• Table of contents Jan 13, 2021

    Interview with O’Neal Industries’ Holman Head; Outlook for base metals, aluminium, steel and EU rail in 2021; Q&A with Rusal CEO Evgenii Nikitin; Growing use of automotive aluminium extrusions; Industrial minerals - Chromite, magnesia and graphite flake markets; Debate around trade in Indian iron ore; Technologies for high-quality steel output as the shift towards EAF-based production continues; Additive manufacturing trends; Fastmarkets expert base metal, steel and steelmaking raw material market analysis, news reviews, innovations and end-user regulars

  • Extrusions' key roles in the automotive sector Jan 13, 2021

    The automotive industry’s transition from fossil-fueled to electric vehicle production poses challenges and opportunities for supply chains upstream.Hydro Extrusions interim executive vice president Erik Fossum and Hydro Extrusions vice president automotive in Europe Piotr Chmielewski discussed with Richard Barrett how those look to a major aluminium extrusion supplier to the sector

  • Severstal enhances client services and experience Jan 13, 2021

    Russia’s major steelmaker Severstal is extending its traditional B2B approach to bring B2C levels of service to its business. Maria Shalina, Severstal director of marketing and customer experience improvement, told Marina Shulga about key client-oriented services developed in 2020

  • Boom or bust for base metals in 2021? Jan 13, 2021

    While completion of the US presidential election provided one form of certainty for international base metal markets, the unpredictable nature of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to create volatility in base metal markets.As 2020 neared its end, Myra Pinkham asked experienced analysts to give their views on likely drivers for 2021

  • A challenging year for steel reviewed Nov 13, 2020

    It has been an extraordinary year for the US steel and scrap industries. Myra Pinkham reviews the impacts on the markets and gathers opinions on a more-than-usually uncertain outlook for next year

  • All things lithium Nov 13, 2020

    When Fastmarkets held its major digital conference about lithium supply & markets in late-October, its reporters captured highlights of the event. The supply chain from mining through to recycling, investments, market fundamentals, prices and price risk management were covered and here we bring together a summary of the key points

  • November December 2020 Issue: Nov 13, 2020

    Exclusive interview with Alba CEO Ali Al Baqali; Review of US steel and scrap market developments; Trends for Indian steel and metals; Lithium supply and technology for processing ore and recycling end-of-life batteries; Technology spotlight on digitalization at MMK; End-user spotlight on renewed vigour in packaging recycling; New plant orders and advances; Fastmarkets expert base metal, steel and steelmaking raw material market analysis, news reviews, innovations and end-user regulars

  • The digital world of Russia’s MMK Nov 13, 2020

    Steelmaker Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works’ (MMK’s) director for economics, Andrey Yeremin, discusses with Marina Shulga the digitalization strategy of one of the largest and oldest steelmaking companies in Russia

  • Opportunities and challenges at the LME Oct 09, 2020

    Alongside every other international business based in London, the Covid-19 pandemic has obliged the LME to reshuffle its priorities in 2020. CEO Matthew Chamberlain discussed the challenges and opportunities of a unique year with Richard Barrett When Metal Market Magazine

  • Table of Contents Oct 09, 2020

    Exclusive interview with Trafigura CEO Jeremy Weir; Wide-ranging interview with LME CEO Matthew Chamberlain; LME member company list; Fastmarkets expert base metal, steel and steelmaking raw material market analysis, news reviews, innovations and end-users; Industrial mineral market trends in titanium dioxide, mineral sands, rare earths and magnesia; Focus on international linepipe markets; Spotlights on electric vehicle developments and leveraging commercial advantage from data analytics