December 2003

AMC managers complete 200-million euro buyout [UPDATE]

Directors at Amalgamated Metal Corp (AMC) have completed a management buyout for approximately 200 million euros.

Chinese vanadium pentoxide import prices rise

Strong demand for vanadium and tighter supply is helping to boost prices in China.

Stockpile Center awards chromium to Cometals

The US Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC) awarded 327,269 pounds of chromium metal in its November sealed-bid offering.

China set to become net stainless exporter - Meps

China is heading towards the point at which it will no longer need to rely on imports of stainless steel, and could in fact become a net exporter, consultants MEPS (International) Ltd warned on December 1