Ferrous Metals

Union declares dispute with Xstrata Alloys

Union declares a dispute at Xstrata Alloys

S.Korea steel body joins iron ore price protests

The Korea Iron & Steel Association said it has joined European and Chinese steel bodies to oppose recent raw material price increases.

Rio sounds death knell for annual iron ore pricing

Rio Tinto says it is dumping the annual iron ore pricing in favour of quarterly pricing. It is the last of the top three to do so.

Metmar acquires 40% of Zim Alloys Chrome

Metmar Africa, in which JSE-listed Metmar Limited, has acquired a 40% stake in Zimbabwe Alloys Chrome for $51.3m.