Steel Production growing worldwide in 2013
Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Asia and Middle East driving markets; EU and US still struggling
World crude steel production increased by 2.7% in the first
nine months of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, with a
total production of 1.2bn tonnes.
steel production is the largest end-market for refractory
minerals such as
alumina, andalusite, bauxite,
graphite, magnesia and zircon.