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Joint statement from Tata Steel, trade unions and works council

21 Nov 2014 | Corporate News

Today, Tata Steel Chairman, Cyrus Mistry, and Tata Steel’s European Chief Executive, Karl Koehler, met with members of the UK National Trade Union Steel Co-ordinating Committee which is made up of Community, Unite and GMB, together with the Chair of Tata Steel’s European Works Council.

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Tata Steel reports Consolidated Financial Results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014

12 Nov 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel Group today declared its Consolidated Financial Results for the first half and second quarter ended September 30, 2014. Performance remained stable as Group Turnover and EBITDA came in at Rs. 35,777 crores and Rs. 3,750 crores respectively. Net profit for the quarter was Rs. 1,254 crores.

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Tata Steel upgrades Hot Strip Mill in Port Talbot

7 Nov 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel has completed a major upgrade of the Hot Strip Mill at its Port Talbot steelworks in South Wales enabling it to further improve the quality of its steel products used in a wide range of markets, including automotive, engineering, construction and domestic appliances.

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Three new Tata Steel car body products to help make more stylish cars at lower production costs

6 Nov 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel has unveiled three new products for car manufacturers to help make their vehicles more stylish while also reducing production costs

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Tata Steel's breakthrough XPF range opens up new potential for lighter vehicles

3 Nov 2014 | Corporate News

The new suite of hot rolled sheet steel products – XPF steels (eXtra Processing Formability) – are to become commercially available in early 2015. They were developed by Tata Steel’s research and development teams at the company’s IJmuiden plant in the Netherlands, where the products will also be manufactured.

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Tata Steel delivers on UK’s longest new domestic railway for more than a century

31 Oct 2014 | Trade News

Tata Steel has begun delivery of rail which will carry thousands of passengers every day on the longest completely new rail line to be built in the UK in more than 100 years.

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World Champion Magnus Carlsen to contest Tata Steel Chess Tournament

27 Oct 2014 | Corporate News

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will be among the star line-up of chess grandmasters to compete in the next Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee in the Netherlands from 9-25 January 2015.

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Tata Steel gives customers smarter access to products and services range online

21 Oct 2014 | Trade News

Tata Steel has launched a refreshed website incorporating an online products and services finder designed to help customers find everything they need, when they need it.

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Heavy-gauge decoiler for high-strength steels operational at Maastricht

21 Oct 2014 | Trade News

Tata Steel at EuroBLECH (21st -25th of October): Hall 17, Stand G38

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Tata Steel executes refinancing agreements

16 Oct 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel has published a Press Release about the refinancing of the bank debt of Tata Steel UK Holdings Ltd

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Tata Steel’s European business signs Memorandum of Understanding regarding its Long Products Europe business

15 Oct 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel has today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Klesch Group to undertake detailed due diligence and negotiations for the potential sale of its Long Products Europe business and associated distribution activities.

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Tata Steel announces R&D link with University of Warwick

23 Sep 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel today (Tuesday 23 Sept) announced it will be creating a new R&D centre at the University of Warwick in the UK to better serve the needs of its current and future customers.

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Tata Steel opens new automotive finishing line

18 Sep 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel has opened a new finishing line at its IJmuiden steelworks in the Netherlands to strengthen the supply of high-value steels to the automotive sector and other markets.

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Tata Steel to highlight expanded product portfolio at EuroBLECH

11 Sep 2014 | Trade News

Tata Steel at EuroBLECH (21st to 25th October 2014): Hall 17, Stand G38

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Cyrus Mistry inaugurates India's first CAPL line at Jamshedpur

1 Sep 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel in India has published a Press Release about the inauguration by Cyrus Mistry of a joint-venture Continuous Annealing & Processing Line with Japan's NSSMC at Jamshedpur.

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Tata Steel reports Consolidated Financial Results for the quarter ending June 30, 2014

14 Aug 2014 | Corporate News

Operating performance improved across all geographies as Group EBITDA for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 rose to Rs. 4,325 crores from Rs. 3,755 crores the year before. Net profit for the quarter came in at Rs. 337 crores affected by exceptional charges of Rs.262 crores...

