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India has already hit the halfway mark of 160 mnt of the target of 300 mnt of steel production capacity by 2030. Where do we move from here in the coming seven years? This premier event seeks to address the...
  • January 16, 2023
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Indonesia’s thermal coal exports increased by 9% y-o-y to 341.3 million tonnes (mnt) in calendar year 2022 (CY22), CoalMint data shows. Exports to India rose by 57% y-o-y. However, shipments to China and Vietnam recorded a decline in 2022. Indonesian...
  • January 12, 2023
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The ever-growing demand for electricity has increased the reliance on coal globally, especially in emerging economies with underdeveloped renewable energy infrastructures and pressing energy security concerns. Bangladesh is a case in point. The country has increased procurement of imported coal...
  • January 6, 2023
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State-run miner Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has attained new highs in terms of coal production. The company breached the 400-million tonnes (mnt) production mark in the quickest time since its inception. The milestone was attained on 24 November of the...
  • December 30, 2022
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Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong met with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing on 21 December, 2022, as the trading partners seek to stabilise their diplomatic relationship. Wong’s visit is the first by an Australian minister since 2019 and...
  • December 26, 2022
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A vibrant steel industry has historically been the foundation of a nation’s rapid industrial development. Steel is a crucial input to several downstream ecosystems, such as construction, mobility and automotive, or for mechanical engineering companies. A robust and competitive steel...
  • December 15, 2022
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Sintering and Pelletizing are the widely used technologies for agglomeration of iron ore fines. Over the years signicant improvements have taken place in the area of utilization of low-grade iron ore, minimizing energy input, increasing productivity & quality at minimum...
  • December 14, 2022
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Iron ore exports from Karnataka are about to resume after a gap of 10 years, SteelMint heard from market sources. Exports from Karnataka were banned in 2012 by the Supreme Court, which was in effect till May this year, with...
  • December 12, 2022
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India’s pellet-making capacity has expanded rapidly in recent years along with the steady rise in crude steelmaking capacity. SteelMint estimates that the country’s pellet production capacity currently stands at 126 million tonnes (mnt), which is 16% higher than 109 mnt...
  • December 7, 2022
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The government is committed to achieving net zero emission target by 2060 by reducing its dependency on coal and at the same time developing renewable energy generation. The government has prohibited the construction of new coal power plants and will...
  • November 29, 2022
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The government has been trying to woo both foreign and domestic investors to actively participate in nickel downstream projects to produce battery raw materials amid the expected EV boom. While providing fiscal incentives and facilitates permitting process, the government has...
  • November 29, 2022
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Material Recycling Association of India has consecutively organized nine successful International Indian Material Recycling conferences in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 at Delhi, Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, Goa, Kochi, Delhi, Goa and Delhi respectively. On average...
  • November 25, 2022
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FIMI is organizing Manganese/Chrome Ores, EMD, EMM and Ferro-Alloys Summit from 3-4 January, 2023 at Taj Bengal, Kolkata (India). This event will provide a unique platform for the manganese / chrome ore and alloy producers, consumers, technology suppliers, as well...
  • November 24, 2022
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Nepal, a landlocked nation, has registered significant growth in its metallics (sponge iron and pig iron) imports, as per data maintained with SteelMint. The country’s sponge iron imports rose by 120%, while pig iron imports rallied by 390% during January-October...
  • November 5, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Goa mine block auctions – process, timeline etc Changing market dynamics & duty impact on Odisha’s mining industry Performance of Indian iron ore industry in H1 FY’23 & near term outlook
  • October 28, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: POSCO shutdown due to typhoon Hinnamnor Chinese import influx in India Europe energy crisis Export duty on finished product Subdued Indian demand
  • October 28, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Global trend of ferro alloys export Govt initiatives Declining trend In export benefits in India Tariff advantage under FTA/ MFN
  • October 28, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Indian Ferro Chrome Market Global Market Scenario Demand Drivers and Outlook Chrome ore production and occurrence in India
  • October 28, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: India’s steel vision 2047 Challenges and enablers in achieving this vision New and emerging decarbonisation strategies
  • October 28, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Impact of war on steel capacities, production & exports Challenges being faced Market outlook for the rest of the year
  • October 27, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Increasing push towards decarbonization Changing dynamics of steel production and exports Outlook on demand of key steel making raw materials – iron ore & scrap
  • October 27, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Demand recovery post COVID & near-term outlook Impact on exports, imports & consumption Steel capacity ramp ups & the way ahead
  • October 27, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Ongoing energy crisis & impact on steel industry Demand outlook amidst rising inflation, logistical bottlenecks Price forecast
  • October 27, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: LME Copper price slump Domestic copper demand Impact of War in Ukraine New demand sectors Register Now
  • October 21, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Europe lapping up South African coal Transnet issues persist Domestic demand vs exports as prices soar Declining demand in Asia Coal investment outlook Register Now
  • October 18, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Opportunities for steel in infra & construction Govt initiative in driving the demand in H2 FY 23 Inflationary pressure & impact on steel demand Outlook for Steel demand
  • October 15, 2022
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Key Points of Discussion: Impact of war on steel capacities, production & exports Challenges being faced Market outlook for the rest of the year Register Now
  • October 14, 2022
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BIR is returning to Dubai for our World Recycling Convention (Round-Table Sessions), (16) 17-18 October 2022! Tapping into the vast business opportunities of the Middle East was one of the many reasons why BIR decided to go back to the...
  • September 29, 2022
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The global ship-breaking or ship recycling industry has witnessed a major shift in recent years owing to environment concerns. On one hand, ship-breaking is a green process wherein a ship at the end of its life cycle is dismantled for...
  • September 14, 2022
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Turkiye is one of the largest ferrous scrap importing countries in the world. Other key industries that contribute to the country’s economy include textiles, chemicals, cement, motor vehicles and construction. The country provides certain leverages for international trading and is...
  • September 12, 2022
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