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Paul Bartholomew is a senior managing editor at S&P Global Platts, based in Melbourne, Australia. Full Bio
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Feb 2021
  • Metals
  • Raw Materials
  • Corporates

Adding value to iron ore, at a cost: Australia’s magnetite curse strikes again

Around nine years ago, your correspondent was part of a media tour that over consecutive days visited iron ore operations in Western Australia belonging to Atlas Iron and Karara Mining. The contrasts between the two mining operations were striking

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  • Blog
Dec 2020
  • Metals
  • Raw Materials

Have the iron ore bears got it wrong?

Commodity forecasting is a difficult business at the best of times. Even the most sophisticated "all-singing, all dancing" supply-demand model cannot account for a myriad of imponderables

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Oct 2020
  • Metals
  • Non-Ferrous
  • Steel
  • Raw Materials
  • Macroeconomics

China Macro & Metals: tighter credit conditions will weigh on metals markets

Sentiment in China’s metals markets was buoyant in July and August on easy credit conditions and expectations of further stimulus flowing to infrastructure

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