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Changzhou city plans to enforce output curbs in steel sector

The city of Changzhou in Jiangsu province is planning to implement production curbs in heavy industry, the latest case of Chinese cities scrambling to cut emissions as part of Beijing’s intensified anti-pollution campaign. The city has issued a draft plan ...

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China steel stocks fall to six-month low

Steel product inventories in 20 major markets in China have fallen to an 11-month low because of strong demand and environmental-related output restrictions. Steel stocks were at 9.29mn t on 24 July, down by around 4pc from 9.67mn t in ...

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What needs to be done before stainless steel pipe pickling passivation

Before the stainless steel pipe enters the pickling and passivation process, corresponding pretreatment work must be done so as to obtain a stainless steel pipe surface that meets expectations after the pickling and passivation process. Pretreatment work mainly includes the ...

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Trump Trade War – US may lift steel tariffs against EU

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Sunday that United States could lift its tariffs on steel imported from the European Union if a US-EU trade deal works through nicely. Kudlow said “If the deal works through nicely, and ...

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Steel import uncontrollable, local producer says

Steel producer PT Krakatau Steel has said local steel producers were seriously affected by an uncontrollable inflow of steel from other countries, particularly after the government issued a new regulation on steel imports. PT Krakatau Steel commissioner Roy Makingkas said ...

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What can be achieved by pickling and passivation of stainless steel pipes

In the process of processing stainless steel pipes, the surface of the pipes will always produce yellow or black oxide scales, which are not only beautiful but also seriously affect the corrosion resistance during use. In order to solve these ...

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Chinese investors plan $10 bln metallurgical complex in South Africa

Chinese investors signed agreements to build a $10 billion metallurgical complex in South Africa during President Xi Jinping’s state visit this week and hope to start construction next year, an executive involved in the project and a provincial official told ...

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Manufacturing process the surface of the stainless steel pipe during production

There are many production processes for stainless steel pipes, and the finished products are bundled very neatly, and the surface of stainless steel pipes are also very beautiful. How does the manufacturing process the surface of the stainless steel pipe ...

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Steel firms breathe easy as raw material prices likely to stay range-bound

Prices of steel-making raw materials are likely to move in a narrow range during the financial year 2018-19 due to increased supply pressure from major producing countries. A recent study by ratings agency India Ratings and Research forecasts prices of ...

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Trump Trade War – US and EU agree to back off

US President Donald Trump and European leaders pulled back from the brink of a trade war over autos Wednesday and agreed to open talks to resolve a dispute over steel and to tear down trade barriers between the United States ...

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