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India: RINL restarts closed blast furnace: output to increase by 7000 tpd

By Madhumita Mookerji India's state-owned, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) restarted the first of its two closed blast furnaces (BFs) on July 17, 2020. The...

Indian steel exports hit all-time high in June; how long will party continue?

~ By Madhumita Mookerji Mills have been gung-ho on overseas sales since the lockdown had begun in the third week of March and exports of...

Pradhan makes steely resolve to boost steel consumption

By Nirmalya Deb Setting the context with the dominant theme of India’s rapid infrastructure development and the need as well as potential for augmenting steel...

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Boosting swadeshi steel for oil & gas sector

~ By Steel360 Bureau Organised by the Ministry of Steel in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), a webinar,...

Shutting down blast furnaces – what does it mean for Indian steel mills?

By Nirmalya Deb   The coronavirus pandemic has hit the manufacturing sector hard, not just because of the scarcity of manpower during the prevailing lockdown period...

IRMA wants Indian refractory sector to function uninterrupted

The refractory fraternity wants refractory and refractory raw materials supply chain to be brought under the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), 1981 and be...

Indian Steel demand not likely to resume before third quarter

By MADHUMITA MOOKERJI The Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19 rampaging across the globe is taking a huge toll on domestic steel demand, which has been reduced...
India Finish Steel Production FY20 (April-February)

Covid-19 may bring India’s steel production to a halt

By MADHUMITA MOOKERJI The 21-day lockdown on account of Covid-19 has taken a sizeable toll on India’s steel production, with a total mere 30% of...

India Set to Surpass Japan as Korea’s Largest HRC Importer in 2019

India is set to overtake Japan this year as the largest importer of South Korean hot rolled coils (HRC) on active imports from POSCO...

Will Steel Traverse Greenfield Route to 300 MnTPA?

While realists have already far outnumbered those still optimistic about India achieving 300 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA) of steel-making capacity by 2030-31, the...

Tata Steel, Tata Steel BSL, Tata Steel Long Products and JSW’s...

The Indian Steel Association (ISA), at its 18th apex committee meeting on the re-entry of four steel players gave the approval. Three of these,...

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