SteelOrbis - Steel News: European Union Accurate steel prices, latest steel news, massive database of steel companies, comprehensive coverage of steel markets, and online steel trading. 2014-07-23T05:27:42Z SteelOrbis 2014-07-23T05:27:42Z en Northland Resources reduces workforce 2014-07-22T14:55:26Z 2014-07-22T14:55:26Z Major European iron ore concentrate producer Northland Resources has announced that it will cut 21 jobs. 2014-07-22T14:55:26Z Italy's crude steel output up three percent in H1 2014-07-22T10:44:41Z 2014-07-22T10:44:41Z In June this year, Italian crude steel output decreased by 3.8 percent year on year to 2.112 million metric tons. 2014-07-22T10:44:41Z EUROFER: EU steel imports expected to see sharp increase in 2014 2014-07-21T12:38:10Z 2014-07-21T12:38:10Z Following annual growth of three percent in the first quarter of the current year, steel imports into the EU continued to rise in May and April. 2014-07-21T12:38:10Z EUROFER forecasts slight increase in EU steel exports in 2014-15 2014-07-21T12:25:17Z 2014-07-21T12:25:17Z According to EUROFER, in the first quarter of 2014 total EU steel exports decreased by 2.6 percent year on year. 2014-07-21T12:25:17Z EUROFER revises upward its forecast for 2014 real steel consumption 2014-07-18T13:13:21Z 2014-07-18T13:13:21Z Real steel consumption in the European Union is forecast to increase by almost 2.5 percent in the current year, revised up from the previous estimate. 2014-07-18T13:13:21Z EUROFER: Rising imports may absorb growth in steel demand 2014-07-18T12:36:44Z 2014-07-18T12:36:44Z EUROFER stated that activity in the steel using sectors rose in the first quarter more robustly than foreseen. 2014-07-18T12:36:44Z ThyssenKrupp to shut down EAF at Terni stainless steel plant 2014-07-18T09:11:20Z 2014-07-18T09:11:20Z ThyssenKrupp decided to shut down one of the two electric arc furnaces at AST, its stainless steel plant in Italy, in 2015-2016. 2014-07-18T09:11:20Z Sandvik signs alliance agreement with Tenaris 2014-07-17T14:29:45Z 2014-07-17T14:29:45Z Sandvik signed a new five-year strategic alliance agreement with Tenaris on the exclusive joint supply of corrosion-resistant alloy OCTG materials. 2014-07-17T14:29:45Z EU new car registrations up 6.5 percent in H1 2014-07-17T12:56:15Z 2014-07-17T12:56:15Z In the first half of the current year, new car registrations totaled 6,622,996 units in the EU, with an increase of 6.5 percent year on year. 2014-07-17T12:56:15Z EU-28 construction output down 1.6 percent in May from April 2014-07-17T12:53:31Z 2014-07-17T12:53:31Z In May this year the production of the construction sector in the European Union member states (EU-28) decreased by 1.6 percent as compared to April. 2014-07-17T12:53:31Z Euro area annual inflation stable at 0.5 percent in June 2014-07-17T12:49:13Z 2014-07-17T12:49:13Z Annual inflation in the euro area was 0.5 percent in June this year, stable compared with May. 2014-07-17T12:49:13Z Anglo American sees growth in iron ore production in Q2 2014-07-17T12:08:47Z 2014-07-17T12:08:47Z In the second quarter, Anglo American's iron ore production from Kumba Iron Ore increased by two percent year on year to 11.5 million mt. 2014-07-17T12:08:47Z European steel tube production up 17.9 percent in Q1 over Q4 2014-07-16T13:32:31Z 2014-07-16T13:32:31Z In the first quarter of this year, steel tube production by EU countries increased by 17.9 percent quarter on quarter. 2014-07-16T13:32:31Z EU Commission approves SSAB-Ruukki merger 2014-07-15T14:21:19Z 2014-07-15T14:21:19Z Swedish SSAB has announced that the European Commision has approved its merger with Finland-based steelmaker Ruukki. 2014-07-15T14:21:19Z Euro area industrial output down 1.1 percent in May from April 2014-07-14T12:45:10Z 2014-07-14T12:45:10Z In May this year, seasonally-adjusted industrial production decreased by 1.1 percent both in the euro area and in the EU-28 as compared with April. 