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Month: April 2021

An Introduction to Stainless Steel Polishing – Online Training Course – Wed 14th April 2021

Professional Polishing Services are delighted to launch their online bespoke training course for stockholders and fabricators ‘An Introduction to Stainless Steel Polishing‘. Focusing on everyday questions such as; Austenitic versus Ferritic material

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Tata Europe Launches Eur12/Mt Carbon Surcharge on All Steel Contracts

Tata Steel Europe will implement a fixed Eur12/mt carbon surcharge on all new steel contracts across Europe, with the plans introduced late last week, a company spokesman confirmed S&P Global Platts April 12. The initiative is novel for the European steel

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Steelmakers Need Decarbonisation Strategies to Secure Finance: Banker

A growing number of investors are demanding sustainability targets be attached to financing, making it risky for steel companies without a zero carbon transition strategy, says Claire Coustar, Global Head of ESG, FIC at Deutsche Bank. Regulatory and political

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The Acerinox General Shareholders’ Meeting Approves A Dividend of Eur 0.50 Per Share

The General Shareholders’ Meeting of the Acerinox Group held today by electronic means approved the distribution of a dividend of EUR 0.50 per share, which will be paid on 3 June 2021. The total shareholder remuneration to be paid shall amount to EUR 135

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European Stainless Coil Lead Times Hit Fourth Quarter

European prices for stainless hot and cold rolled coil remain mostly stable compared to the end of last month at very high levels. However, lead times from all European mills are now stretching into the fourth quarter, sources tell Kallanish. Stainless HRC

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Marcegaglia Ceo Says Company Firmly Interested in Buying AST

Marcegaglia, the largest European steel re-roller and largest worldwide tube producer, reconfirmed its firm interest to acquire special steel producer Acciai Speciali Terni, or AST, Marcegaglia CEO Antonio Marcegaglia said, adding that the steel market had

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Free Technical Support Programmes for Metals SMEs

SME Support programmes from the University of Birmingham ARLI – Jon Roberts (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/partners/sme-support/business-support-programmes/arli.aspx) DemandHub – Derek Sear

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West Midlands Combined Authority Region Routemap Around the Circular Economy

WMCA CE Routemap Baseline Analysis DRAFT FOR REVIEW

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Introducing a Deposit Return Scheme on Beverage Containers

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Summary have made a proposal to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers. A DRS is a system that encourages the return of the packaging to collection points through the incentive of

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Eurozone Manufacturing Index Reaches 24-Year Record

The IHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI index in March reached a new 24-year record, confirming the positive trend in the region’s manufacturing sector. “The eurozone’s manufacturing economy performed extremely strongly during March, with operating

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