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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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EU Steel: Why carbon matters more with Covid-19

The European steel industry in crisis again? Sure enough, the industry is currently facing a perfect storm of collapsing demand, prices and high iron ore costs.  This will...

By Ben Jones, Sarah Macnaughton & Lewis Pegrum 13 May 2020   
Topics: Covid-19, Emissions, Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials


Graphite electrodes: Panic over? Or worse to come?

Topics: Steel, Steelmaking Raw Materials


Watch: Deciphering the graphite electrode markets

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