Global molybdenum production falls, but usage rises

Global molybdenum production falls, but usage rises

20th October, 2021

Figures released today by the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA) show that the global production of molybdenum fell by 3% to 142.8 million pounds (mlbs) in Q2 2021 when compared to the same quarter of 2020, a 2% fall when compared to Q1 2021.

Harsco-Magsort relationship to enhance slag recovery

Harsco-Magsort relationship to enhance slag recovery

13th October, 2021

Harsco Corporation, a leading global player providing environmental solutions for industrial and specialty by-products, has announced that its Harsco Environmental division has entered into an exclusive strategic relationship with Magsort Ltd with the aim of bringing world-leading metal recovery technology to the steel industry.

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Condition monitoring vital to proactive asset management

27th September, 2021

Recent research from 20 of the largest global metals manufacturers on leveraging maintenance as a path to profit, found that major metal manufacturers are adopting proactive maintenance systems that can proactively detect and isolate potential problems at their inception. This is essential to avoid the negative, and often irreversible, effects on production through unplanned events.

Latest issue: September 2021

September 2021

Basking in the glow of positive energy

I was standing in the office kitchen, mask on, clasping a cup of tea while chatting with fellow editors about leader writing. I spoke of how I often find myself staring at a blank page, like now, wondering what to write.

I am looking forward to the day when we can all attend conferences again without worrying about COVID-19. I want to sit and listen to live presentations about the state of the steel industry and what is being done to solve the problems that exist. I look forward to meeting colleagues and discussing the industry face-to-face and not through a computer screen via earphones.

Despite the problems we are all facing, however, there are so many different things happening within the global steel…