SMS-Aust 18 Nov

November 18, 2023 Steel Market Summary – Australia Steel Prices Rise In Defiance Of Negative Global Sentiment Since Covid-19 suddenly appeared almost four years ago, the Australian steel industry has not been the master of its own destiny. First, the pandemic shut everything down; then the supply chain problems blocked everything up. The war in […]


October 28, 2023 Press Release SCNZ´s Excellence In Steel Awards 2023 Steel Construction New Zealand (SCNZ) is pleased to announce the results of 2023 SCNZ Excellence in Steel Awards. The winners were announced on 27 November in Queenstown, where more than 200 structural steel industry leaders and specialists gathered to celebrate the sector’s commitment to […]

SSMS Nov23

November 6, 2023 Stainless Steel Market Summary Market Steady In Australia & New Zealand The Australian market for stainless steel during the months of September and October improved, albeit marginally, with most major distributors having trimmed their stock holdings to historically normal levels. Notwithstanding, stainless-steel prices continue to drift sideways, while high inventories among service […]

NZN Nov23

November 6, 2023 New Zealand News SCNZ´s 2023 Excellence In Steel Awards Steel Construction New Zealand (SCNZ) distributed its annual awards in Queenstown in late October at an event attended by more than 200 structural steel industry leaders and specialists. The awards showcased the sector’s commitment to innovation, best practice and collaboration. The SCNZ´s charter […]

IIC Nov23

November 6, 2023 Industry Insider Column Guest Author – Simon Pepper, CEO at SILA Global Artificial Intelligence & Integrated Technology In this article I am going do my best to explain how Artificial Intelligence and Integrated Technology can help shipping companies and their steel industry customers achieve a better all-round result. The first thing to […]

SMS-Int Nov23

November 6, 2023 Steel Market Summary – International World Steel Association – Short Range Outlook In a world with continued high inflation, a tightening of monetary policy, an unresolved energy crisis and two significant wars underway, now is not an ideal time to be making predictions about global steel demand. Nevertheless, the World Steel Association […]

SMS-Aust 6 Nov

November 6, 2023 Steel Market Summary – Australia Steel Demand In The Lucky Country It is almost 60 years since Donald Horne wrote “The Lucky Country”, a damning critique of Australian complacency. But instead of embracing the book´s core message, generations of Australians have preferred to use the book´s title to imply that Australia is […]