• Table of Contents Jun 10, 2021

    JUNE 2021 issue: Cover profile interview with Tata Steel CEO and managing director T V Narendran on steelmaking strategy and company growth; Top steelmakers 2021 edition with regional reviews and outlooks; Turkish steelmakers find new markets; Volatile iron ore markets explained; Sustainability in steel and metal production; Spotlights on automotive markets, new technologically advanced steel plants and new plant orders; Renewed focus on rare earth demand and supply; China’s balance of acidspar imports and exports.

  • Looking for answers on carbon reduction Jun 10, 2021

    The steel and metals industries stress that their products are key to enabling solutions to address global environmental priorities. Myra Pinkham gathers international views on progress in ‘green’ transformation and asks what today’s environmental goals imply for industrial production and future demand

  • Top steelmakers 2021 edition Jun 10, 2021

    Alongside Fastmarkets’ annual global ranking of steelmakers by crude steel output in 2020, our correspondents around the world review developments in their regional steel sectors

  • Table of Contents May 12, 2021

    MAY 2021 issue: Cover profile interview with GEM chairman Kaihua Xu on building a major recycling business in China; Copper and nickel markets trends; Key approaches to sustainable ore processing; Extracting maximum value from India’s natural mineral wealth; Growing DR-grade iron ore pellet supply from Ukraine and Russia; Opportunities for a potential scrap super-cycle; Glencore expands in recycling; Sustainable metal packaging; Silicon carbide applications grow; The changing shape of soda ash supplies; Leveraging advantage from AI and machine learning.

  • Glencore grows in recycling May 12, 2021

    Glencore has well-established recycling activities and is extending its role as a key part of the circular economy, as Glencore Recycling’s global commercial lead, Kunal Sinha, explains to Andrea Hotter.

  • Will copper’s price rally last? May 12, 2021

    Copper prices have rocketed over the past year, but Myra Pinkham asks market analysts whether present drivers will continue to support them in the longer term

  • Tight supply forecast Apr 08, 2021

    Lithium supply is set to be tight in 2021, despite a ramp-up in output, reports William Adams.

  • Strength in scrap demand returns Apr 08, 2021

    The rapidly growing momentum in manufacturing in the United States has revealed pent-up demand for steel and non-ferrous metal scrap. Myra Pinkham surveys the US scene, including its multiple connections with international markets for secondary metals

  • Table of Contents Apr 08, 2021

    APRIL 2021 issue: Cover profile interview with Midrex Technologies president and CEO Stephen Montague; Strength in US steel and non-ferrous scrap demand; Scrap supply in India; Turbulent times for tin markets; Lead continues its key role in energy storage; Alf Barrios changes role at Rio Tinto; Lithium price dynamics; Graphite markets outlook; Gathering business intelligence from satellite images of Earth; Regular Fastmarkets research analysis, news review, innovation and end-user pages.

  • Table of Contents Mar 08, 2021

    MARCH 2021 issue: Exclusive interview with La Farga CEO Inka Guixà; Tube and pipe market developments and innovation; Copper demand and outlook; Zinc trends in India; US hot-dip galvanizing; Processing line projects and advances; Future US energy mix; Early signs of oilfield mineral market recovery; New plant orders; Regular Fastmarkets research analysis, news review, innovation and end-user pages