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Table of Contents

Mar 06, 2020 | 08:00 AM |

MARCH 2020 ISSUE: Annual summary review of key insights from leaders interviewed for our cover profiles over the past 12 months; Trends in global tube & pipe markets and projects; Global overview of oilfield minerals developments; Fluorspar’s value chain rebalances; China’s logistics challenges as novel coronavirus spreads; Indian ferro-chrome industry trends; International new plant orders; Spotlight on deriving benefits from data analytics; Regular news review, innovation and end user pages; Steel, base metal and steelmaking raw materials analysis from Fastmarkets research


Page 18
Cover story
Wide-ranging insights on leadership along the supply chain from a year of cover profile interviews in Metal Market Magazine

Tube and pipe

Page 26
Global tube and pipe trends
International, regional and local factors are impacting global tube & pipe markets

Page 32
Challenging times for US energy pipe
Reviewing the impact of global economic uncertainties and structural changes in the industry

Page 36
New projects aplenty
A selection of recent new plant projects contributing to production in the tube & pipe sector

Industrial minerals

Page 38
Global overview of oilfield minerals
Market trends for oilfield minerals like frac sand and barite

Page 41
Fluorspar’s value chain could rebalance
Fluorspar’s sluggish global value chain could be boosted by the impacts of coronavirus in China

Page 45
Chinese logistics challenges
Delays to the export of minerals from China are inevitable


Page 46
Indian ferro-chrome trends
India’s ferro-chrome industry faces a range of opportunities and challenges


Page 49
Technology spotlight: Data analytics
Progress in technology turning data collection and analysis into profitable action

Page 52
New plant orders
A list of recently placed international new plant orders

News and analysis

Page 8
Non-ferrous news review
A summary of recent key developments in the international non-ferrous industries

Page 10
Steel news review
A round-up of important recent developments in the global iron and steel sectors

Page 14
Base metals and steel analysis
Fastmarkets MB research analysts study the drivers of the base metals, steel and steel raw materials markets


Page 7
More on leadership

Page 57
New developments in steel and metals technology, processes and products

Page 58
Advances and market developments in applications

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