THE METALLURGICAL WORLD AT YOU FINGERTIPS.
Find here all you need to make your job easier.
Will demand for metals increase with electric vehicle uptake?
As electric vehicles have grown in popularity, increasing attention has been placed on raw materials such as lithium, cobalt and nickel for batteries, but the story extends further. Fully electric vehicles will require four times as much copper as internal... Read more
Iron Ore › Iron ore prices: a story of ups and downs
On Tuesday’s session, iron ore spot markets finished mixed. Lower grades of 58% fines added 0.1% to $36.69 a tonne, greatly outperforming higher grades. The latter, particularly ore with 65% Fe content, fell by 1.5% to $83.60 a tonne. The... Read more
On Thursday, the iron ore price continued to drift lower, but held above the psychologically important $60 a tonne level after top producer Vale saidit will ramp up output sharply over the next two years. The Steel Index benchmark price... Read more
Export prices for Brazilian-origin merchant pig iron remained steady during the week ended Friday amid no new activity reported, sources said.S&P Global Platts assessed its weekly export price for Brazilian pig iron at $365/mt, based on a range of $360-$370/mt... Read more
Foundry › DUCTILE IRON DATA FOR DESIGN ENGINEERS
The Casting Advantage The casting process has been used for over 5000 years to produce both objects of art and utilitarian items essential for the varied activities of civilization. Why have castings played such a significant role in man's diverse... Read more
The domestic aluminum industry is growing – creating American jobs and committing or investing more than $2 billion since 2013 to expand U.S. manufacturing. But subsidized production in China, which is leading to unfair and illegal trade practices, threatens the... Read more