• Choose Language
  • News archive 2011

    Press releases from 2011.

    Tata Steel retains Silver status with Caterpillar

    19 Dec 2011

    Tata Steel has for the second consecutive year achieved Silver certification for trackshoe supply within Caterpillar’s prestigious Supplier Quality Excellence Programme (SQEP).

    Find out more
    Tata Steel breaks new ground with 24 Tata Kids of Steel triathlon events in 2012

    15 Dec 2011 | Corporate News

    Confirming its commitment to grassroots sport, Tata Steel has broken its own record for the number of Tata Kids of Steel triathlon events scheduled to take place during the year of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel mothballs Llanwern hot strip mill again

    2 Dec 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is temporarily to mothball the hot strip mill at its Llanwern site in Newport, South Wales, with immediate effect.

    Find out more
    Mr Cyrus P Mistry appointed Deputy Chairman of Tata Sons

    23 Nov 2011 | Corporate News

    The Board of Directors of Tata Sons at its meeting today appointed Mr Cyrus P Mistry as Deputy Chairman. He will work with Mr Ratan N Tata over the next year and take over from him when Mr. Tata retires in December 2012. This is as per the unanimous recommendation of the Selection Committee.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel invests £2.4m to capture and recycle energy from CAPL line

    22 Nov 2011 | Corporate News

    A new investment at the Port Talbot steelworks is set to improve the competitiveness of the site, generate over 1MW of energy, and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 6,000 tonnes per year.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel Group Financial Results H1 FY'12

    10 Nov 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel reports Consolidated Financial Results for the first half and second quarter ending September 30, 2011

    Find out more
    Tata Steel to close Construction Products business in South Wales

    4 Nov 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel intends to cease operations at its loss-making Construction Products business, an operation focused on roll-formed products and assemblies, based at the Llanwern site in Newport. The business currently employs some 70 people.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel to begin commissioning Stocksbridge furnaces

    27 Oct 2011 | Corporate News

    Trials are due to begin on new equipment at Tata Steel’s Stocksbridge steelworks in South Yorkshire, UK following a £6.5 million investment programme to increase production of aerospace steels.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel makes further £4.5-million investment in South Yorkshire operations

    20 Oct 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is investing a further £4.5-million in its South Yorkshire operations to improve plant reliability and energy efficiency, reduce CO2 emissions and boost production of high-value steel products. The amount of energy saved – 19,000 mega watt hours (MWh) – would power 4,000 homes.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel gears up for growing wind turbine jacket demand

    10 Oct 2011

    Tata Steel is investing £2 million in its Hartlepool tube works and has forged a supply deal with German steel tube producer Eisenbau Krämer (EBK) to increase its product and service offering to the offshore renewable energy sector.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel and Dutch government sign Green Deal

    3 Oct 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel signed a new ‘Green Deal’ with the Government in the Netherlands today. The agreement commits Tata Steel’s IJmuiden plant to further improvements in its sustainability performance on top of the steps already taken in this direction.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel unveils upgraded rail manufacturing plant in France

    29 Sep 2011

    Tata Steel will today officially open its upgraded rail production facility in north-east France after a €35 million investment.

    Find out more
    Sustainable Building Envelope Centre Open Day proves to be a great success

    28 Sep 2011

    The trade and industry open day held on the 27th September 2011 gave the opportunity for leading construction professionals to view the technologies currently under development and listen to the latest thinking in the design and construction of low to zero carbon buildings.

    Find out more
    Major order for new high-speed French rail track

    15 Sep 2011

    Tata Steel has secured a major order to supply railway lines for a new high-speed track between the French cities of Bordeaux and Tours. Tata Steel will supply 84,000 tonnes of high quality rail for the new South-Europe-Atlantique line – a 302km (188 miles) long line which will be one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects launched in the last decade.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel acts to realise world-class potential of IJmuiden

    14 Sep 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel has today announced a major five-year improvement programme for its IJmuiden steelworks in the Netherlands that is designed to sustain the plant’s potential to be a world-class steelmaker.

