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Result of EU Anti-circumvention investigation published

Result of EU Anti-circumvention investigation published

The European Commission (EC) has published the findings of the anti-circumvention investigation R777 against stainless steel from Malaysia. The investigation concludes that circumvention of...

European Commission to reduce emissions by 55% by 2030

The European Commission has published recently its revised target to reduce emissions by 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels.
voestalpine to work on green hydrogen project

voestalpine to work on green hydrogen project

The European Commission has awarded the H2FUTURE project consortium, consisting of voestalpine, Siemens, VERBUND and Austrian Power Grid (APG), as well as the research-partners K1-MET and ECN, the contract for the construction of one of the world’s largest electrolysis plants for producing green hydrogen.

EC levels anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel imports

The European Commission has published definitive anti-dumping duties on imports of stainless steel cold-rolled flat products (SSCR) from China and Taiwan (Regulation 2015/1429). The European Commission has confirmed existing provisional measures and imposes definitive anti-dumping duty rates up to 25.3% on SSCR imports from China, and up to 6.8% on imports from Taiwan.

Euro Commission approves Outokumpu’s Inoxum acquis

newsitemAfter submitting a series of binding remedies to the European Commission, Outokumpu has been approved for an acquisition of Inoxum.

EU climate change policy reasonable

The European steel industry is relieved by the decision made on 26 May of the European Commission not to propose a unilateral EU move from -20% to -30% in EU greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 compared to 1990 levels.

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto JV investigation

On 25 January 2010 the European Commission announced that it will open an investigation according to Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) on the impact on the common market by the proposed joint venture between mining companies BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.

EC prolongs steel import surveillance system

The European Commission has prolonged the steel import surveillance system until 31 December 2012.

EC approves Mittal-Arcelor merger

The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Arcelor by Mittal Steel subject to conditions as both companies are major steel producers.

EC to extend review of Mittal’s bid

Reuters has reported that the European Commission will extend by 10 working days its review of Mittal Steel's unsolicited EUR 20 billion bid for Arcelor citing a source familiar with the situation.