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Tata Steel signs contracts to supply pipes to Subsea 7

11 Aug 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel has signed a series of contracts with Subsea 7 – one of the world’s leading contractors in engineering, construction and subsea services to the offshore industry – to supply undersea pipes to four separate North Sea projects.

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Tata Steel ramps up Teesside Service Centre after further development

5 Aug 2014 | Corporate News

Teesside Service Centre, next to the company’s Teesside Beam Mill, is the only steel sections processing facility in the UK backed up by an adjacent production capability. Following installation of the last of the new processing equipment due on site, the new facility is looking to surpass its nominal 170,000 tonnes per year capacity in order to support increasing customer demand.

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Tata Steel launches new automotive steel grade combining crash protection with 15 per cent weight reduction

5 Aug 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel has developed an innovative new product for automotive manufacturers in response to market requirements for stronger and lighter steels.

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Thousands of children swam, ran and cycled nearly 6,500 miles in Tata – Kids of Steel® triathlon series

17 Jul 2014 | Corporate News

The series of nine mini triathlon events – organised by Tata Steel and the British Triathlon Federation – involved kids from 188 schools across Great Britain.

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Steel is the sustainable material for road bridges, says Dutch government report

7 Jul 2014 | Corporate News

Steel is more than twice as sustainable as other materials when used to construct bridges, according to an independent study carried out on behalf of the Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (a Dutch government organisation supporting entrepreneurship, with a focus on sustainability and innovation).

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Tata Steel is crowning glory of new Royal Navy aircraft carrier

4 Jul 2014 | Corporate News

Today’s naming ceremony of the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth marks a major milestone in Tata Steel’s 12-year involvement in the project.

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Tata Steel to restructure UK Strip Products business to improve competitiveness

1 Jul 2014 | Corporate News

The proposed changes would enable the UK Strip Products business to compete in Europe’s lower market demand era by reducing costs equivalent to the loss of about 400 jobs in Port Talbot.

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German automotive industry benefits from new slitter for advanced and ultra high-strength steels

27 Jun 2014 | Corporate News

The slitter and associated expansion at the steel producer’s Ruhr-based Steel Service Center in Gelsenkirchen, Germany was officially inaugurated today after an investment of €9.5 million

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The Proving Factory announces new sites and first components

25 Jun 2014 | Corporate News

The Proving Factory, in which Tata Steel is a partner, has issued a Press Release today.

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Tata Steel Group registers turnaround in profit in the financial year 2013-14

14 May 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel Group today declared its Consolidated Financial Results for the financial year and fourth quarter ended March 31, 2014.

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Nearly a thousand children took part in the Corby Tata - Kids of Steel® triathlon

12 May 2014 | Corporate News

Nearly 1,000 local children from 23 schools took part in the Tata - Kids of Steel® triathlon event at the International Pool in Corby. British Paratriathlete Jimmy Goddard encouraged local children to ‘tri-a triathlon’

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Heavy gauge decoiler at Maastricht to target high-strength steels market

6 May 2014 | Corporate News

The decoiler is to be installed at the Feijen heavy gauge decoiling business at Maastricht. It will be able to decoil and cut-to-length hot rolled coil up to 25mm thick, 2,600mm wide and in premium grades, including the Ympress® high-strength low-alloy range.

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Tata Steel unveils improved steel grade for the Oil & Gas market

5 May 2014 | Trade News

This improved bar product grade is manufactured at Speciality Steels’ production facilities in South Yorkshire, UK, which have been at the forefront of producing steel for the demanding oil and gas market for more than 60 years.

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Tata Steel extends sponsorship of British Triathlon

29 Apr 2014 | Corporate News

Thousands of children to take part in Tata – Kids of Steel® events across Great Britain

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Sale of Tata Steel International (Australasia) Ltd

8 Apr 2014 | Corporate News

A notice about the sale of Tata Steel International (Australasia) Ltd was sent to the Indian stock exchanges earlier today

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New test to compare gear steel machinability in action

7 Apr 2014 | Trade News

Tata Steel at wire 2014 fair (7th to 11th April 2014): Hall 12, Stand B41

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Next-generation coatings, and sensors that can operate in extreme conditions – all part of Tata Steel’s new research partnership

31 Mar 2014 | Corporate News

The research will include studying the viability of coating steel strip with graphene, a one atom thick carbon layer whose properties include anti-corrosion and a high degree of electrical conductivity.

