GRAPHITE ELECTRODE CRISIS TO DEEPEN FURTHER?
MAR 2018 | Vol. VI | Issue #9
The trailing shadow
The steep increase of graphite electrode prices last year is on a trail shadows which is continued this year also and expecting more turbulence in the coming months and it is expected that Indian Electrode manufactures may raise prices in the coming months due to the higher prices for imported needle coke. On the other side China perspective on graphite electrode shows a different picture and what is actually happening on the ground is also different; the in depth researched cover story on deepening graphite crises gives greater and clear happening picture.
In support to the cover story is the recently concluded conference on global graphite electrode by SteelMint Events where experts of graphite electrode industry came under one platform from around the world gave a deep understanding of market trends, demand-supply situation and future course of the industry.
Steel360 exclusive conversations with wsa (worldsteel Association) Director General, Edwin Basson; Technology Company Tenova CEO, Andrea Lovato; Godawari Ispat Ltd, Executive Director Siddharth Agrawal; gives us an extensive outlook on steel and how technology is bringing the industry to globalization and also on economic prospects which have helped steel and other metals to improve on its production and demand.
Also covered are Q3FY18 results of Indian steel industry and the columnists articles on varied topics like the report on Indonesia steel industry, Sustainability in ship recycling industry, the situation on thermal Plant in India and also features on steel technology.