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UK Steel and Community Union react to the lack of support for the steel sector in the Autumn Budget and Spending Review.

The BSSA endorse and agree with the sentiments expressed in the MAKE UK release. “Today the steel sector needed to see steps taken by the Chancellor to address the UK’s vastly uncompetitive electricity prices and lay the groundwork for the decarbonisation

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ISSF: Message from Secretary-General, Tim Collins

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to present some practical challenges during 2021, even as we are starting to see some elements of our society returning to a more normal life. Furthermore, and whilst our industry has adapted to the new way of undertaking

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Kloeckner Metals UK steps up and achieves ‘GOOD’ rating at the latest BES 6001 Certification for Sustainable Sourcing

Kloeckner Metals UK was awarded the BES 6001 certification in 2019 for its Leeds, Westok, London and Dudley sites by the British Standards Institute (BSI). This certification is awarded for Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products and, in the latest 2021

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New Member – R-Tech Materials

The BSSA would like to welcome R-Tech

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European Nickel-Bearing Stainless Surcharges Set to be Lower for November

Monthly alloy surcharges on nickel-bearing stainless steel flat-rolled products in Europe are set to fall for the first time in six months in November, the first mill announcement indicated Oct. 21. Finland’s Outokumpu, the continent’s largest stainless

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EU Skips India/Indonesia Stainless Duty, Imposes Electrode Duty

The EU has decided not to impose anti-subsidy duties on imports of stainless steel cold-rolled flat products originating in India and Indonesia. This goes against the expectations of European steelmakers’ association Eurofer. In May, the EU imposed

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European Stainless Flats Shortage Pushes Prices up Again

Tight European stainless steel hot and cold rolled coil supply is worsening amid slow sheet and coil derivative deliveries. Prices are increasing again on account of costly nickel and alloy surcharges, ferrochrome and other raw materials, market participants

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Worldsteel Short Range Outlook October 2021

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released an update of its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2021 and 2022. worldsteel forecasts that steel demand will grow by 4.5% in 2021 and reach 1,855.4 Mt after 0.1% growth in 2020. In 2022, steel demand will

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CBI & 41 Trade Associations Issue Statement on Business Rates, Saying Action on Investment Needed at Budget

Ahead of COP26, employers representing more than 261,000 businesses and nine million employees say business rate reform essential for green investment The CBI, along with 41 trade associations spanning the UK economy, have issued a joint statement outlining

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BEIS Statistics 21 October 2021

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today released the following statistics: Green Homes Grant vouchers – read the statistical release Green Homes Grant Local Authority delivery – read the statistical release

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