Welcome to this first issue of Metal Market Magazine. Complementing Metal Bulletin Groups mission to provide leading pricing intelligence, it is a publication in which American Metal Market and Metal Bulletin staff, together with experienced international contributors, provide wide-ranging insights and analysis of the world of steel and metal production and trade.
From mining to end-users and back around the loop through recycling the magazine will cover trends, technologies, market developments and forecasts along the full length of the industries global supply chains.
In this issue, we:
Interview Lourenco Goncalves, Cleveland-Cliffs CEO, about his strategy and outlook for the business now.
Discuss global mining developments with Tom Butler, CEO of the International Council on Mining & Metals.
Collect thoughts on the growth of steelmaking in India from Steel Secretary Aruna Sharma.
Review US steel trade case progress and prospects for 2018.
Include major features on the outlook for global mining and steelmaking this year.
In our regular sections, Metal Bulletin Research analysts explain base metal, steelmaking raw material and steel market movements. We provide a digest of recent key news stories from Metal Bulletin and American Metal Market.
An update on Metal Bulletin Groups price reporting portfolio, and separate pages on selected innovations in production technologies, services and products for steel and metal consumers, add to the mix.
Several spotlight feature articles on markets, technologies and end-uses focus on iron ore, state-of-the-art testing equipment and automotive trends, respectively.
Look out for our next, March 2018, issue, which will include features on tube & pipe, enterprise software, alumina & bauxite and energy end-uses, plus an update list of recent new metallurgical plant orders, in addition to further news reviews and analysis.
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