S&P Global Platts CONTRIBUTOR
Hector Forster oversees iron ore, met coal and coke coverage editorial, pricing and analysis at S&P Global Platts. Full Bio
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Jul 2020
  • Emissions
  • Metals
  • Coronavirus
  • ESG

ESG and mining: sustainability after coronavirus

As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic fallout, industries of all types face the urgent challenge of securing their short-term financial future

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Sep 2019
  • Metals
  • Steel
  • Raw Materials

Sluggish global steel demand pressures iron ore, met coal prices

Global steel mill margins have shrunk in 2019, in turn pushing down iron ore and coke consumption and prices for coking coal. In 2018 Platts benchmark US hot rolled coil (HRC) spot prices exceeded $1000/mt delivered Midwest for the first time since 2008, and...

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Jul 2018
  • Coal
  • Coking Coal
  • Metals
  • Steel
  • Raw Materials

Battle on the Iron Range: Between a Cliff and a Hard Place

US miner Cleveland-Cliffs said Monday the courts handed it the breakthrough it wanted at a site rich with iron ore resources in Minnesota. The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has reaffirmed the 2017 Cliffs acquisition of land...

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