New joint venture targets offshore wind sector in Japan

It involves a feasibility study to assess the application of Mono Bucket technology for a Japanese offshore wind generation project

EU, Japan push for exemptions from Trump’s metal tariffs

The European Union and Japan have urged the US to grant them exemptions from the import metal tariffs. Trade officials met in Brussels on Saturday to address issues such as trade distortive practices that lead to severe global overcapacity in sectors like steel. The EU and Japan also raised Donald Trump’s decision to impose additional […]

EU extends anti-dumping measures on Chinese steel

Its investigation found if measures were to be removed, significant quantities of dumped Chinese exports could be directed to the EU market

Trump: ‘Mexico and Canada could escape US metal tariffs’

US President Donald Trump has tweeted that Mexico and Canada may be able to avoid paying new tariffs on steel and aluminium if they sign new trade deals

EU slaps import tax on Chinese corrosion-resistant steel

The European Commission has imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on corrosion-resistant steel from China. The announcement follows its investigation confirming Chinese producers were “dumping” the product on the EU market. The measures that will be put in place for the next five years range from 17.2% to 27.9% – similar to the tariffs already set on […]

Sweden steels the spotlight on sustainability

A first-of-its-kind pilot plant to produce steel without the use of fossil fuels is being planned for Sweden. Steel firm SSAB, mining company LKAB and Vattenfall will fund half of the HYBRIT initiative, with the Swedish Energy Agency providing the other half of the money. The planning and designing stage is expected to cost SEK20 […]

EU slaps anti-dumping duties on steel from four nations

The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping duties on imports of hot rolled flat steel products from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine. Hot-rolled flat steel is used in gas containers, pressure vessels, energy pipelines, tubes and shipbuilding. The four countries will face duties ranging between €17.6 (£15.7) and €96.5 (£86) per tonne following an investigation by […]

EU slaps new anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel

The European Commission has announced anti-dumping duties on a new type of steel products from China. Its latest investigation found Chinese seamless pipes had been sold in Europe at dumped prices. Those exports from China will now be taxed with an extra duty ranging from 29.2% to 54.9%. This year the Commission also imposed anti-dumping […]

Former UK business minister joins GREENSTEEL Council

A former UK minister has joined a group that was established to advise upon and champion the nation’s low carbon metal industry. Anna Soubry MP, who was responsible for navigating through the steel crisis of 2015/16, is set to play a role in forging a sustainable future for the industry. The MP for Broxtowe in […]

EU imposes anti-dumping duties on cheap Chinese steel

The European Commission is imposing anti-dumping duties on imports of hot-rolled flat steel products from China. Its investigation confirmed they had been sold in Europe at heavily dumped prices. Hot-rolled flat steel is commonly used for the production of steel tubes used in construction and for shipbuilding, gas containers, cars, pressure vessels and energy pipelines. […]