Gulf Times - steel
'Toxic' Italian steel plant clean-up is a towering task

'Toxic' Italian steel plant clean-up is a towering task

Rock climbers scale a giant canopy in Taranto to build the world's biggest iron-ore park cover as steel giant ArcelorMittal strives to clean up and turn around Italy's most polluting plant.

Thyssenkrupp abandons Tata merger plans, cuts 6,000 jobs

Thyssenkrupp abandons Tata merger plans, cuts 6,000 jobs

German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said Friday it was scrapping merger plans with Indian steel giant Tata and would slash 6,000 jobs worldwide in a structural shakeup.

Top S Korea court orders Japanese firm to pay for forced labour

Top S Korea court orders Japanese firm to pay for forced labour

South Korea's top court on Tuesday ordered a Japanese steel giant to pay compensation over forced wartime labour, a decision likely to further strain ties between the two neighbours.

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, bourbon and orange juice

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, bourbon and orange juice

Canada hit back at the United States on Friday with retaliatory tariffs on American summertime essentials including Florida orange juice, ketchup and Kentucky bourbon in its opening salvo in a trade war ...

Allies, rivals alike hit out at Trump trade tariffs

Allies, rivals alike hit out at Trump trade tariffs

Japan warned the tariffs of 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminium "could have a grave impact on the economic relationship" between the world's top and third-largest economies.

Tata Steel to halt UK sale process on Brexit concern

Tata Steel to halt UK sale process on Brexit concern

Tata Steel has temporarily halted the sale of its UK assets, after many of the shortlisted bidders

Qatar Steel gets ISO 27001 certification for information security management

Qatar Steel gets ISO 27001 certification for information security management

Qatar Steel has been awarded the ISO 27001:2013 certification for Information Security Management Systems

Top steel industry seen producing most ever on price surge

Top steel industry seen producing most ever on price surge

China, maker of half the world’s steel, probably boosted production to a record in April as mills fired up furnaces and domestic prices

China’s crude steel output hits record high in March

China’s crude steel output hits record high in March

China’s crude steel output hit a record high of 70.65mn tonnes in March, data showed on Friday

Qatar Steel posts record output of 1mn tonnes of rebar at RM II

Qatar Steel posts record output of 1mn tonnes of rebar at RM II

Qatar Steel has achieved a record production of more than 1mn tonnes of rebar at RM II, the company’s ultra-modern rolling mill in Mesaieed Industrial City.

New start for steel plant workers

New start for steel plant workers

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and businessman Sanjeev Gupta walk to a ceremony ...

Pakistani steel giant shows why state sell-offs are stalled

Pakistani steel giant shows why state sell-offs are stalled

Once the producer of almost half the country’s steel needs, state-owned Pakistan Steel Mills’ (PSM) cavernous factory buildings on the outskirts of Karachi stand eerily still.