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Last updated: 05 Sep, 2017  
 Metals & Minerals


Steel exports rise 36 pc, consumption up 4.6 pc in Aug
SME Times News Bureau | 22 Sep, 2017
Country's steel consumption in August rose by 4.6 percent to 7.416 million tonnes (mt) over the corresponding month last year and exports in the last month grew by 36 percent, a steel ministry's report said on Thursday.
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Tata Steel separates itself from BSPS
SME Times News Bureau | 12 Sep, 2017
Tata Steel UK on Monday said it has separated itself and a number of affiliated companied from the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS), following the regulator's confirmation on its pensions deal.
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Hindustan Copper focuses on Rs 5,000 cr expansion projects
IANS | 23 Aug, 2017
Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL) is focusing on Rs 5, 000 crore of expansion projects which will be executed over the next three to four years, a top company official said on Tuesday.
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Steel exports grow 64 pc, consumption up 3.7 pc
SME Times News Bureau | 21 Aug, 2017
Country's steel consumption in July rose by 3.7 percent to 6.905 million tonnes (mt) over corresponding month last year and exports in the last month grew by 64 percent, the Steel Ministry's latest report said on Saturday.
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India launches first R&D facility for high-end fuels, gas
SME Times News Bureau | 24 Jul, 2017
India has launched its first petroleum Research & Development (R&D) facility for testing high-end BS-VI quality fuel emissions, according to an official in new Delhi.
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Steel consumption grows 4.6 pc, exports up 66 pc in Apr-Jun
SME Times News Bureau | 10 Jul, 2017
India's steel consumption grew by 4.6 percent to nearly 21 million tonne in the first quarter of the current fiscal over the same period in 2016 while the country's steel exports jumped by nearly 66 percent in the April-June period, a Ministry report said.
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'Exempt all stainless steel imports above 1250mm width from any further duty'
SME Times News Bureau | 07 Jul, 2017
The Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) has written a letter to Steel Ministry to exempt stainless steel imports above 1250mm width for all grades which are currently not being manufactured in the country from any further duty so that the capital goods industries operations continue without any unease.
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Steel exports surge 69 pc, imports up 2.4 pc in May
SME Times News Bureau | 12 Jun, 2017
Country's steel exports jumped by 69 percent in May to 0.641 million tonnes (mt) over the same month last year while imports were up by 2.4 per cent, according to a Steel Ministry report.
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SAIL Q4 loss reduces to Rs 771.3 cr
SME Times News Bureau | 31 May, 2017
State-run steel manufacturer SAIL reported a net loss of Rs 771.3 crore for the fourth quarter ended March, which was lower than the loss incurred in the same quarter of 2016, on the back of higher revenues during the last quarter.
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Steel exports surge 142 pc, imports down 23 pc in April
SME Times News Bureau | 15 May, 2017
Overtaking imports, India's steel exports jumped by 142 percent in April to 0.747 million tonnes (mt) as compared to 0.308 mt in the same month last year, said a Steel Ministry report.
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