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We list below a number of recent iron and steel industry (or related) legal disputes. This page is updated regularly.

Study Says Brazil's Economy Is on Brink of A Depression tweet
Tue, 21 May 2019 10:35:00 GMT
Brazil is in the midst of the slowest economic ... the report The depression after the recession. Steel industry - Folhapress According to the document, economic crises should be judged not
https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/internacional/en/business/2019/05/study-says-brazils-economy-is-on-brink-of-a-depression.shtml

Al-Tuwairqi Steel Mills dispute lands in international ... tweet
Wed, 15 May 2019 21:20:00 GMT
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabias Al-Tuwairqi Group of Companies have landed in a legal battle in an international court of arbitration. The government has approved a supplementary grant of
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1973813/2-al-tuwairqi-steel-mills-dispute-lands-international-court/

BHP faces 5bn claim over Brazilian dam collapse that ... tweet
Tue, 07 May 2019 15:51:00 GMT
The 5billion claim alleges that BHP 'knew of the risks' surrounding the deteriorating condition of the Fundao dam, which collected waste at the Samarco iron ore mine. Court documents argue that BHP
https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-7003653/BHP-faces-5bn-claim-Brazilian-dam-collapse-killed-19-people-2015.html

Essar Steel shareholder seeks rejection of ArcelorMittal ... tweet
Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
The plea by Essar Steel Asia Holdings Ltd comes weeks after an insolvency court cleared ArcelorMittal's bid for Essar Steel, which was auctioned by lenders to recover unpaid
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/companies/essar-steel-shareholder-seeks-rejection-of-arcelormittal-bid-for-co-3942801.html

Aquilas Back Forty Permit Upheld by State of Michigan tweet
Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Aquilas Back Forty Permit Upheld by State of Michigan Aquila Resources has received a final court decision that upholds the mining permit for its Back Forty zinc-gold project in...
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/base-metals-investing/zinc-investing/aquilas-back-forty-permit-upheld-michigan/

British Steel to acquire Ascoval in mid-May tweet
Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
A French court in Strasbourg has determined that British Steel can acquire the troubled French EAF-based steelmaking plant of Ascoval in Saint-Saulve, northern France. The takeover is expected to be finalised in mid-May,Kallanishlearns from a statement bythe court. The takeover brings to an end the uncertainty over the future of the plant after forme
http://eurometal.net/british-steel-to-acquire-ascoval-in-mid-may/

Russia: Nornickel BoD recommends paying $3.7 billion ... tweet
Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Leader of Green Party, Erkin Bulekbaev, was fined 3,000 soms for a rally against uranium mining. According to him, he does not agree with the decision of the Pervomaisky District Police Department and will appeal it in court. The leader of the party does not plan to pay the money, because he believes that according
https://metalukraine.com/2019/05/02/russia-nornickel-bod-recommends-paying-3-7-billion-in-dividends-for-2018.html

Riversgold sued by former CEO over six-figure debt tweet
Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Riversgolds former managing director and chief executive Allan Kelly has decided to take the gold explorer to court for a six-figure debt allegedly owed to him following his resignation.
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/riversgold-sued-by-former-ceo-over-outstanding-debt/

Cameco Announces Tax Court Decision and Q1 Results tweet
Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Cameco Announces Tax Court Decision and Q1 Results The uranium producer had applied to recover C$20.5 million in legal fees and an additional C$17.9 million in disbursements.
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/energy-investing/uranium-investing/cameco-tax-court-decision-q1-results/

Supreme Court rejects Vedanta's early hearing plea ... tweet
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
In Feb this year, the Supreme Court had refused to allow Vedanta to restart the controversial plant, which was at the centre of protests over pollution worries.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/sc-rejects-vedantas-early-hearing-plea-in-tuticorin-case/articleshow/68844951.cms

