Container Throughput Index: World trade returns to growth path
Essen - Index of RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) has risen slightly to now 120.8.
27 Feb 2021
Kardemir awards SMS contract to modernize wire rod mill
Dusseldorf - Turkish steel producer aims to modernize its wire rod mill for the production of wire rod coils that are optimized for shipping.
Next step towards the smart factory:
Duisburg – thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg (tk) is considered a perfect example of digitization of the rolling mill process.
26 Feb 2021
High demand in China for cold-pilgered seamless tubes
Düsseldorf – Western Energy Material Technologies Co., Ltd. (WEM) has placed an order with SMS group for the supply of a cold pilger mill type KPW 25 LC+.
25 Feb 2021
Networking and digitalization of the supply chain is the key to success
Ilse HenneChief Transformation Officer thyssenkrupp Materials Services
German machine tool industry sees light at end of tunnel
Frankfurt am Main – The VDW expects production in the German machine tool industry to grow by 6 per cent to around 12.6 billion euros in 2021.
24 Feb 2021
Liberty, Paul Wurth and SHS to develop hydrogen-based steel making plant
London - Pan-European partnership will assess the development of a 1 GW hydrogen plant and 2 million tonne DRI plant next to the ALVANCE Aluminium Dunkerque site.
23 Feb 2021
Asia-Pacific metals & mining industry cross border M&A deals total $1.01bn in Q4
London - The value marked an increase of 110.8% over the previous quarter and a drop of 33.6% when compared with the last four-quarter average.
Zenith Steel starts-up billet caster with SRD segments
London – In January, a 10-strand billet caster was started up in the converter steel making plant #3 in Changzhou of Chinese steel producer Zenith Steel Group Co., Ltd. (Zenith Steel).
CRO leaving Swiss Steel Group after target achievement
Lucerne - Swiss Steel Group announced today that acting CRO Josef Schultheis will leave the company as planned on February 28, 2021.
19 Feb 2021
Shipments and stocks of EU Distribution in 2020
Luxembourg – In 2020, shipments of EU SSC dropped by -10,9%. In same period shipments of EU multi-product & proximity steel stockholding distribution were down by -8,5%.
EU trade strategy: Signal for more trade policy self-confidence
The EU needs effective instruments to be able to respond appropriately to the changing conditions in international trade.
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