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2011-01-31 02:59:00

LONDON, January 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a nine month research and development period, CRU will publish a definitive weekly Italian hot-rolled coil index each Wednesday from 2nd March 2011. CRU has published monthly Italian hot-rolled coil price assessments for over 20 years.

2008-09-03 06:00:19

By Julie Crust Sliding zinc prices are taking their toll on mining companies, but the market will not turn around anytime soon, industry analysts say. Mine closings and production cuts have occurred as energy, labor and equipment costs rise while zinc prices drop. And the pain will continue.

Word of the Day
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.