Steel Market Summary – Australia

May 17, 2024 Steel Market Summary – Australia EAF Delay Increases Whyalla Woes  Further problems are besetting the Whyalla steelworks which has been unable to produce steel since mid-March when its 60-year-old blast furnace was damaged during a re-start following maintenance. Now, Liberty Steel Australia, the owner of the Whyalla operations, has announced that a […]

New Zealand News

May 6, 2024 New Zealand News Uneasy Stand-off Distracts From Fletcher´s LowCO Success A widely reported proposal to axe jobs at Easysteel, a subsidiary of Fletcher Building, has cast a shadow over the official launch of Fletcher Living´s innovative residential project, LowCO. The aim of the LowCO project is to significantly reduce carbon emissions in […]

Steel Market Summary – International

May 6, 2024 Steel Market Summary – International Weak International Sentiment Faces Chinese Aggression Two major international organisations have offered a pessimistic view of the steel industry for the remainder of 2024 and into the near future. IREPAS and Eurofer both also say that increased exporting by China is making a bad situation worse. The […]