    Find out more
    New sheet leveller completes £2m investment in advanced processing at Dudley site

    13 Sep 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is completing an investment programme to upgrade the hot rolled strip processing capabilities at the company’s Dudley plant in the West Midlands by installing a £500,000 state-of-the-art leveller.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel and Caterpillar collaboration brings supply chain gains

    12 Sep 2011

    Tata Steel is delighted to announce that, together with one of its principal clients, Caterpillar Steel Products, it has been shortlisted for Caterpillar Inc’s AQI award for the Trackshoe Longbar supply chain project.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel to set up new automotive tubes facility at Zwijndrecht

    23 Aug 2011

    Tata Steel is to set up a new steel tubes manufacturing and processing facility at its Zwijndrecht plant in the Netherlands to serve the automotive sector.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel registers Rs5,347 crores (US$1.2 billion) Profit After Tax in Q1

    12 Aug 2011

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Consolidated Financial Results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel provides steel plate for innovative wave energy device

    9 Aug 2011

    Tata Steel has supplied an order for offshore grade steel manufactured in Scunthorpe and Motherwell to a pioneering wave energy device.

    Find out more
    Golden double for British triathletes Helen Jenkins and Alistair Brownlee

    8 Aug 2011 | Corporate News

    Great Britain celebrated double gold medals when Helen Jenkins and Alistair Brownlee stormed to victory over the weekend in the women’s and men’s elite races at the Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon World Championship presented by Tata Steel. Alistair’s younger brother Jonathan also made the podium, taking bronze.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel creates bespoke steel Pavilion for Hyde Park triathlon

    4 Aug 2011

    As part of Tata Steel’s long-term support for the British Triathlon Federation (BTF), a design team from the company has been working alongside race organisers and competition managers to develop a pioneering spectator sports venue – the Tata Steel Pavilion – for this year’s Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship presented by Tata Steel in Hyde Park, London.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel announces £7 million investment in Hartlepool to enhance productivity

    4 Aug 2011

    Tata Steel is to improve productivity and customer service at its Hartlepool site in the UK by investing £7 million in enhanced welding and material handling capability.

    Find out more
    Royal Academy of Engineering and Tata Steel establish new Chair at Warwick University

    25 Jul 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel and the Royal Academy of Engineering are jointly funding a new Chair for research into Low Carbon Materials Technology at WMG at the University of Warwick.

    Find out more
    12,000 children take part in Tata Kids of Steel triathlons

    21 Jul 2011 | Corporate News

    The Tata Kids of Steel children’s triathlon series has enabled almost 12,000 children to experience triathlon in the UK this year. The series, organised by British Triathlon in partnership with Tata Steel, visited 18 locations across the UK between May and July.

    Find out more
    Teesside Cast Products Arbitration Settlement

    22 Jun 2011 | Corporate News

    On January 11, 2011 Tata Steel Limited disclosed that one of its subsidiaries, Tata Steel UK Limited, had on January 5, 2011 received a partial final award in its favour in an ongoing arbitration between Tata Steel UK Limited and certain offtakers of the Teesside Cast Products business (TCP).

    Find out more
    Tata Steel – at the forefront of low carbon steelmaking

    13 Jun 2011 | Corporate News

    New technology and process innovations are putting Tata Steel at the forefront of low CO2 steelmaking.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel and Dyesol produce world’s largest dye sensitised photovoltaic module

    10 Jun 2011

    An important breakthrough has been achieved at Tata Steel’s Shotton site in North Wales, where a development partnership between Tata Steel and Dyesol has produced the world’s largest dye sensitised photovoltaic module.

    Find out more
    Kids of Steel reaches halfway mark

    8 Jun 2011 | Corporate News

    The Tata Kids of Steel season has reached the midpoint with nine out of 18 events completed, involving 6,000 children from 200 schools around the UK.

    Find out more
    New national innovation centre in Teesside orders equipment worth £2.5m

    6 Jun 2011 | Corporate News

    The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and Tata Steel have begun work to establish the national research facility after signing a Memorandum of Understanding last October.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel – playing a key part in a lower carbon, more sustainable world.

