Corus Engineering Steels has announced it will increase prices across its full range of carbon, alloy and stainless products for aerospace applications by a minimum of 5%, effective on all new orders.
Agreements concluded with America's Dominion energy company have secured Statoil a fourfold increase in its access to liquefied natural gas capacity in the US market.
The British Stainless Steel Association (BSSA) has published a new, comprehensive directory of suppliers of stainless steel sections to the UK market.
The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is forecasting another year of growth for global stainless steel production.
Arcelor SA, the world's biggest steelmaker, posted a record quarterly profit and said second- quarter earnings will rise further as steel prices stay close to nine-year highs and demand increases.
MEPS (Stainless Steel Review) has uprated its estimate for Western World crude stainless steel production in 2003 to 20.3 million tonnes.