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  • Iron ore shows rain can triumph over China virus fears

    The iron ore tightness in China isn t being replicated in steel with inventories of rebar SH-TOT-RBARINV surging to a record high of 10.5 million tonnes in the week to Feb. 21 and those for

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  • A study of morbidity pattern among iron and steel workers

    INTRODUCTION. Iron is the world s most commonly used metal and can usually be found with other elements in the form of steel. In this era of machines it is the inevitable part in production of various materials like eyeglass frames jet aircraft the space shuttle automobiles and surgical instruments. The total production of steel in the world in 2012 was 121 293 thousand tons and that

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  • Could the Chinese Steel Industry Feel the Heat as Iron Ore

    Feb 08 2019 · Iron ore prices have surged in the last two weeks and Chinese steel mills could start feeling the pressure as they return on February 11 following the Chinese New Year holiday.

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  • Steel Slag Vertical Mill Heavy Equipment Forums

    CHAENG steel slag vertical mill uses many external circulation and effectively removes iron in the external circulation which can make the iron content in the tailings less than 2 . And the steel slag powder has high fineness that the finished specific surface area can reach 450 500 m2/kg or above and has good activity which is suitable as

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  • Steel hedging explained Metal Bulletin

    Steel hedging explained As steel markets grow in maturity and look towards the use of derivatives and hedging tools it is probably a good time to consider how hedging can increase the transparency of steel pricing and reducing the risks of volatile price trends. Trading margins and mill profits from sales can take a hit any time even as

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  • Hot-rolled mess China s steelmakers hit the skids as car

    China s steel mills may have taken a wrong turn by adding millions of tonnes of new high-end capacity just as the country s car sector a key steel consumer undergoes its first contraction in

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  • Will Chinese Steel Mills Pains Market Realist

    Dec 12 2018 · Chinese steel mills under pressure. the margins for producers of hot rolled coil in China fell 71 to 211 Chinese yuan per ton compared to 2018 s peak of 1 187 yuan per ton. lower

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  • Iron ore prices are tumbling even faster Business Insider

    Nov 26 2018 · "Chinese steel mill margins have dropped sharply in recent weeks primarily driven by lower steel prices " says Vivek Dhar Mining and Energy Commodities Strategist at

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  • Fortescue Metals Sees Strong Chinese Demand for Iron Ore

    Apr 30 2020 · The profitability of these steel mills in China has been hit though from this virus. Does this change your strategy in any way in terms of shifting into higher cost and higher quality iron or .

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  • UPDATE 1-China iron ore hits 4-mth low ahead of winter

    Iron ore fell to the lowest level since June 27

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  • China s steel industry burdened by overcapacity workers

    Medium-sized and large steel mills tracked by the China Iron and Steel Association posted a combined net profit of 7.48 billion yuan (HK 9.4 billion) up 133 per cent year on year. Still the net

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  • How China Impacts the Global Steel Industry

    Jun 25 2019 · China has approximately 10 times the steelmaking capacity of the United States. It has been accused of dumping cheap steel on the global market to beat out competitors and the Trump

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  • Trump s Steel Industry ClaimsFactCheck

    Aug 29 2019 · U.S. steel mills were operating at 80.3 of their capacity in the fourth quarter of 2018 according to figures provided to us from the American Iron and Steel Institute.

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  • Steel hedging explained Metal Bulletin

    Steel hedging explained As steel markets grow in maturity and look towards the use of derivatives and hedging tools it is probably a good time to consider how hedging can increase the transparency of steel pricing and reducing the risks of volatile price trends. Trading margins and mill profits from sales can take a hit any time even as

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  • The Commodities Feed Iron ore edges lower Snap ING Think

    Oct 30 2019 · Latest data from Steelhome shows that Chinese port inventories stood at 134mt as of the 25th October up more than 16 from the lows seen back in early July. Meanwhile on the demand side steel mill margins in China remain under pressure with steel prices continuing with their downtrend.

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  • China Pushes Up World Steel Output Amid Coronavirus Disruption

    Mar 24 2020 · Per China Iron and Steel Association inventories of finished steel products were up around 45 year over year in late February in China. Rising steel inventories also put downward pressure

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  • US mini-mill costs drop below integrated mill costsbut

    May 01 2020 · US mini-mills are typically higher cost. On an operating cost basis US integrated mills are typically lower cost than their mini-mill peers. Scrap prices are tied to the marginal cost of hot metal production—meaning that the input for scrap-based steelmaking is typically higher than the average ironmaking bulks mix (n.b. iron ore coal and coke).

