28 June 2019
South Africa's Andalusite Resources has halted the production of the refractory raw material after the exacerbation of financial difficulties, Fastmarkets understands.
26 June 2019
Asian and North American crude steel output rose year on year, while European production fell in May.
20 June 2019
EU demand for passenger cars increased by 0.1% year on year in May, following eight consecutive month of decline, the European Automotive Manufacturers Association (ACEA) said this week.
17 June 2019
Refractory grade brown fused alumina (BFA) sellers report thin trading conditions on low demand, but concerns over availability are sending mixed messages to the market, sources said this week.
14 June 2019
Prices of refractory-grade bauxite have proved resilient of late despite the slowdown in demand in Europe and other major consumer markets.
11 June 2019
Higher prices in March and April led to a 16.5% fall in exports of finished steel products in May 2019.
06 June 2019
Fastmarkets IM has corrected the date of assessment of its calcined alumina monthly contract prices, which were published incorrectly on May 30 due to a reporter error.
05 June 2019
Earnings in January-March 2019 at the Norwegian aluminium producer were badly affected by the restrictions on production at its Alunorte refinery, and by lower prices and higher costs.
04 June 2019
Mutares has added wire and steel rope maker TrefilUnion to its earlier acquisition of Aperam's French stainless welded tubes division.