December 2012

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Russia’s MMK to raise HRC, CRC prices for February rolling by $20-30

Russian steelmaker Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK) is to hike its prices for February-produced hot and cold rolled coil (HRC and CRC) by $20-30 per tonne.

Russia’s MMK to hike HRC, CRC prices by $20-30 for February rolling

Russian steelmaker Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK) is to hike its prices for February-produced hot and cold rolled coil (HRC and CRC) by $20-30 per tonne.

Taiwan's China Steel to spend $78.3m on revamp of hot-strip mill

China Steel Corp said it will spend NT$2.27 billion ($78.3 million) on a five-year revamp of its No. 2 hot-strip mill.

Uganda to open iron ore exploration tenders in 2013

The Ugandan government is to license the exploration of iron ore in 2013 in a bid to boost its mining sector, the minister of energy and minerals, Simon D’Ujanga, told Metal Bulletin sister title Steel First.

Uganda to open iron ore exploration tenders in 2013

The Ugandan government is to license the exploration of iron ore in 2013 in a bid to boost its mining sector, the minister of energy and minerals, Simon D’Ujanga, told Steel First.

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CHINA STEEL WRAP: Market firms at year-end

China’s spot steel market held steady on the last trading day of the year as positive manufacturing data and rising raw materials costs buoyed sentiment.

Taishan Steel will restart 300-series production in 2013

China’s Taishan Steel will resume production of its 300-series stainless steel products in the new year, a company official told Steel First.

China’s spot rebar prices stable on positive China data, high costs

Spot rebar prices were stable on Monday December 31, supported by high raw material costs and strong manufacturing data.