Nippon Steel, Japan’s largest integrated mill, has delayed the banking of No.2 furnace at its Kimitsu works near Tokyo by about a month until mid-June, as it has not been able to fulfill the signed contracts by mid-May, the company’s spokeswoman explained on June 4.
钢筋rolling capacity utilization rate at the 22 sampled steel producers in Jiangsu of East China, the country’s largest rebar production base, fell to 40.2% as of February 18, a record low since March 2015, as they had been forced to scaled down production amid high stocks and constraints of raw materials supply and manpower amid the ongoing fight against Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (NCP), according to a Mysteel’ market survey.
Shagang Group, China’s largest privately-owned steel producer and top rebar mill in East China’s Jiangsu province have idled two rebar rolling lines for maintenance according to the original schedule instead of any forced move by the ongoing battle against the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (NCP), a company official reiterated on Friday.
Many electric-arc furnace (EAF) steelmakers across China have returned to the market to procure scrap after gradually resuming production following stoppages for maintenance, according to Mysteel’s latest survey released on September 25. Others whose furnaces are still switched off are nonetheless preparing to re-enter the market as the profit margins available for EAF producers are increasing, respondents said.
The capacity utilization among blast furnaces operated by 247 Chinese steel plants nationwide under Mysteel’s weekly survey kept sliding over March 1-7, down another 1.92 percentage points on week to 76.96%, or a new low since January 25, according to Mysteel’s latest survey released on March 8.
After lagging behind their counterparts in most other provinces by several weeks, steelmakers in North China’s Shanxi province have launched a maintenance blitz that will see all nine of the province’s major steel producers overhauling blast furnaces and rolling facilities from late February through until early March, company data collected by Mysteel shows.
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Feng Hsin Steel, Taiwan’s largest rebar producer headquartered in Taichung, Central Taiwan, has decided to roll over its domestic sales prices for rebar and its procurement prices for locally-sourced scrap for the current August 27-31 week after a cut of TWD 200/tonne ($6.5/t) for both prices last week, a company official told Mysteel on August 28.
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Feng Hsin Steel, Taiwan’s largest rebar producer, will be idling upstream and downstream facilities at its Taichung city works in Central Taiwan over the coming few weeks to undertake annual maintenance while the usual curbs on industrial electricity use are in force over summer, a company official has confirmed.