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Iron ore market to tighten briefly but surplus looms

Iron ore market to tighten briefly but surplus looms

A collapse in global steel demand means weaker iron ore prices look inevitable later in the year.

Bulks

20 APRIL 2020
Lockdown hits India's bulks producers

Lockdown hits India's bulks producers

Steel production and iron ore demand to fall by 19% and 16% year on year in June quarter.

Covid-19

08 APRIL 2020
Rising metals inventory could impact prices 'for next decade', says RBC

Rising metals inventory could impact prices 'for next decade', says RBC

Canadian bank revises demand estimates downwards once again.

Covid-19

07 APRIL 2020
New China data expected to make grim reading

New China data expected to make grim reading

Although China investigator says virus could be contained by April.

Base metals

27 FEBRUARY 2020
Coronavirus to hit China's steel sector, says WoodMac

Coronavirus to hit China's steel sector, says WoodMac

Travel ban to hit sector at a time when demand normally expected to grow.

Bulks

31 JANUARY 2020
China's steel demand set to rise in Q1

China's steel demand set to rise in Q1

China's iron ore imports to pick up but likely not until Q2

Base metals

24 JANUARY 2020
Severstal steel output falls in Q4

Severstal steel output falls in Q4

Short-term maintenance hit production, while markets continued to be challenging.

Profit & Loss

17 JANUARY 2020
Severstal sees steel market recovery in Q1 2020

Severstal sees steel market recovery in Q1 2020

Russia's Severstal sees balance returning to the steel market from Q1 2020.

Base metals

08 NOVEMBER 2019
BAML downgrades Russian steel producer Severstal

BAML downgrades Russian steel producer Severstal

Russia and Turkey downside risks highlighted by BAML.

Profit & Loss

18 OCTOBER 2019
Rio Tinto signs green steel partnership

Rio Tinto signs green steel partnership

MoU will tackle scope three emissions

Bulks

26 SEPTEMBER 2019
Canada launches 'generational' mining master plan

Canada launches 'generational' mining master plan

Ontario, Saskatchewan reject 'misguided federal policy' as not enough

Sustainability

04 MARCH 2019
Bolivia makes Mutun payment to Sinosteel

Bolivia makes Mutun payment to Sinosteel

Bolivia made a US$9.9 million payment to China's Sinosteel to develop the Mutun iron ore project

Project finance

04 JANUARY 2019