Talk is cheap, tariffs expensive. In the current gamesmanship over trade, the aluminium market is going to penalty kicks and anything could happen. Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group examines what the macro impact of the trade war would be for the aluminium industry. He will discuss potential scenarios as trade barriers and how they will impact the markets. As declarations of tariffs and retaliatory measures affect prices of futures and premiums in cash markets, adding volatility amid the potential for disruptions to large swath of the supply chain, Richard Stevens, CME Group Metals Research, will discuss how firms can manage risk. Agenda: how are futures contracts for aluminium being used by the industry, an overview of volumes of premium contracts and what issues are being responded to by the creation of premium futures contracts.
Consumer technology often gets the most press, but some of the most significant technology advances in recent years have come in the business technology realm. The metals industry is no different and this year’s Metals Industry Technology Survey with American Metal Market and Crowe highlights this trend. Join this webinar to learn: how metals executives view technology in the context of their business strategy, how your company approach to technology compares with your peers and insights about futures technology disruptions that may be coming to the metals industry. Register today for this live presentation.
With growing complexity and regular volatility in the metals market, manufacturers are dealing with new challenges in planning orders, materials, and equipment. Organizations need new ways to remain agile while improving overall OTIF delivery rates and profitability. How will you adapt in 2018 to tackle complexity head on?
Join us for this special webinar in partnership with Quintiq where we’ll discuss: The factors making it harder for metals producers to forecast, plan, and manufacture their products, why investing in a supply chain that full integrates planning with execution is key to maintaining competitive advantage, how metals manufacturers are utilizing leading-edge technology to improve throughput and reduce costs.
This webinar will examine the results from the 2017 AMM and Crowe Horwath Information Technology in the Metals Industry survey. Topics expected to be covered during this webinar include: Where metals companies use IoT today and what challenges they face, How metals companies compare to the broader manufacturing industry in IoT adoption terms, Risks to consider when adopting an IoT strategy or starting a project.
This webinar will be moderated by Metal Bulletin product director Spencer Wicks, and feature Crowe Horwath’s senior manager Tony Barnes, and manager, Ken Major.
The global metals and mining industries are at a turning point as they consider how to survive and
compete amid slow-growing demand, oversupply and intensified competition for inter-material
substitution. Metal and mining businesses see digitization as a way to both protect against global threats
and achieve sustainable growth. Leading companies are already moving in this direction by embracing
new technologies and re-evaluating their processes, assets, eco-systems and customer relationships.
Metinvest is currently in the process of a company-wide digital transformation to optimize and fully
integrate its end-to-end businesses using technological innovations to enable a profitable business
model that is completely aligned with shifting customer needs and expectations.
In this webinar, cio Sergiy Detyuk will discuss the Metinvest vision for digital transformation and go
into detail about their results and efforts in the following areas:
How to optimize production, logistics and supply across mining, enrichment, steel production
How to optimize asset management
Putting the customer at the center of the business
As Metals Industry Executives look for new and unique ways to grow their business, many are trying to better understand how they can use data to provide better enterprise intelligence
This webinar will examine the results from the 2017 AMM and Crowe Horwath information technology in the metals industry survey. Topics expected to be covered during this webinar include:
Where do metals companies use data analytics today and what challenges are they facing
What technology is available to metals companies today to better address data analysis
How do metals companies compare to the broader manufacturing industry when it comes to data analysis and what may be next .
Register today for this on-demand webinar to uncover key data points and learn:
What are the workforce demographic trends including retirement rates in this industry, what is the business and new projects outlook and ability to hire/train talented young people, how experience and competency affects plant operations and safety, how to achieve workforce competency: identify needs, consider technology and services, define a plan and execute by starting with a workforce competency pyramid, can technology improve safety and learning process?, and hear case studies about Codelco, Rio Tinto, BG Group.