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South Wales, like many traditional European centres of heavy industry, has suffered in the last 30 years as plants have closed and jobs have been lost. In some cases EU development funds have stopped
David Blackaby is an economist and professor at Swansea University. He feels the steel industry would have more to lose from a Brexit.
Stephen Kinnock is the Labour MP for Aberavon constituency. A Brexit he says would have a catastrophic effect on the British economy. “We know that
US regulators have launched an investigation into complaints about Chinese steel manufacturers that include research data being stolen through computer hacking.
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The fall in materials prices - particularly steel - has forced German industrial group Thyssenkrupp to cut its profit forecasts.
German steel workers have protested outside the European Parliament over alleged dumping by China. They oppose China being declared a market economy
ArcelorMittal has said it is slightly more positive about the steel market but kept its 2016 earnings forecast unchanged.
The British metals group Liberty House says it's submitting a bid for the UK assets of Tata Steel, sparking new hope for Britain's endangered steel industry.
The British government has said it could take a stake of up to 25 percent in Tata's UK steel plants as part of a financial package to support a potential buyer.
There is the possibility of a management buyout of Tata's British steelworks. The boss of the Port Talbot plant in south Wales - Stuart Wilkie - is behind the plan.
Under pressure to curb steel output and relieve a global glut, China says its production actually hit a record high last month.
More than 4,000 steel jobs look to have been saved after Tata Steel sold its Long Products Europe arm to Greybull Capital for a nominal 1€.
The British government has opened talks with possible buyers for Tata Steel’s entire British operation, which the Indian steel giant is selling
The British government is doing everything it can to solve the crisis posed by Tata Steel's plans to leave the UK, but nationalisation is not the right answer, says the Prime Minister.
India's Tata Steel has decided to sell its steel making operations in Britain, but will likely struggle to find a buyer amid falling prices and huge overcapacity in China.
China reportedly plans to lay off millions more workers at so-called 'zombie' companies to cut industrial overcapacity and pollution, according to sources close to the Beijing leadership.
Steel workers from all over Europe protested in Brussels Monday to stop the EU from granting market-economy status to China. Protesters fear the move would make it harder for European companies protec
ArcelorMittal is to issue 2.7 billion euros of new shares to reduce debt and cut costs with its profits hit by a plunge in steel prices, which the world's largest steelmaker blamed on cheap exports fr
It reads like a list from British manufacturing’s dark days in the 1980s when job losses constantly filled news bulletins. The Indian group Tata
From Thursday the EU begins imposing import duties on Chinese and Taiwanese cold-rolled flat stainless steel. Since a complaint filed by European
Oil isn’t the only commodity suffering a price slump. Iron ore has also dropped and for the same reason – oversupply in a weak global
Employees at Italy’s largest stainless steel plant blocked the motorway between Milan and Naples for several hours on Thursday. The A1 is the most
Many steel workers are angry about French President Francois Hollande’s broken 2012 promise that two steel furnaces in Florange would never close
Italy has been warned it must tackle toxic emissions at Europe’s biggest steel plant or face potential fines from the European Commission. Brussels
The tariff tiff between Brussels and Beijing ratcheted up on Thursday. The European Union lodged a complaint at the World Trade Organisation
Steel is the latest issue in a rapidly escalating trade conflict between the European Union and China. Brussels is reportedly going to protest to
The world’s number one steelmaker ArcelorMittal has brushed aside its own profits warning and maintained its earnings forecast for this year on