Stainless' nickel burden is not an easy fix

Nov 14, 2005 | 09:25 AM | David Brooks

It will take many years for the austenitic stainless steel market to recover the market share lost as a result of high nickel prices during the past two years, according to Heinz Pariser, founder of Heinz H. Pariser Alloy Metals & Steel Market Research, Xanten, Germany.

"Austenitic grades of stainless steel have reacted very badly (to high nickel prices)," Pariser told delegates at the 21st International Ferroalloys Conference held by AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin this week in Monte Carlo, Monaco.....

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