Chinese Demand Keeping World Steel Market Red Hot

Added July 6th, 2010 by Anthony David

The World Steel Association (WSA) reported an increase of 35.7% in the April 2010 year-on-year global steel production. Of the 122 million tonnes produced globally, China accounted for 55.4 million tonnes – the country’s highest in a single month. China... Click to read more

US & EU Waking Up to Critical Shortfall in Strategic Metals

Added July 6th, 2010 by Anthony David

On March 17, Rep. Mike Coffman introduced the Rare Earths Supply-Chain Technology and Resources Transformation Act of 2010 (RESTART Act) that aims to reestablish a domestic rare earth supply chain in the US. Rare earth materials are being increasingly used... Click to read more

Strategic Metals Shine in Africa

Added June 1st, 2010 by Anthony David

South Africa has over 80% of the world’s manganese resources and it accounts for about 15% of the global production each year. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reported that March 2010 saw the nation’s mining industry record the highest growth... Click to read more