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Nippon Steel to cut 10% of steel output capacity, faces record loss

07 Feb 2020

TOKYO Japan's Nippon Steel Corp said on Friday it will shut nearly 10% of its production capacity, an unprecedented move in the once-dominant Japanese steel industry hit by falling demand at home and competition from China.

UPDATE 2-Nippon Steel to cut 10% of steel output capacity, faces record loss

07 Feb 2020

* Company will shut three blast furnaces and other facilities

Trading house Mitsubishi voices concern over coronavirus impact

05 Feb 2020

TOKYO Japan's Mitsubishi Corp is watching developments from the coronavirus outbreak for effects on the global economy and prices of natural resources, its finance chief said after the trading house reported a drop in net profit

Mitsui CFO: China virus outbreak may slow manufacturing activity

04 Feb 2020

TOKYO Japan's Mitsui & Co sees China's coronavirus outbreak possibly slowing manufacturing activity, while slumping commodities prices, including iron ore, may weigh on its earnings, the trading house's executive said on Tuesday.

PAJ president: oil supply disruption in Libya, Iraq could be offset by OPEC output

20 Jan 2020

TOKYO Oil supply disruptions in Libya and Iraq could be offset by increased output from OPEC, limiting the impact on global oil markets, the head of the Japanese petroleum industry said on Monday.

RPT-Anti-terror upgrades at reactors mean Japan LNG, coal demand to rise in 2020

22 Dec 2019

* Upgrades ordered to prevent meltdowns in event of terror attack

Anti-terror upgrades at reactors mean Japan LNG, coal demand to rise in 2020

20 Dec 2019

TOKYO Japanese utilities face hundreds of millions of dollars in extra fuel costs in 2020 as they buy in extra liquefied natural gas (LNG) and coal while nearly half the country's working nuclear reactors go off-line for government-ordered security upgrades.

Anti-terror upgrades at reactors mean Japan LNG, coal demand to rise in 2020

20 Dec 2019

TOKYO Japanese utilities face hundreds of millions of dollars in extra fuel costs in 2020 as they buy in extra liquefied natural gas (LNG) and coal while nearly half the country's working nuclear reactors go off-line for government-ordered security upgrades.

Anti-terror upgrades at reactors mean Japan LNG, coal demand to rise in 2020

20 Dec 2019

* Upgrades ordered to prevent meltdowns in event of terror attack

RPT-FOCUS-How rare earth shocks lifted an upstart Australian mining company

18 Dec 2019

MOUNT WELD, Australia/TOKYO, Dec 17 Sprawled across a spent volcano on the remote edge of the Great Victoria Desert in Western Australia, the Mount Weld mine seems a world away from the U.S.-China trade war.

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