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Thailand: Unfulfilled potential

The Thai political situation has been characterised this year by serious conflict and instability. For...


05 NOVEMBER 2010

JFE Steel takes stake in Byerwen for US$550m

Japanese steel-maker JFE Steel Corp has paid US$550 million for a 30% stake in the Byerwen coal project...


18 DECEMBER 2009

Russian tank

Russian tank Alexei Mordashov, the Russian billionaire who controls the OAO Severstal steel group, seems...

MJ comment

28 AUGUST 2009

Australian minerals - on the rebound

In 2008, the Australian minerals industry rode the crest of the wave of surging worldwide demand for...


24 JULY 2009

ArcelorMittal extends refinancing by US$1.2 billion

ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, said on Thursday it had extended its credit lines by US$1.2...

Europe/Middle East

02 APRIL 2009

WISCO invests in Centrex iron-ore projects

China's third-largest steel group, Wuhan Iron & Steel (Group) Co (WISCO), will invest up to A$180 million...


19 DECEMBER 2008

Steel: Change may be ahead (16-05-08)

LAST year was another record-setting one as global crude steelproduction rose 7.5% above the levels of...


16 MAY 2008

Steel 2006 / 2007

The world steel industry enjoyed another very good year in 2006, with steel production reaching 1,239...


01 JANUARY 2007

Steel (2006)

Overview Steel consumption/production grew strongly from 1950 to the early 1970s on the back of post-war...


01 JANUARY 2006

Steel - 2005

When Frank Sinatra crooned “It was a very Good Year,”� he probably had in his mind's eye the steel industry...


01 JANUARY 2005