• Table of Contents May 17, 2022

    Cover profile interview with Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman, including the company’s growth in battery metals; Market overview of trends in nickel; Great potential for zinc and lead resources and applications in India; The whole life-cycle strategy for batteries made by Britishvolt; Updates on multiple market drivers and outlooks for andalusite, soda ash, silicon carbide and magnesia; Impacts of raw material prices on linepipe projects; Supply chain software solutions; Partial recovery for the aerospace sector

  • Linepipe pricing at the mercy of material costs May 17, 2022

    Linepipe pricing and demand is being impacted by surging raw material costs while the nascent market for carbon capture and storage and hydrogen is beginning to grow, reports Una Yin.

  • Where next for nickel? May 17, 2022

    In a year that has witnessed an exceptionally volatile nickel market, Myra Pinkham collects expert metal analysts’ views on the causes and their opinions on the outlook for the vital base metal now

  • Table of Contents Apr 12, 2022

    Cover profile interview with Jeremy Flack about steel and metals distribution, price risk management and being an entrepreneur; China’s tightening grip on iron ore supplies; India’s expansion in steel and iron ore; New plant orders for the latest technology; Copper market trends and developments; Argentina encourages new lithium mining projects; Opportunities for commodity traders in lithium; Graphite prices rise; Artificial intelligence and machine learning extend their reach; Automotive and EV trends.

  • Global copper market drivers push and pull Apr 12, 2022

    Multiple drivers are pushing and pulling copper supply and demand. Myra Pinkham reviews their impact and gathers expert opinion on what may happen next.

  • China aims to tighten its grip on iron ore supplies Apr 12, 2022

    Since iron ore supplies and prices are of fundamental importance to China’s enormous integrated steelmaking capacity, the country’s government takes a close interest in them. Norman Fong reviews recent initiatives taken by China’s authorities to boost domestic production, influence trade and limit price surges in the vital raw material.

  • Table of Contents Mar 10, 2022

    Exclusive cover profile interview with Tiberius CEO Christoph Eibl on his multi-faceted career in metals and the group’s green mission; US downstream aluminium supply-chain trends and green aluminium; India’s policies to advance renewable energy capacity and domestic supplies of raw materials for battery production; In-depth interview with ERG CEO Benedikt Sobotka on developing international supply chains for energy transition; Market trends for chromite, antimony, fluorspar and rare earths; Encouraging can recycling as production grows

  • Building supply chains for energy transition Mar 10, 2022

    As the CEO of an international mining business with assets producing multiple metals of value to global energy transition, Eurasian Resources Group’s Benedikt Sobotka shares wide-ranging views with Andrea Hotter on the evolution of the supply chains needed to meet demand.

  • Green aluminium advances in the United States Mar 10, 2022

    Growing consumer demand for green aluminium is often highlighted and primary aluminium producers have introduced branded metal and alloys to serve it, but the extruders and rolling mills converting both primary and secondary aluminium into the forms needed for fabrication into finished products are also a vital link in the supply chain. Myra Pinkham reviews US sustainability trends in the sector.

  • Table of Contents Feb 09, 2022

    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.