 9% of mined nickel and 6% of refined nickel so international measures in response to the invasion of…

Good prospects for stainless steel scrap

The year 2022 has so far seen a mixed picture for the stainless steel and superalloy scrap sector but, generally,…

Recycling key to French steel investment

ArcelorMittal has announced a EUR 1.7 billion investment in its decarbonisation programme in France which includes financial support from the…

EU steel concern as recovery slows

European steel makers are warning the sector’s economic recovery will continue at only a moderate rate until at least the…

BMW drives to greener steel in Salzgitter deal

German steelmaker Salzgitter plans to deliver low-CO2 steel to all of BMW’s European car-making plants by 2026. The partners have also…

Signs still strong for steel scrap

Steel production returns to pre-pandemic levels as demand picks up but higher energy costs worry industry watchers. 2021 was a…