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Estelle Tran is a prices lead at CRU based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Estelle joined CRU as a steel and ferroalloy prices analyst in October 2017. She is the main contact for data providers who contribute to the CRU Midwest flat-rolled steel indices. She is also the editor of the Steel Monitor and analyzes the monthly service centre inventories report for Steel Market Update.

Prior to joining CRU, Estelle worked at S&P Global Platts, reporting on flat-rolled steel, long steel, primary aluminum and trade issues. She earned a B.A. in English writing and history from the University of Pittsburgh.

Estelle is also past president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Association of Women in the Metal Industries and the Northeast regional vice chair.


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Watch: Market Roundup - Manganese Ore market in “freefall”?

Seaborne and port Manganese ore prices have come under significant pressure in the last week, continuing a period of extreme volatility.  This market roundup with Estelle...

15 June 2020   
Topic: Ferroalloys
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Watch our market roundup: Ferrosilicon price developments

Topic: Noble Alloys and Minor Metals