American MetalMarket

Magazine Issue: February 2022

Cover Story

Gianpietro Benedetti on green technology trends and mills of the future
Danieli Group chairman Gianpietro Benedetti has six decades of global experience in steel production and innovative technologies for the industry. He discussed trends in steelmaking, green steel production and some of the key technologies available to achieve them with Richard Barrett


From the Editor



  • Momentum maintained for US steel and scrap

    While the surge in markets for US steelmakers last year has begun to weaken a little, the substantial momentum it created looks set to carry demand and capacity growth forward through 2022, reports Myra Pinkham.


  • Can lithium carbonate’s premium over hydroxide persist this year?

    The price difference between lithium hydroxide, which is usually the more expensive material, and lithium carbonate reversed last year. Davide Ghilotti, Zihao Li and Susan Zou explain that change and consider what impact likely supply-demand fundamentals for the two materials may have this year.


  • Table of Contents

    In-depth profile interview with Gianpietro Benedetti on green steel and state-of-the-art technologies; US steel and scrap outlook; Chinese steel outlook for 2022; Green steel production for construction; India’s drive to modernize its metal recycling industry; Lithium market trends; Industrial Minerals focus on bauxite and alumina; Technology spotlight on DRI projects and reducing carbon emissions; End-user spotlight on oil & gas market developments; Regular Fastmarkets research expert analysis on base metals, steel and steel raw material markets.