September 2013

Bright future for DRI in North American steel industry

The future looks bright for the use of direct-reduced iron (DRI)in the North American steelmaking industry, although some remain wary about whether the technology can retain its advantages.

Bright future for DRI in North American steel industry

The future looks bright for the use of direct-reduced iron (DRI)in the North American steelmaking industry, although some remain wary about whether the technology can retain its advantages.

Buyers unwilling to accept high CIS pig iron offer prices

High pig iron offer prices in the CIS are deterring buying activity in a quiet market, traders told Metal Bulletin sister title Steel First on Thursday September 12.

Buyers unwilling to accept high CIS pig iron offer prices

High pig iron offer prices in the CIS are deterring buying activity in a quiet market, traders told Steel First on Thursday September 12.

Nucor mulls potential for blast furnace, steel mill at Louisiana DRI facility

Nucor has reaffirmed the possibility of building a steel mill or installing a blast furnace at the site of its direct-reduced iron (DRI) facility at St James Parish, Louisiana, USA.

Nucor mulls potential for blast furnace, steel mill at Louisiana DRI facility

Nucor has reaffirmed the possibility of building a steel mill or installing a blast furnace at the site of its direct-reduced iron (DRI) facility at St James Parish, Louisiana, USA.

FEATURE: Brazilian producers sell low-phosphorous pig iron to USA

Merchant pig iron makers in south-eastern Brazil recently reached a deal to sell low-phosphorous material to a USA-based steelmaker for the first time in several months.

Petmin reports $20m writedown on Veremo pig iron project

South African junior miner Petmin has made a $20 million writedown on its Veremo pig iron project, it said on Monday September 9.