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Eunice Ouyang Editor,SteelOrbis China A stimulus package estimated at RMB 4 trillion ($570 billion) initiated by Premier Wen Jiabao in 2008 has become an object of public denunciation as it has been a trigger to stimulate a rapid inflation, despite some economists mentioned this package successfully help China avoid a global recession. Through spending such […]
By Eric J. Stuart Vice President, Environment & Energy Steel Manufacturers Association Recycled ferrous scrap typically constitutes over 90 percent of the material input of electric arc furnace (EAF) steel producers, aka “minimills.” The recycling of steel scrap in EAFs plays an important role in the conservation of energy. On a per-ton basis, steel produced […]
It wasn’t all that long ago that Brazilian mining company Vale S.A. decided to enter the global shipping market. The move made sense; instead of hiring global shipping companies to transport iron ore from Brazil to Chinese steel mills, Vale would construct its own fleet. Up until then, the most commonly utilized iron ore carriers, […]
On January 29, news broke that Big River Steel, LCC planned to build a new steel mill in Mississippi County, Arkansas. The man behind the new venture is none other than John D. Correnti, the former president and CEO of Nucor Corporation. Expectedly, news of the project drew a myriad of speculation, concerns and excitement. […]
The 68th meeting of IREPAS (International Rebar Exporters and Producers Association) was held in Doha on March 3-5, 2013. There were 76 producer representatives amongst the 210 registered delegates from 60 different countries. You can watch the first session here: [youtube=http://youtu.be/SrBwHz3zRr8]
The first week of July was anticipated to be a quiet one in terms of activity in the US steel market given the mid-week Independence Day holiday, making Severstal North America’s price increase letter on Monday, July 2, that much more of a surprise.
The Financial Times reported last week that China had warned its banks of rampant illicit borrowing by steel companies, a development that underscores the financial dangers for the country as the government mulls a new stimulus effort to support the slowing economy.
Risks and Price Volatility at the Steel Markets Panel at SteelOrbis Spring ’12 Conference & 66th IREPAS Meeting with Jeff Kable from JP Morgan, Phillip Killicoat from Credit Suisse, Martin Evans from CME Group, Michael Zeitler from BNP Paribas, and moderator Phillip Price from Stemcor To watch the video please click on the below link […]
Colin Hamilton from Macquarie gave a speech on Economic Outlook and Efeects on STeel Industry at SteelOrbis Spring ’12 Conference & 66th IREPAS Meeting To watch the video please click on the below link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aH520HHV2E&feature=youtu.be
Kim Marti Subirana from Celsa Group is interviewed at SteelOrbis Spring ’12 Conference & 66th IREPAS Meeting London To watch the video please click on the below link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd7pxgQ9DUI&feature=youtu.be