American Metal Market - Issue Archives

  • November/December 2018

    During a life of exceptional business highs, and several lows, Freeport-McMoRan chief executive officer Richard Adkerson has dealt with multiple opportunities and threats. Andrea Hotter tells his extraordinary story.

  • October 2018

    Global head of metals at Marex Spectron, Simon van den Born has been swift to seize new opportunities throughout his career. He recalls key turning points and discusses strategy in today’s time of rapid change

  • September 2018

    Rio Tinto Aluminium CEO Alf Barrios leads a life in almost constant motion. He recounts a career to Andrea Hotter that has included work at CERN, the European Commission and a long and loyal period at BP before he took up his present role during interesting times for the aluminium industry

  • July/August 2018

    In a quest to make HarbisonWalker International its customers’ ‘first and only call,’ Carol Jackson has pulled out all the stops. “We are not your old refractory company,” she tells Jo Isenberg-O’Loughlin

  • June 2018

    Six years into his role as Steel Dynamics Inc’s chief executive officer, Mark Millett has built on a bloodline that links back to the birth of the mini-mill movement. As he engineers the company’s growth, his challenge is to preserve the very culture credited as being key to the success of the sector, he explained to Jo Isenberg-O’Loughlin

  • May 2018

    From his early youth, the path eventually leading Óscar Landerretche to his role as chairman of Codelco has been a long, winding and, at times, challenging one. He recounts that journey to Andrea Hotter and tells her about recent achievements and future prospects at Chile’s major copper producer

  • April 2018

    A rich vein of mining business runs through Gareth Penny’s career – first in diamonds and now in metals as chairman of Russian mining major Norilsk Nickel. A South African, he talks with Andrea Hotter about his years at De Beers, mining business strategy, and priorities at Norilsk

  • March 2018

    With his career origins founded in an initially loss-making family-owned structural tubing company based in Ontario, Canada, Barry Zekelman, executive chairman and CEO of Zekelman Industries, is now head of a multi-billion-dollar North American steel pipe and tube manufacturer. He discusses strategy, management and outlook with Bette Kovach

  • February 2018

    It has taken veteran metals executive Lourenco Goncalves three-and-a-half years to lift Cleveland-Cliffs out of the deep hole it was in. Lourenco Goncalves tells Jo Isenberg-O’Loughlin how he implemented a ‘back-to-basics’ strategy rooted in the rise of EAF-based steelmaking