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  • China s Iron Ore Financing Deals Under Scrutiny The

    If cash-strapped steel mills fail to repay their loans then the iron ore kept as collateral could be dumped into the market by lenders. This could push iron ore prices lower triggering margin calls.

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  • The curious case of Chinese steelThe Economic Times

    May 16 2016 · Data from the China Iron Steel Association (CISA) says that March 2016 steel production hit 70.65 million tonnes amounting to 834 million tonnes on an annualized basis. Recent years have been challenging for the Indian steel industry given the 4 to 5 year ban imposed by the Supreme Court on iron ore mining in Karnataka Goa and Odisha

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  • Steel Mills in China Slash Orders for Iron OreThe New

    Aug 23 2012 · Steel mills locked into long-term ore-purchasing contracts can be tempted to default on those agreements when the spot or noncontract price of iron ore falls below their contracted prices.

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  • UPDATE 1-China iron ore hits 4-mth low ahead of winter

    Iron ore fell to the lowest level since June 27

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  • 2020 Iron Steel Mills Industry Statistics Market

    Iron Steel Mills Industry Price Trends Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply demand and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Iron Steel Mills companies will put a downward pressure on prices.

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  • Steel Mills in China Slash Orders for Iron OreThe New

    Aug 23 2012 · Steel mills locked into long-term ore-purchasing contracts can be tempted to default on those agreements when the spot or noncontract price of iron ore falls below their contracted prices.

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  • CISA China s steel industry comes under pressure in first

    CISA China s steel industry comes under pressure in first quarter Monday 01 April 2019 14 30 55 (GMT 3) Shanghai Liu Zhenjiang secretary general of China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) has stated at China Steel Planning Forum held in Beijing that China s steel industry has come under pressure in the first quarter of the current year.

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  • China s Iron Ore Financing Deals Under Scrutiny The

    If cash-strapped steel mills fail to repay their loans then the iron ore kept as collateral could be dumped into the market by lenders. This could push iron ore prices lower triggering margin calls.

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  • China s Iron Ore Financing Deals Under Scrutiny The

    If cash-strapped steel mills fail to repay their loans then the iron ore kept as collateral could be dumped into the market by lenders. This could push iron ore prices lower triggering margin calls.

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  • Will the steel price recovery last Insights

    Mar 27 2019 · The prices of iron ore with 58 and 52 iron content for instance have increased by an average of 40 just this year. Demand for these types or iron ore has risen sharply. The margins of steel mills are low and mills prefer ores with a lower iron content for economic reasons. Current tight market is causing coking coal price to rise

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  • China to Close 240 Steel Mills Fire More Than 1 Million

    Mar 16 2016 · China which produces about half the world s supply of steel saw output fall by 7.8 in January. The closure of the Chinese mills over the next few years will put even more pressure on the iron

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  • Iron ore is under pressure as steel prices start to slide

    Apr 23 2018 · Iron ore is under pressure as steel prices start to slide. David Scutt Apr 23 2018 7 46 AM likely reflects lower steel mill profit margins said analysts at UBS. "China s steel

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  • Record China Output Drives Steel Production What s Ahead

    Jun 27 2019 · Despite U.S.-China trade tensions China s steel mills bumped up output last year to take advantage of strong profit margins. A glut of Chinese steel also put downward pressure on global steel

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  • U.S. Steel Companies Face Downturn Despite Trump Claims of

    Jan 14 2019 · American steel makers are feeling the pressure. Despite strong earnings in 2018 the stock prices of steel companies have been in a deep slump

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  • Iron ore shows rain can triumph over China virus fears

    The iron ore tightness in China isn t being replicated in steel with inventories of rebar SH-TOT-RBARINV surging to a record high of 10.5 million tonnes in the week to Feb. 21 and those for

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  • From steel mills to shipbuilders how Xiconomics is

    Feb 11 2018 · Combined profits of the country s 93 largest steel mills jumped 613 per cent to 177.3 billion yuan (US 28.1 billion) last year from 2016 according to the China Iron and Steel Association

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  • Will Chinese Steel Mills Pains Market Realist

    Dec 12 2018 · Chinese steel mills under pressure. the margins for producers of hot rolled coil in China fell 71 to 211 Chinese yuan per ton compared to 2018 s peak of 1 187 yuan per ton. lower

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  • A Steel Mill Lives Again in a Setback for ChinaThe New

    Jun 10 2016 · A Steel Mill Lives Again in a Setback for China. has moved the steel sector into the red. The China Iron and Steel Association said that its members lost a combined 9.8 billion last year

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