Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Trade has set a definitive antidumping duty to seamless pipe imports from Ukraine, replacing temporary duties set in June, the ministry said Monday.  The move puts a duty of $155.80/mt on the product for exporter Interpipe Niko Tube and PJSC Interpipe, and $708/mt for other companies, the ministry said in a.. read more →

Michigan Seamless Tube acquires rights to produce Blue Diamond Brand Michigan Seamless Tube LLC, a manufacturer of carbon and alloy cold-drawn  seamless tube and pipe, and Wheatland Tube, North America’s leading standard and sprinkler pipe producer, announced that MST has acquired the exclusive rights to the prestigious Blue Diamond brand of A106 seamless tube and pressure.. read more →

You might have noticed that there’s something of a campaign going on by the US steel X -2.89% unions and industry to protest against imports from other countries. The argument is that Johnny Foreigner is making steel too cheaply, possibly aided by foreign government subsidies, and then selling it at low prices in the US… read more →

MOSCOW Oct 20 (Reuters) – TMK, Russia’s largest maker of steel pipes, said on Monday its total shipments in the first nine months of 2014 fell 1.3 percent, year-on-year, to 3.2 million tonnes, mainly due to lower demand for large-diameter pipes and industrial pipes. TMK, controlled by businessman Dmitry Pumpyansky, also said the Russian pipe.. read more →

Steel-pipe manufacturing in Nigeria is set to expand on the back of a law that reserves supplies to the energy industry for local companies, the implementing agency has said, reports Bloomberg. The 2010 Nigerian Content Act requires international energy companies working in the nation’s oil and gas industry to end imports of pipes and buy.. read more →

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Steelworkers (USW) union has joined a petition calling on the U.S. Commerce Department (DOC) and International Trade Commission (ITC) to impose antidumping and countervailing duties on welded API line pipe imports from South Korea and Turkey. The union, along with steelmakers American Cast Iron Pipe Co., Energex,.. read more →

SOUTH LYON, MICH. & SHARON, PA. — Michigan Seamless Tube, LLC (“MST” or “the Company”), a leading manufacturer of high-quality carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn tube and pipe, and Wheatland Tube, North America’s leading standard and sprinkler pipe producer, today announced that MST has acquired the exclusive rights to the prestigious Blue Diamond® brand of.. read more →

The Technical Agreement defines basic parameters of design, construction and operation of the Power of Siberia gas trunkline’s cross-border section Gazprom and CNPC ink Power of Siberia technical agreement “As of today, all the necessary documents on gas supplies to China have been signed, including the Intergovernmental Agreement. The construction of Power of Siberia is.. read more →

With Tranche 1 completed, and Tranche 2 of the Victorian Northern Interconnect Expansion Project now well underway, the formative task of transporting steel pipe shipped from Shanghai, China to Tallarook, Victoria posed logistical and transport challenges in getting the equipment to the site. Asset owner APA Group’s proposal to expand the Victorian Northern Interconnect (VNI).. read more →

The European Union may renew tariffs on seamless steel pipes from China for another five years, highlighting worries in Europe about the Chinese threat to the EU’s manufacturing base. The EU said it would examine whether to re-impose the duties as high as 39.2 percent on imports from China of seamless steel pipes and tubes,.. read more →