Steel market contraction slows

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

Refractory producers look to easing of market conditions in H2 2009


Data recently released by the World Steel Association (WSA) points to tentative signs that perhaps the steel industry’s stellar dip in fortunes is starting to shallow. This news will be most welcomed by refractory mineral suppliers to the refractories industry, where steelmaking is its largest market.


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