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Karen McBeth is a content director in the S&P Global Platts Metals Group actively involved in researching new price assessments, evolving methodologies, training editors and engaging with the industry.
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Aug 2018
  • Metals
  • Non-Ferrous
  • Steel

Aluminum swings in the spotlight -- largely a tale of scarcity concerns and tariffs

Aluminum, like steel, has grabbed headlines in 2018. The all-in price of this primary metal used in everything from transportation, to construction, to consumer goods has fluctuated since January -- sometimes widely -- in large part a response to US trade...

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Oct 2015
  • Coal
  • Emissions
  • Electric Power
  • Oil
  • Refined Products
  • Metals
  • Non-Ferrous

Analysts, aluminum buyers mull impact of Chinese petcoke crackdown

China’s amended Air Pollution and Control Law includes a restriction on the import, sale or use of higher-sulfur petroleum coke, which is likely to tighten supply of anode-grade petcoke for the aluminum industry, according to analysts

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