2014-07-14T12:45:10Z NWR raises coking coal prices for Q3 2014-07-11T13:46:51Z 2014-07-11T13:46:51Z NWR has announced that it has reached agreements with its customers for coking coal sales for the third quarter of the current year. 2014-07-11T13:46:51Z SMS Siemag to supply strip processing lines for Germany’s Wuppermann Group 2014-07-11T09:06:55Z 2014-07-11T09:06:55Z SMS Siemag will deliver a hot-wide-strip pickling and hot dip galvanizing line for Germany-based Wuppermann Group. 2014-07-11T09:06:55Z EU targets 70 percent recycling for steel packaging 2014-07-10T14:10:51Z 2014-07-10T14:10:51Z APEAL has welcomed the new waste and recycling targets adopted by the European Commission last week. 2014-07-10T14:10:51Z Eurofer scrap indexes down slightly in June from May 2014-07-10T11:50:16Z 2014-07-10T11:50:16Z Local scrap prices in the European Union (EU) in June indicated only very slight decreases compared to the previous month. 2014-07-10T11:50:16Z Serbia’s Zelezara Smederevo restarts blast furnace No. 2 2014-07-08T14:34:29Z 2014-07-08T14:34:29Z Zelezara Smederevo restarted its blast furnace No. 2 at the Smederevo steelworks after a two-month suspension. 2014-07-08T14:34:29Z ArcelorMittal reportedly mulls bid for Lucchini 2014-07-08T12:08:20Z 2014-07-08T12:08:20Z ArcelorMital is considering making an offer for the Italian steelmaker Lucchini later this month, according to a Reuters report. 2014-07-08T12:08:20Z Ferrexpo sees decline in iron ore pellet production in Q2 2014-07-07T14:02:42Z 2014-07-07T14:02:42Z In the second quarter of the current year Ferrxpo's overall iron ore pellet production decreased by 5.3 percent year on year to 2.55 million mt. 2014-07-07T14:02:42Z Voestalpine to supply linepipe plates for Petrobras project 2014-07-07T12:48:55Z 2014-07-07T12:48:55Z Voestalpine will supply 120,000 mt of high-strength linepipe plates for Brazilian multinational Petrobras’ third pipeline. 2014-07-07T12:48:55Z ThyssenKrupp upgrades second converter at Duisburg-Bruckhausen 2014-07-07T12:40:49Z 2014-07-07T12:40:49Z ThyssenKrupp is conducting modernization works at the converter No. 2 and the waste-heat boiler system in the Duisburg-Bruckhausen steelmaking plant. 2014-07-07T12:40:49Z EU-28 industrial producer prices down 0.1% in May from April 2014-07-02T11:14:39Z 2014-07-02T11:14:39Z In May this year industrial producer prices decreased by 0.1 percent both in the euro area and in the European Union member states month on month. 2014-07-02T11:14:39Z EU-28 unemployment rate down to 10.3 percent in May 2014-07-01T14:08:11Z 2014-07-01T14:08:11Z In May of the current year the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the European Union member states was 10.3%, down from 10.4% in April. 2014-07-01T14:08:11Z Tata Steel to cut 400 jobs at UK plant due to weak demand 2014-07-01T12:21:16Z 2014-07-01T12:21:16Z Tata Steel has announced 400 job losses in Port Talbot. 2014-07-01T12:21:16Z ThyssenKrupp voices concern over Germany’s green energy reform 2014-07-01T12:19:46Z 2014-07-01T12:19:46Z ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe: If energy prices in Germany continue to increase, the company will not be competitive on a European and international scale 2014-07-01T12:19:46Z Northland to limit operations to one line amid lower iron ore prices 2014-07-01T08:49:11Z 2014-07-01T08:49:11Z Northland Resources has announced a change in strategy due to low iron ore prices. 2014-07-01T08:49:11Z ArcelorMittal completes sale of logistics company 2014-06-30T14:02:22Z 2014-06-30T14:02:22Z ArcelorMittal has completed the sale of its 78 percent stake in European port handling and logistics company ATIC to Netherlands-based HES Beheer. 2014-06-30T14:02:22Z