Federal Court conciliatory hearing regarding Alunorte ... tweet
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
The Federal Court in Belm, Brazil, has scheduled a conciliatory hearing for April 12 to discuss the production embargo of Hydros Alunorte alumina re ...
http://www.hydro.com/en/media/news/2019/federal-court-conciliatory-hearing-regarding-alunorte-embargo/

Trade tribunal set to release report on steel safeguards ... tweet
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:04:00 GMT
Tenaris, like all the other major steel producers in Canada ... Five countries South Korea, Thailand, India, Brazil and Russia made submissions to the tribunal, something McIlroy said you don't
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/steel-safeguards-advancer-citt-1.5081553

Russia: NLMK updates reheating furnace at its hot-rolling ... tweet
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
A Kemerovo region court has partially suspended for 90 days operations of the Kiya-Shaltyrsky open-pit mine owned by RUSAL Achinsk, a part of Russian aluminum giant UC RUSAL, due to violations of safety requirements, the Siberian administration of the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological, and Nuclear Oversight said on April 3. The facility was checked
https://metalukraine.com/2019/04/03/russia-nlmk-updates-reheating-furnace-at-its-hot-rolling-shop-in-lipetsk.html

Bombay HC stays Nusli Wadia defamation plea hearing ... tweet
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 20:55:07 GMT
The Bombay HC on Monday stayed till March 27 the proceedings before a magistrate court in a 2016 criminal defamation case filed by Nusli Wadia against Ratan Tata and some other directors of Tata
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-bombay-hc-stays-nusli-wadia-defamation-plea-hearing-against-ratan-tata-others-2730644

Odisha HC directs Nalco to allow Vedanta's bid on surplus ... tweet
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
In a writ petition filed in the Odisha High Court earlier this month, Vedanta sought judicial intervention to be eligible to bid for purchasing alumina from the state-run Nalco.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/odisha-hc-directs-nalco-to-allow-vedantas-bid-on-surplus-alumina/articleshow/68598235.cms

US court rejects traders bid to end Section 232 tariffs tweet
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
The US Court of International Trade ruled against the American Institute for International Steels challenge to the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, finding the measure does not violate the US constitution under current law, according to a decision posted Monday. Relying on precedent established in a 1970s Section 232 oil case,
http://eurometal.net/us-court-rejects-traders-bid-to-end-section-232-tariffs/

GreenGold secures ReCYN technology contract at Martabe ... tweet
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Technology company GreenGold has won a contract to design and install its ReCyn technology at PT Agincourt Resources Martabe gold project in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia.
https://www.australianmining.com.au/news/greengold-secures-recyn-technology-contract-at-martabe-gold-mine/

Race for Essar Steel: NCLAT gives conditional nod to ... tweet
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
The National company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) Monday gave a conditional approval to Rs 42,000 crore resolution plan of ArcelorMittal for debt-ridden Essar Steel saying it will be subject to its final order in the appeal filed by the promoters. A two-member bench headed by Justice S J Mukhopadhaya said there is no stay on the Resolution Professional of Essar Steel to disburse the funds among financial and operational creditors of the
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/race-for-essar-steel-nclat-gives-conditional-nod-to-arcelormittals-rs-42k-cr-plan/videoshow/68467075.cms

Pan African Minerals Claim on Manganese Mine Dismissed ... tweet
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Pan African Minerals Claim on Manganese Mine Dismissed by Court Pan African Minerals, a private unit of Timis Mining, had its US$2.2-billion claim thrown out of a Burkina Faso court...
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/battery-metals-investing/manganese-investing/pan-african-minerals-claim-manganese-mine-dismissed-court/

Pan African Minerals Claim Over Manganese Mine Dismissed ... tweet
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Pan African Minerals Claim Over Manganese Mine Dismissed by Court Pan African Minerals, a private unit of Timis Mining, had its US$2.2-billion claim thrown out of a Burkina Faso court...
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/battery-metals-investing/manganese-investing/pan-african-minerals-claim-manganese-mine-dismissed-court/

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