Download the June 2020 issue of MMM

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 08 June 2020

Welcome to the June 2020 issue of the Metal Market Magazine, where we analyze how oilfields minerals supply chains will change following Covid-19, and take a look at the restarting automotive industry.

The May 2020 issue – which you can still download  at this link – included extensive analysis on soda ash and its main end markets.

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

  • Oil price falls crush frac sand demand: The oil market slump is hitting the oilfield minerals industry hard and entire supply chains could be changing for good, writes William Clarke.
  • China awakes: While China’s ports have resumed normal operations and internal logistics are recovering, markets for refractories continue to display weakness, Jon Stibbs, Carrie Shi and Sybil Pan report.
  • Automotive end-user spotlight: Steel mills and service centers expect a slow restart to auto making following widespread closures during the Covid-19 pandemic, Gregory DL Morris comments.

And look out for the upcoming July/August issue, which will feature an update on chromite and the foundry sector.

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

Click on the image below to download your copy.

MMM Jun 2020 cover

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