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It is not always easy to keep abreast of the rapidly developing steel strip industry, without subscribing to specialist publishers, which comes at a premium. We will try through news feeds and links to make available the most current news that we can. An excellent facility provided by Google is news alerts (which is still in Beta). You can register here. and have targeted news delivered to your email.

The News links here were trimmed on the 7th of July to exclude subscription only sites, some of which can be found here

The following sites provide comprehensive news on the steel industry and metals markets

News Now

Steel Village Forums

Express and Star

Sheffield Star IC Birmingham

Steelstrip World


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Company Base Capacity
Mittal Steel Various 53.5
Arcelor Luxembourg 43.0
Nippon Steel Japan 29.7
JFE Steel Japan 29.6
Pohang I&S Works Korea 25.5
US Steel USA 23.1
Thyssen Krupp Stahl Germany 18.0
Shanghai Baosteel China 17.9
Corus UK 12.7
Riva Italy 11.9






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