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Electric power has emerged as the key driver of manganese ferroalloy production costs and competitiveness

Jorn de Linde
Jorn de Linde
28 September 2015

Changes in power rates, amplified by exchange rate movements, are having a substantial impact on the cost of converting manganese units into ferroalloys and, consequently, on the broader industry cost structure and on the cost competitiveness of individual plants

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