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In a fascinating article, the European Green Party today suggests that European steelmakers are wrong in their attitude to adaptation to climate change.
Europe's steel industry ? say the Greens - is caught in the grips of the economic crisis. With reduced industrial activity, the demand for steel has plummeted. Since the beginning of the Great Recession,... read more
Steel bar is often painted at the ends. This is to colour code the bar, generally by steel quality (i.e. grade).
However, different suppliers tend to follow different colour codings. What one supplier paints blue, another will mark in green.
Time for a new standard perhaps - where colours are applied consistently by all rolling mills across the industry?
We often get asked ? what is a steel industry due diligence study?
I would answer as follows. A steel due diligence is a review of a steel business, that reports on certain key techno-commercial characteristics. If you want to put money into a steel business, you are likely to want a due diligence study that covers market, technical, financial issues.... read more