2021-2-14 · China’s appetite for steel has surpassed 1 billion tonnes a year, but it is becoming increasingly expensive and difficult to source the most vital ingredient iron ore from abroad.
2021-3-25 · Uses. The primary use of iron ore (98%) is to make steel. The remaining 2% is used in various other applications, such as: powdered iron—for certain types of steels, magnets, auto parts and catalysts; radioactive iron (iron 59)—for medicine and as a tracer element in biochemical and metallurgical research; iron blue—in paints, printing ink, plastics, cosmetics (e.g., eye shadow), artist
2021-1-13 · China’s domestic production of iron ore has fallen from a high of 400 million tonnes in 2014, mainly due to an exit by producers unable to sustain high costs, and because of the large emission
The most-traded iron ore futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange, for May delivery, closed down 2.9% at 1,107 yuan ($171.34) a tonne. It fell as much as 3.5% during the session, the biggest intraday percentage loss since Feb. 2.
2021-3-5 · IOC is one of Canada's largest iron ore producers, operating a mine, concentrator and pellet plant at Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, and is among the top five producers of seaborne iron
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2021-3-25 · Blast furnaces operate on the principle of chemical reduction whereby carbon monoxide, having a stronger affinity for the oxygen in iron ore than iron does, reduces the iron to its elemental form. Blast furnaces differ from bloomeries and reverberatory furnaces in that in a blast furnace, flue gas is in direct contact with the ore and iron, allowing carbon monoxide to diffuse into the ore and
Iron ore FOCUS: EU steel shortage to persist throughout 2021 The supply shortage in the European steel market, which has been driving up domestic prices since late 2020, will persist until the end of this year at the very least, market sources told Fastmarkets.