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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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China’s continued ban on Australian coal causes havoc

China, the world’s biggest importer, producer and consumer of coal, has effectively ended imports from Australia, the biggest shipper of metallurgical coal used to make...

30 September 2021   
Topic: Coal