Africa sees increase in steel output while EU plummets
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
Crude steel production is an important end-market for refractory minerals such as alumina, andalusite, bauxite, graphite, magnesia and zircon.
World crude steel production saw an increase of 0.6% from
February 2013 to the same time this year from 124,278 tonnes to
124,990 tonnes respectively.In the last 12 months, Africa saw
the largest increase in production of 7.7% from 1.1m tonnes to
1.2m tonnes. Out of the 65 countries that...