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Paul joined CRU in 2012 and has overall responsibility for CRU's analysis of the steel raw materials markets, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, metallurgical coke and ferroalloys. 

Paul is also responsible for Steel cost services, which currently include a comprehensive suite of cost models covering iron ore mining, coal mining, steelmaking and ferroalloys operations worldwide.

Paul has 23 years' experience in the steel industry, having worked for Tata Steel, Corus, British Steel and the International Iron and Steel Institute (now the WorldSteel Association) in a range of strategic, business development, planning and technical roles.

Paul holds an MBA from Warwick Business School, a Ph.D in Theoretical Chemistry and a BSc. Honours Chemistry degree from Manchester University. He is a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem MRSC).

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Singapore Iron Ore and Coal Briefing

CRU is holding our exclusive Singapore Iron Ore and Coal Briefing on Wednesday 8th May, during Singapore Iron Ore Week, and we would be delighted if you and your...

By Paul Butterworth, Erik Hedborg, Richard Lu, Amir Sabet & Manjot Singh 08 May 2019   
Topics: Coal, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials