28 April 2020
French metals and ore producer Eramet reported an 11% drop in revenues in the first three months of 2020 because of lower steel demand globally, with increased uncertainty about the future due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
23 April 2020
Paint makers are controlling their spending as they weigh the prospect of a major disruption to the sector because of the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. The coatings industry is the principal consumer of white titanium dioxide.
22 April 2020
Some metal-product cargoes can now be shipped out of Durban, almost one month after the biggest terminal in sub-Saharan Africa stopped handling such material amid a nationwide lockdown intended to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Fastmarkets has learned.
14 April 2020
The aerospace industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with companies in the sector forced to take drastic measures to adapt to the new market environment.
08 April 2020
Mineral sand miner MRC expects to restart activity at its Tormin site in the Western Cape region of South Africa by April 13, before the end of a government lockdown.