Manufacturers warn of shutdowns

National Grid will pay participating companies to cut demand

ThyssenKrupp turnround secures net profit

Steel group promises dividend for investors after two-year hiatus

HeidelbergCement stops plant in Ukraine

Building materials group unwilling to co-operate with separatists

Hebei Iron and Steel buys stake in Duferco

Chinese steelmaker takes majority shareholding in metals trader

Iron ore hit by weak Chinese housing

Key steelmaking ingredient falls to five-year low

UPM blames closures on digital media

Paper producer cuts 550 jobs and trims European capacity

Land sale bolsters Tata Steel

Steelmaker downbeat despite profits beating forecasts

KKR and Citic bid for control of United Envirotech

Duo team up on investment in Chinese water treatment company

ArcelorMittal steel unit sees pick-up

Upturn offsets impact of falling iron ore prices

Iron ore tumbles to five-year low

Steelmaking commodity slumps more than 40% this year

New light shed on African Minerals’ ties

Contract raises fresh questions about the choice of business partner

The French mayor, the pig, the butcher

Hayange leader is supposed to show National Front’s respectable side

China steel exports disrupt markets

Slower domestic demand leaves producers looking abroad and US rivals braced for impact

Corporate India frets over debt levels

Industrial and banking sectors enter new era still underfunded

SHV buys Dutch animal feed group Nutreco

Utrecht-based family trading company looks to diversify

Wanted: Execs to rise to Norway challenge

Statoil chief’s departure highlights struggle to retain talent

Tata’s next step after steel sale awaited

Extensive plan raises hope of sharper scrutiny for other holdings

Infrastructure bars India’s growth path

Optimism fades over investment climate

Steel in China is now cheap as cabbage

Country’s annual consumption may fall for first time in 19 years

Nickel bear market belies outlook

Indonesia export ban still looms large over metal’s supply


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