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The consumption of steel scrap in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was expected to rise sharply in the coming years amid expansions in steelmaker capacities to feed greater steel demand
Some cathode makers have been switching back to lower-nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) from high-nickel NCM cathodes to reduce costs and encourage consumers amid slowing demand for electric vehicles (EVs), Fastmarkets understands
Find out how days before the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, the World Economic Forum (WEF) outlined three key areas of investment for the global aluminium industry to reach net zero by 2050 – clean energy, emerging technologies and decarbonization infrastructure – but it will require hundreds of billions of dollars
Price differentials between Brazilian direct-reduced (DR) iron ore pellets and blast furnace (BF) pellets for the first quarter of 2024 are showing signs of widening amid weaker demand for BF pellets in Europe, sources told Fastmarkets Thursday November 30
As the world’s second-largest iron ore exporter, Brazil is expected to play a key role in helping the global steel industry slash carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions; Brazilian companies are already taking action to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) protocol Scope 3 emissions – those encompassing the entire value chain
“The [Department] has a set of tools through the Inflation Reduction Act [IRA] and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law,” Annie Sartor, aluminum campaign director at clean industry advocate group Industrious Labs, said. “They are open to talking about what the industry needs. When we said the current investments were not enough, they were open to conversation,” […]
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