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Ian joined CRU in 2020 and is responsible for CRU’s analysis of the metallurgical coal market. He is editor of the Metallurgical Coal Market Outlook, Long-term Metallurgical Coal Market Outlook reports.

Ian has 20 years’ experience in the resources sector, in coal, iron ore, nickel, mineral sands, and base and precious metals. He has held a range of operational, business development, analysis and senior management roles with Rio Tinto, Direct Nickel, AME Group, Global Mining Research, and Kalbar Resources.

Ian holds a BSc. Honours degree in Applied Geology from the University of New South Wales, and a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM). Ian is based in CRU’s Sydney office.

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What is the price of decarbonising blast furnaces?

The global steel industry is going to witness a transformation in terms of technology and operating practice due to decarbonisation pressure. However, this transition will...

02 February 2022   
Topics: Steel, Sustainability