    6 Jun 2011 | Corporate News

    June is Tata Environment Month, an initiative launched last year to mark the annual World Environment Day on June 5.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel records US$2bn Profit After Tax for the year 2010-11

    25 May 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Audited Consolidated Financial Results for the full year ending March 31, 2011.

    Find out more
    Tata and The Times newspaper

    21 May 2011 | Corporate News

    The Times newspaper in London today reports an interview with Mr Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Sons...

    Find out more
    Tata Steel announces turnaround strategy for Long Products business in Europe

    20 May 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel has today proposed a restructuring of its Long Products business to target high-value markets and introduce greater flexibility into its costs and operations.

    Find out more
    Largest ever field at 2011 Tata Steel British Paratriathlon Championships

    10 May 2011 | Corporate News

    World Champions Faye McClelland, Iain Dawson, Jane Egan and Charlotte Ellis headline the 2011 Tata Steel British Paratriathlon Championships set to take place on Saturday 14 May at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel invests £1.2 million in high-grade steel production at Scunthorpe Rod Mill

    6 May 2011

    Tata Steel is investing £1.2 million in two new high-tech machines at its wire rod rolling mill in Scunthorpe to increase quality and efficiency, and to boost production of the most technically demanding steels.

    Find out more
    500 Ealing youngsters take part in Tata Kids of Steel

    6 May 2011 | Corporate News

    Hundreds of local school children flocked to Gurnell Leisure Centre this week as they took part in Tata Kids of Steel – a free and fully equipped mini-triathlon event, aimed to give the youngsters a hands-on experience of one of the UK’s fastest growing sports.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel reinforces commitment to the Lifting & Excavating industry with £8m investment

    5 May 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel has announced it will invest £8 million in its specialist steels Clydebridge plant in Cambuslang, Glasgow, increasing the plant’s capacity to produce the premium quality high-strength steel plate, by up to 50%.

    Find out more
    Tri-hard kids "steel" the limelight

    5 May 2011 | Corporate News

    900 Newham youngsters take part in mini-triathlon event.

    Find out more
    Kids ditch tradition in favour of keeping "digitally fit"

    4 May 2011 | Corporate News

    Research released today to launch the Tata Kids of Steel triathlon series has revealed a generation of children who risk turning their backs on physical activity in favour of keeping ‘digitally fit’ by watching TV, playing video games and chatting on social networks.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel at OTC Houston 2011

    3 May 2011

    Tata Steel in Europe have been selected to present a technical paper at the prestigious Offshore Technology Conference in Houston this week.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel invests again in high-grade steels in Scotland

    27 Apr 2011

    Tata Steel has today announced it will invest £8 million at its Clydebridge plant in Cambuslang, Glasgow, to increase its capability to produce high-strength steel plate.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel invests in energy-efficient cooling at Port Talbot steelworks

    26 Apr 2011 | Corporate News

    A £53 million investment at Tata Steel’s Port Talbot works will reduce its external power requirements by about 15% and contribute towards making the site self-sufficient in energy.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel and Rio Tinto sign agreement on HIsarna™

    20 Apr 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel and Rio Tinto have signed a licensing agreement to further support technological and commercial development of the environmentally friendly direct iron smelting process called HIsarna ™.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel and LCRI invest in research to generate energy from buildings

    31 Mar 2011

    Tata Steel has today unveiled a new centre which will develop and demonstrate ultimate low-carbon, low-energy sustainable construction technologies. The Sustainable Building Envelope Centre (SBEC) will also highlight the commitment by Tata Steel to designing innovative solutions to the energy challenges facing UK industry.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel and Dyesol move to next phase in photovoltaics project

    29 Mar 2011

    Tata Steel and Dyesol have decided to expand their joint photovoltaics development project based at the PV Accelerator Centre at the Tata Steel site at Shotton in North Wales.