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Breakthrough ironmaking technology to begin fourth trial

27 Mar 2014 | Corporate News

The trial is scheduled to start in mid-May and to last about six weeks...

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Tata Steel welcomes George Osborne to Port Talbot

25 Mar 2014 | Corporate News

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP visited the steel plant at Port Talbot in South Wales today...

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Tata Steel partnership helps create lighter, stronger and more efficient tractors of tomorrow

7 Mar 2014 | Trade News

Tata Steel, Europe’s second largest steel maker, has teamed up with JCB Landpower to create the company’s most productive tractor yet.

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Tata Steel increases customer operational efficiency with comprehensive wire rod and bar service offering

5 Mar 2014 | Trade News

Tata Steel, Europe’s second largest steel producer, will use this year’s wire fair in Dusseldorf, Germany, to explain and demonstrate how its distinctive service offering for its wire rod and bar portfolio helps customers to improve operational efficiency.

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Cogent Power takes action to restore competitiveness at Orb

4 Mar 2014 | Corporate News

Cogent Power (a subsidiary of Tata Steel) has today announced an improvement programme focused on securing a more sustainable and competitive performance at its Orb Electrical Steelworks in Newport, South Wales.

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Tata Steel employees celebrate 175th anniversary of birth of group’s founder

3 Mar 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel employees are today joining forces with colleagues across the globe to raise money for critical cancer charities by wearing blue on Monday, 3 March.

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Tata Steel apprentice goes global to promote engineering for women

28 Feb 2014 | Corporate News

One of the UK’s top apprentices will be helping to launch the opening of nominations for the next prestigious Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize). Abigaile Gibson, recently voted Apprentice of the Year by Tata Steel, will feature in one of a series of online videos designed to encourage women to enter the exciting world of engineering.

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Tata Steel strengthens UK research with RGF investment

24 Feb 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel is to boost its research and development programme in the UK following an £8m Regional Growth Fund investment from the UK Government.

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Tata Steel’s Kalzip plays a key part in impressive Olympic architecture at Sochi

21 Feb 2014 | Trade News

A key feature of the Winter Olympic Games at Sochi in Russia has been the brand new sporting stadiums covering 150,000m2 that have housed many of the main events. Tata Steel subsidiary Kalzip, the leading manufacturer of tailored metal building envelopes, was involved in the complex designs of two of the six arenas built at the Olympic Park

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Tata Steel Group declares financial results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2013

11 Feb 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel Group today declared its Consolidated Financial Results for the nine months and third quarter ended December 31, 2013. The positive earnings momentum continued even in a seasonally weak period as the Group net profits for the third quarter came in at Rs.503 crores compared to the net loss of Rs.763 crores in the previous year while the net profit for the first nine months of this year was Rs.2,559 crores compared to the loss of Rs.529 crores in the first nine months of the previous year.

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Tata Steel calls on UK government to champion Foundation Industries

16 Jan 2014 | Corporate News

Karl Koehler, CEO of Tata Steel’s European operations, today called for urgent action to nurture Britain’s Foundation Industries with the appointment of a single minister to champion the sector in government and the creation of a level playing field on key issues such as energy policy.

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Tata Steel opens UK’s largest plate service centre

14 Jan 2014 | Corporate News

Tata Steel has today opened the UK’s largest profiling centre for steel plate in the West Midlands, increasing its plate processing capacity in the region by up to 50 per cent.

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Tata Steel announces track supply deal with French rail operator

8 Jan 2014 | Trade News

Tata Steel has won a two-year contract to supply more than 200,000 tonnes of track to French rail operator SNCF. The contract will see Tata Steel supply the majority of SNCF’s rail requirements in lengths of up to 108 metres from its plant in Hayange, Northern France.

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2013 Tata Kids of Steel swim, cycle and run from London to Rio*

11 Oct 2013 | Corporate News

The last of the 2013 Tata Kids of Steel™ triathlon series events took place in Newham on 30 September, marking the end of the 12 event series that has taken place across the UK since June.

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