November 2003

Chinese silicon industry to challenge anti-dumping duties

The Chinese silicon metal industry will challenge the anti-dumping duties imposed upon it by the EU and the USA, Chip Luo, assistant marketing manager of Jaco Metal, told MB’s 19th International Ferro-Alloys Conference in Monte Carlo today.

Nickel volatility 'inherently bad' for stainless

Nickel-rich austenitic stainless steel’s market share could be at risk if nickel prices continue to rise, John Barkas, head of research at AME Mineral Economics, told MB’s 19th International Ferro-Alloys Conference in Monte Carlo.

Conares opens service centre in UAE

Trading company Conares Metal Supply-Dubai (CMS), part of the Liechtenstein-based Conares Trading group, has opened a steel processing centre in the United Arab Emirates, which will give value-added services primarily to coil products.