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World crude steel output increases by 5.3% in 2017

| World crude steel production reached 1,691.2 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2017, up by 5.3% compared to 2016. Crude steel production increased in all regions in 2017 except in the CIS, which has remained stable (subject to current estimates).

November 2017 crude steel production

| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) was 136.3 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2017, a 3.7% increase compared to November 2016.

APEAL welcomes circular economy package

| APEAL (the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging) has welcomed the announcement of a balanced Circular Economy Package.
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Eurofer: EU waste package not closing the loop

| The European Stell Association (Eurofer) claims that the agreement only goes part of the way.

Bertin launches new SaphyGATE G range of radiation portal monitors

| The SaphyGATE G portal monitors combine easy operation and maintenance with robustness and compliance with the strictest international standards.
Crude steel

Crude steel production keeps on increasing

| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 145.3 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2017, a 5.9% increase compared to October 2016.

Crude steel production still increases

| World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 141.4 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2017, a 5.6% increase compared to September 2016.
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More balanced market expected for ferrous metals

| Overall, scrap demand is still healthy and volatility is now expected to be lower than in previous months, it was reported to the latest BIR Ferrous Division meeting by board member Tom Bird of UK-based Liberty Steel.

Moderate but continued growth for global steel demand

| The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its October 2017 Short Range Outlook (SRO). worldsteel forecasts global steel demand will reach 1,622.1 Mt in 2017.
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BIR Ferrous Division: Developments with focus on India

| On Sunday, 15 October at 10.30, the plenary session of the BIR Ferrous Division will feature a keynote presentation by Ms Becky E. Hites from Steel-Insights LLC (USA).

ISRI 2017 Scrap Yearbook published

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has announced the release of its sixth annual ISRI Scrap Yearbook, providing up-to-date information and statistics about the U.S. scrap industry and global scrap marketplace.
USS Thomas S. Gates

Recycling of USS Thomas S. Gates begins

| EMR recently towed the fifth vessel from a fleet of six US Navy vessels, awarded to them for dismantling by the by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), into one of their Gulf coast ship-breaking facilities.

New General Manager for Upstate Shredding’s New Castle operations

| George Ostendorf joins the East Coast’s scrap metal processor with more than 20 years management experience in the metals recycling industry
World steel production

World steel production still increasing

| World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 141.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2017, a 3.2% increase compared to June 2016.