Opportunities for the US Steel Industry
LONDON, August 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
CRU North American Steel Conference Chicago, USA, 29-30 October 2012
‘The opportunities and challenges facing the US steel industry in 2013 and beyond’
opens the North American Steel Conference [http://www.nasteelconference.com ], bringing
together North America’s leading steel producers, consumers and service centres.
Confirmed speakers include a range of senior management from the steel industry
- Guilherme Gerdau Johannpeter, President, Gerdau Long Steel North America - Andy Rose, Chief Financial Officer, Worthington Industries - Mark L. Breckheimer, President, Heavy Carbon Group, Kloeckner Metals - Carl Parker, Senior Vice President, Corporate Purchasing, Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd
The conference [http://www.crugroup.com/events/nasteel2012/programme ] will cover
topics including outlooks for steel (metallics, finished steel, raw material), pricing and
the economy – both domestically and Internationally.
Other areas covered will include challenges and opportunities for small to mid-sized
distributers, how Shale gas will impact steel markets, OCTG and line pipe, logistics and
infrastructure, as well as a session focusing on the automotive markets – with specialists
from Arcelor Mittal, General Motors, the Steel Market Development Institute, Alcoa and
Dominic Halahan, Head of Metal Events for CRU Group commented “CRU’s conference
delivers dependable forecasts to businesses involved in steel, scrap, bulk materials and
manufacture. Delegates manage sales and purchasing programmes for the country’s leading
end-users, mills, service centres and mines making networking opportunities engaging and
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CRU is an independent business analysis, and consultancy group focused on the mining,
metals and fertilizer sectors. Founded in the late 1960s and still privately owned to
ensure its independence, the group employs more than 200 experts in London, Beijing,
Mumbai, Santiago, Sydney and key centres within the United States.
CRU’s events team produce international conferences on core industries and sectors
that provide high-level networking opportunities – attracting executive level speakers
which guarantee that delegates are well informed on the global changes affecting their
CRU Indices are the most widely used steel prices in North America.
SOURCE CRU Group