A French mix of exotic high-tech

Raphaël Gorgé is updating his family’s industrial knowhow

Temasek widens Africa footprint

Singapore SWF buys stake in Nigeria’s Seven Energy

SSI keeps faith as Redcar seeks profit

Furnace needs to boost production but that increases carbon tax bill

Hell is hot desks and office sinners

The mockumentary ‘W1A’ is as much about us as about the BBC, writes Henry Mance

Evraz warns on Ukraine crisis impact

Russian steelmaker’s annual net losses widen to $572m

Rusal moves to stave off default

Aluminium producer hopes to defer repayments until 2016

Europe’s steelmakers remain under pressure

Industry suffers from overcapacity and high energy costs

Workers take a break while sitting on a pile of steel wires at a stockyard run by the Shanghai Yirong Trading Co. Ltd in Shanghai, China, on Friday, April 10, 2009. China, the world's biggest iron ore buyer, boosted imports to a record in March for a second straight month, as smaller steelmakers turned to cheaper overseas suppliers. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

Global steel demand to slow as China cools

Recovery in developed economies a bright spot for steelmakers

Celsa counts cost of UK steel investment

Economic downturn in Europe has hit demand and prices

Opposition set to win Indonesia election

Favourite leads but does less well than expected

Pension charges under the spotlight

Some schemes end up paying 10 times more per member

‘Jokowi factor’ crucial in Indonesia voting

African Minerals ramps up Sierra Leone

Iron ore miner expects capacity to be met but output may be short

Struggling China groups pad bottom lines

Asset shuffles and share placements bolster results

LME forced to halt plan to cut warehouse queues

UK judge rules consultation unlawful in case brought by Rusal

Rusal in talks to delay debt repayment

Russia considers special fund to support industrial sector

Gina Rinehart mine secures $7.2bn loan

Financing package comes as iron ore prices fall

Chicago confronts oil boom’s dirty bonanza

Anger grows over byproduct of Canadian tar sands piling up in US

Battle for Metalloinvest stake settled

Case against Anisimov resolved out of court days before trial

Temasek unit makes cash offer for Olam

Breedens-led approach values Asian agribusiness at $4.2bn


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