Asian steel markets are in for another tumultuous year
judging by the rate at which new developments are expected to spring up in 2019.
In the United States, the chairs of seven committees in the House of Representatives requested that the US Treasury Department delay
the termination of sanctions against Russian aluminium producer UC Rusal.
Steve Cotton has been appointed chief executive officer of Aqua Metals
in addition to his existing role as company president, the US-based lead recycling company said.
US ferrous scrap export prices to Turkey
leveled out after nosediving by almost $50 per tonne but this did not stop local buying prices at Eastern export yards from declining further.
Lead-zinc producer Recylex must bring forward maintenance
at its lead smelter in Nordenham, Germany, due to the advanced deterioration of the main furnace there, the company said.