Download the March 2020 issue of MMM

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Welcome to the March 2020 issue of the Metal Market Magazine, which features extended and analytical content on energy trends and steel tube and pipe products.

The February 2020 issue – which you can still download  at this link – included an analysis on the decoupling between brown fused and white fused alumina; a feature on how the weakening refractories sector is affecting trade flows of Chinese bauxite; an update on China’s environmental push for clean air and its effect on mineral production; and an exclusive interview with LME chair Gay Huey Evans.

In this March issue, meanwhile, you will be pleased to find:

  • Oilfield minerals: An overview of global developments in oilfield minerals including frac sand, barite and bentonite, and the headwinds these are facing as a consequence of dwindling drilling activity.
  • Fluorspar: How the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China and the potential impact on supplies could contribute to a boost in fluorspar’s value chain.
  • Acidspar: A look at the latest trade statistics for acidspar and how China remains a net exporter of the mineral raw material.
  • Logistics: Delays in mineral exports from China following the extensive measures implemented to contain the coronavirus spread affected land and in-land transport in multiple ways.
  • Leaders’ insight: Annual summary review of key insights from leaders interviewed for our cover profiles over the past 12 months.

Also available to you is a downloadable PDF of the full magazine issue.

Click on the image below to download your copy.

MMM Mar 2020

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