New Method of Steel Production Cuts CO2

New Method of Steel Production Cuts CO2

Tuesday, 14th of May 2013

It has been reported this week that material chemists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been working on a method of steel production which will cut the amount of carbon dioxide released during the process – potentially eliminating one

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Aluminium Oversupply Becoming Global Problem

Aluminium Oversupply Becoming Global Problem

Tuesday, 7th of May 2013

Global aluminium output has skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2013 - predominantly in China – leading prices to fall to $1800 per tonne. The World Bureau of Metal Statistics estimates overproduction in the first two months of the year at 317,000 tonnes

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European Crude Steel Production: 2012 In Review

European Crude Steel Production: 2012 In Review

Thursday, 18th of April 2013

In 2012 the European Union produced a total of 168 million tonnes of crude steel, a fall of 5% from 2011. Production in the second half of the business year fell below that of the first half, following the same trend seen in 2011 set by a reaction to a weakening

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Aluminium Demand 'Disappointing' says Deutsche Bank

Aluminium Demand 'Disappointing' says Deutsche Bank

Thursday, 11th of April 2013

In its quarterly commodities comment on Tuesday, Deutsche Bank summarised global aluminium demand as disappointing despite current prices offering good value so far in 2013.

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The Innovative Metal Market
The Innovative Metal Market
Friday, 5th of April 2013

Steel and other metals have always been used in construction but mainly as a solid base. It’s always been a material that has been seen as reliable and strong, but never really one that can be used well for design. However, now things are changing and

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Japan Steel Output in Decline
Japan Steel Output in Decline
Tuesday, 2nd of April 2013

The steel output of Japan has been forecasted to fall 4.1% this quarter, despite continued efforts to stimulate the economy.

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