The global push toward using more direct-reduced iron (DRI) and hot-briquetted iron (HBI) could be derailed by the lack of iron ore concentrates used in the pelletizing process, sources told Fastmarkets
Premiums for high-grade iron ore continued to slide on Friday August 26 in line with poor import demand from the Chinese market amid an increase in average forward-month prices over the trading week, sources told Fastmarkets
India’s push toward the beneficiation of low-grade iron ore could result in new trade patterns emerging in the future if implemented, market sources told Fastmarkets this week
Movements in seaborne iron ore prices were largely rangebound on Wednesday July 27 amid thin buying interest and market volatility, sources told Fastmarkets
Seaborne iron ore concentrate and pellet prices fell during the week to Friday July 15 amid limited demand from steelmakers, market sources said
Steelmaking raw material imports into the United States soared by 51.97% month on month in May, an increase of 258,047 tonnes, with that jump led by a recovery in pig iron import volumes
Europe will have to rethink its iron ore supply lines after major producer Metinvest was forced to shut three mining and processing operations, because of logistics issues caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the GMK Center think-tank told Fastmarkets this week
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) plans to help finance the advancement of a range of decarbonization technologies that can shrink the carbon footprint of key industries including iron and steel, it said on Thursday June 30
German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp aims to achieve zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2045, Fastmarkets heard during a visit to its steel mill in Duisburg during the International Iron Ore conference on Thursday June 9
Global output of direct-reduced iron (DRI) will continue to grow and will mostly involve hydrogen-based production from 2040 onward, John Atherton, secretary-general of the International Iron Metallics Association (IIMA), said at Fastmarkets’ International Iron Ore Conference in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Wednesday June 8
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