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Logistics at the tip of your fingers

Logistics at the tip of your fingers

Metalshub is offering you a lot more than simply a place to sell and buy your metals. One of our optional services is taking care of your logistics after you have successfully concluded a deal over our platform. It just takes a few clicks.

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Do you know where your Manganese comes from?

Do you know where your Manganese comes from?

We regularly read headlines about child labor or inhuman working conditions especially in low-income-countries. Whether it is Apple, Samsung and Sony getting their battery materials from artisanal cobalt mining in DRC that is accused of child labor, sourcing from low-wage countries always bears reputational risk. In today’s world where sustainable business practices have become important for a company’s success, knowing where your raw materials come from is a crucial question.

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World’s Leading International Ferroalloys Conference 19th – 21st November 2017

World’s Leading International Ferroalloys Conference 19th – 21st November 2017

Get ready for the 33rd International Metal Bulletin Ferroalloys Conference! The event will be hosted in Lisbon this year taking place from November 19th to 21st! More than 600 metals industry professionals from all over the world are coming together for three days of networking, deal-making and discussion about the international ferroalloys market, making it the biggest gathering in Europe. We, too, are proud to announce to be one of the key speakers at this year’s Conference!

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Ferrochrome producers in the world

Ferrochrome producers in the world

Ferrochrome (FeCr) is an alloy of chrome and iron used in the production of stainless steel, special steel and castings. It is produced in an energy intensive process in electric furnaces from chrome ore, iron ore and coal. The largest producing countries of ferrochrome are South Africa, Kazakhstan, India and China. Check out our map for major ferrochrome plants and producers globally.

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Data privacy and data security : very important priorities for metalshub

Data privacy and data security : very important priorities for metalshub

Data privacy and data security are very important priorities for metalshub. Security issues can arise in the following three areas: 1. The information transmission, 2. The application security and 3. The infrastructure security.

Information transmission
Unencrypted information send through the internet is potentially accessible by others. At metalshub we apply a strong SSL encryption to every information transmission between the user device and our server. Our SSL certificates are of highest encryption quality and Metalshub had to undergo several checks in order to obtain the certificate.
Application security
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H1 2017 nickel production results

H1 2017 nickel production results

Norilsk Nickel has been the last of the major seaborne nickel producers to announce H1 2017 production results today. Production decreased by 15% YoY. The industry as a whole did not have a good production H1: Vale -4%, Jinchuan -18%, Glencore -10%, AngloAmerican -6%, Sherritt -12%. However, BHP (+2%) and Eramet (+13%) could increase production YoY.

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Ferroalloy prices July 2017

Ferroalloy prices July 2017

In our last update on ferroalloy prices in June 2017, we pointed to the positive development of prices from November 2016 to April 2017. We also pointed to the stagnation of prices in May 2017 and to the decline in prices in June 2017.

The recent negative trend appears to continue for now: Prices of most ferroalloys stagnated or went down in July 2017.

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