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Soe shows its mettle with manufacturing upgrades

If you see Taiyuan Iron and Steel (Group) Co’s recently attained capability to make domestic pen-tip steel for ballpoint pens as a sign of an exclusive focus on small things, you will be mistaken. The nation’s top maker of stainless steel has decidedly big plans.

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Overcapacity cuts called crucial job

China will further reduce excessive steel and coal production capacity and extend capacity cutting efforts to energy sectors this year, a senior official with the nation’s top economic planning body said on Monday.

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Steelmakers suspected in smog

Leading researchers on air pollution have identified the massive amounts of discharged pollutants, especially from industrial production, as the root cause of the severe winter smog in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

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Rising steel imports spur calls for action

Steel imports to the United States are increasing, and so are calls from the industry for Washington to take action against overseas competitors.

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Flag bearer for industrial revolution

China’s steel city is planning to go green and high-tech, Chen Yingqun, Joseph Catanzaro and Song Wenwei report. It’s out with the old and in with the new industries, as Zhangjiagang looks beyond steel to new ways of doing business. China’s largest private steel company, Shagang Group, plans to move away from steel as its […]

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City sets course for restructuring

A city famous for its steel industry wants to become China’s Silicon Valley, Zhang Haizhou reports. An intricate model of the P.L.A. Navy’s minesweeper Zhangjiagang occupies a place of distinction in Yao Linrong’s office, where the Party chief steers the course of the city for which the warship is named. Yao said the roughly 1-meter […]

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