Entradas de agosto de 2017

Ago 28

Global steel industry at ‘inflection point,’ says World Steel Association

The global steel industry has reached «an important inflection point» that requires steelmakers to consider new strategies to survive, World Steel Association Director General Edwin Basson said May 11. Speaking during the Eurometal World Steel Distribution & SSC Summit in Dusseldorf, Germany, Basson said current global installed steel capacity, which is about 2.39 billion tonnes, …

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Ago 21

Magnesia market outlook: Krakow crackerjack

MagForum 2017 analyses latest issues and spotlights potential newcomers and markets Key takeaways – China: supply impact issues to beset 2017-18; controversial trade reforms proposed – New supply sources and capacities: Saudi Arabia (DBM+CCM), Australia, Canada – Refractories: steady growth in steel demand; good cement outlook for certain regions – Market opportunities in hydrometallurgy, flame …

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Ago 16

EU Sets Steel Import Duties to Counter Chinese Subsidies

BRUSSELS — The European Union has set duties of up to 35.9 percent on imports of hot-rolled flat steel from China to counter what it says are unfair subsidies in a finding challenged by Beijing. The European Commission (EC), which conducted an investigation on behalf of the 28 EU members, found a number of Chinese …

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Ago 07

Chinese bauxite spot prices rocket higher

Chinese bauxite prices have jumped again in June, continuing the uptrend since May as the Chinese government ramps up efforts to stamp out polluting operations. Chinese bauxite spot prices rocket higher in mid-June as the government targets remaining illegal calcining operations to further stamp out polluting facilities, which will slash yet more supply. Mining operations …

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