    Find out more
    Completion of the sale of Teesside Cast Products

    24 Mar 2011 | Corporate News

    The sale of Teesside Cast Products (TCP) to Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK Ltd and Redcar Bulk Terminal Ltd was completed today.

    Find out more
    Tata soars into the top 50 most valuable global brands

    24 Mar 2011 | Corporate News

    The Tata brand has been ranked as the first Indian brand to be in the top 50 club of global brands as per Brand Finance's Global 500 2011 report.

    Find out more
    Karl-Ulrich Köhler reacts to the UK Budget

    23 Mar 2011 | Corporate News

    Karl-Ulrich Köhler, MD & CEO of Tata Steel’s European operations, has reacted to the second Coalition Budget presented today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel launches the maiden offer of Perpetual Hybrid Securities by an Indian Corporate

    18 Mar 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel Limited (the “Company”) has successfully completed India’s first ever offering of Corporate Hybrid Securities with an issuance of Rs. 1,500 Crores (US$ 332 million).

    Find out more
    Tata Steel sponsors skills event at major manufacturing festival

    14 Mar 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is this week sponsoring a skills event as part of a major manufacturing and engineering festival, the Global Manufacturing Festival: Sheffield.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel invests in service to auto sector with new slitting line in Germany

    7 Mar 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is to install a new slitting line at Service Center Gelsenkirchen GmbH in Germany.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel highlights building sustainability issues in Ecobuild debates

    3 Mar 2011

    As part of its sponsorship of Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, at London’s ExCeL centre (March 1-3 2011), Tata Steel participated in two debates about building sustainability.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel sites host national roadshow by Macmillan Cancer

    2 Mar 2011 | Corporate News

    Macmillan is pleased to announce that Tata Steel is lending its support to people affected by cancer across the UK by arranging for Macmillan Cancer Support to visit some of the main Tata Steel manufacturing sites across the UK in 2011.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel raises prices for Scunthorpe wire rod

    28 Feb 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is increasing transaction prices for April deliveries in the UK of wire rod produced at its Scunthorpe Rod Mill by a minimum of £125, with some grades increasing by as much as £150 per tonne.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel raises forging and speciality product prices following demand improvement

    25 Feb 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is raising prices of its forging steels, engineering bar and aerospace products.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel signs definitive agreement with SSI for sale of TCP

    24 Feb 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel UK Limited (Tata Steel) has today signed a definitive sale agreement to sell certain assets of Teesside Cast Products (TCP) to Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK Limited (SSI), a subsidiary of Thailand’s largest steel producer, in a deal valuing the business at $469 million.

    Find out more
    Henrik Adam to be new commercial head at Tata Steel in Europe

    21 Feb 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is pleased to confirm that Dr Henrik Adam will be joining its European operations as Chief Commercial Officer from May 1, 2011.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel’s Profit after tax doubles for the quarter

    15 Feb 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel Limited today declared Consolidated Financial Results for the nine months and three months ending December 31, 2010.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel reaffirms its commitment to triathlon in 2011

    7 Feb 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel presents the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship London 2011 and extends the Tata Kids of Steel Children’s Triathlon Series.

    Find out more
    Strengthening demand leads Tata Steel to raise heavy plate prices

    1 Feb 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel is to raise transaction prices for reversing mill plate by £90 per tonne effective on all orders placed from February 1 2011.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel raises UK sections prices in reaction to input cost squeeze

    28 Jan 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel will raise transaction prices for structural sections in the UK by £95 per tonne effective on all deliveries from Sunday 6 March 2011.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel sponsors the UK Green Building Council Village at Ecobuild 1-3 March 2011, Excel, London, Stand N731

    14 Jan 2011

    Tata Steel is a major sponsor at Ecobuild, the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel Speciality corrects January scrap surcharge

    12 Jan 2011 | Corporate News

    An error has been identified in the data that was used to calculate the January 2011 scrap surcharge.

    Find out more
    Tata Steel Ltd - Quarterly Performance and Teesside Arbitration Update

    11 Jan 2011 | Corporate News

    Tata Steel Limited performance for the third (December) quarter of FY’11.

    Find out more