Tag: steel

Arkansas steel mill plans $1.2B expansion

USA, Arkansas: Big River Steel announced it will expand its operations near Osceola with a $1.2 billion investment that will double its steel production and create some 500 new employees, reports Arkansas Online.

EU imposes new anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel

Belgium, Brussels: The European Union has imposed provisional import duties of up to 28.5 percent on certain Chinese corrosion-resistant steels following an eight-month investigation which concluded that the products benefited from unfair subsidies, reports Reuters.

China called on to join global discussions on overcapacity

Belgium, Brussels: Following the meeting of high-level representatives from governments around the world, along with representatives from the global steel industry, held in Brussels on 18 April, the governments of Canada, the European Union, Japan, Mexico, the Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States issued a significant statement noting two relevant issues.

Union urges immediate government action on U.S. steel crisis

USA, Pittsburgh: As the United States Trade Representative called a hearing on the global steel industry and its impact on the U.S. steel industry and steel market, United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard urged the U.S. Government to create an immediate action plan on US steel crisis, reports Sys-Con Media.