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Sarah joined CRU in 2012 and is a Senior Consultant in CRU Consulting’s Steel and Steel Raw Materials Desk.

She specialises in high-value steel markets and her scope of work includes competitor analysis, product benchmarking and strategy projects. Before starting her career at CRU, Sarah worked at major international pharmaceutical and agribusiness companies.

Prior to joining the Consulting team, Sarah worked in CRU’s Steel Analysis team where she managed CRU’s Steel Cost Model. During this time, she visited many BOF and EAF steel mills around the world, including North America, to perform primary technical research. In addition, she previously led CRU’s coverage of the steel metallics and long products markets.

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Graphite electrodes: Panic over? Or worse to come?

The volatile price increases of the past 12 months have transformed graphite electrodes from an auxiliary component into a strategic raw material.

By Sarah Macnaughton, Harry Fisher, Lidan Wang & Lynn Lupori 17 September 2018   
Topics: Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials


Watch: Deciphering the graphite electrode markets

Topics: Aluminium Raw Materials, Coal, Ferroalloys, Noble Alloys and Minor Metals, Stainless Steel, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials, Technology Metals

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Global Graphite Electrode Market Outlook and Forecast

Topics: Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials