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For all the talk in the United States about rising energy costs and becoming energy-independent from oil-producing nations, falling oil and gas prices in the last few months hasn’t resulted in the nationwide celebration one would expect. On the consumer end, of course people are happier to pay less at the pump, along with businesses […]
When Mario Longhi took the helm of US Steel in 2013, his vision for the company—which was once the largest steel producer in the world—involved modernizing, streamlining, and most significantly, downsizing. Plant closures and layoffs have defined Longhi’s tenure, with four facility shut-downs announced this month alone. But aside from the temporary idling of two […]
Sluggish global demand, increased input costs, improved Chinese performance in the world markets together with the slowdown of local Turkish steel demand and trade protection investigations against Turkish origin steel products resulted in a weaker output performance of the Turkish steel industry in 2014, according to the Turkish Iron and Steel Producers’ Association (TCUD). In […]
Iran was the biggest producer of crude steel in the Middle East in 2013, according to the World Steel Association’s latest press release.Iran produced 15.4 million tons of crude steel in 2013, 6.6 percent rise compared to 2012. This year, ıts been planning, 16.5 million tons of crude steel will be produced even there is […]
Naci Aslan, Chairman of the Executive Board at ICDAS, shares his sentiments about the current rebar market with SteelOrbis Istanbul.
Long steel market players from around the world gathered in St. Petersburg, Russia September 25-27 for the SteelOrbis & IREPAS Conference and agreed that aside from a few regional exceptions, the outlook for steel around the globe is surprisingly favorable.