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Why did they win?

Read the judging rationale to learn why each of the 2018 Global Metals Awards winners were chosen by our independent panel of jugdges in Insight magazine.

Also learn about some of our finalists in a special Leaders Profiles section.


In this issue: 2018 Global Metals Trends

In the metals space, the introduction of controversial tariffs on steel and aluminum imports in the name of national security in March sparked fears of a trade war, wiped trillions of dollars off the value of equities around the world and rang alarm bells among producers of these commodities, as well as downstream manufacturers within the US.

Read how the industry is responding to this as well as other articles from S&P Global Platts thought leaders.


Featured Articles:

Can sustainability coexist with Africa's battery metals rush?
The electric vehicles revolution has been disruptive for the metals industry, bringing challenges and benefits for miners, traders, financiers, carmakers and consumers. In the longer run it should benefit the environment. But is it good for Africa?
Read More ›


Steel micro mills: When less is more
First there was the Bessemer Process, supplanted by open-hearth furnaces, followed by integrated mills, and then there were mini mills. And now there are micro mills. Some US steelmakers are getting bigger by getting smaller. Read More ›


European secondary aluminum faces oversupply
Secondary aluminum prices in Europe, after gaining €70/mt ($86) since the start of 2018, have pulled back by a similar amount toward the end of the first-quarter, and look set to shift lower throughout the balance of the year as overcapacity weighs on the market. Read More ›


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Why did they win?

Read the judging rationale in Insight magazine. Also included are articles from Platts thought leaders.