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Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference

29 - 30 March 2017 | Crown Perth

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Confirmed speakers:

Edgar Basto, Asset President, BHP Billiton Western Australia Iron Ore
Senior Representative, Rio Tinto
Alwyn Vorster, Managing Director, BC Iron Limited
Managing Director, Atlas Iron
Alina Wills, Senior Commodities Research Analyst, S&P Global Platts
Clarke Wilkins, Director, Metals & Mining Research, Citi Research

The 20th Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference & Exhibition will take place at Crown Perth on 29th and 30th March 2017.

This event is renowned as the most definitive steel conventions to discuss the global market outlook for the iron ore and steel industry.

Over the past 19 years, thousands of senior executives have attended this congress for vital information on the current and future status of the global iron ore and steel sectors. View the previous attending companies here.

Latest Iron Ore Forecast News

  • Iron ore prices seem firming in second half of 2017
    Source: Sydney Morning Herald
    Date: 14/10/2016
    After what's been a wild ride, iron ore may be set to calm down. The top forecaster in a Bloomberg ranking says that the commodity will probably average $US55 a tonne this quarter and right on through the first half of 2017 before ticking up to $US58 in the second six months.

  • FMG picks up BC Iron's Nullagine stake for $1
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 10/10/2016
    Fortescue Metals Group has bought out joint venture partner BC Iron of its 75 per cent stake in the Nullagine iron ore project for the princely sum of $1.

  • Iron ore shipments to miss guidance: Macquarie
    Source: Sydney Morning Herald
    Date: 05/10/2016
    Australia's biggest iron ore producers shipped less than expected in the past three months, jeopardising their ability to meet full-year guidance, according to Macquarie Group.

  • Key personnel changes at FMG
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 23/09/2016
    Former Rio Tinto executive Greg Lilleyman will join the Pilbara iron ore miner as operations director from January 1 next year and chief financial officer Stephen Pearce will leave the company at the end of the year to take up a position in London as finance director of multinational mining giant Anglo American.

  • 'Know-nothing' iron ore bears to be proved wrong again: Cliffs
    Source: Sydney Morning Herald
    Date: 14/09/2016
    The largest US iron-ore producer says the bears are getting it wrong all over again. Prices will probably be sustained above $US50 a tonne as demand in China is stable and the impact of new supply won't be as severe as forecast, according to Cliffs Natural Resources.

  • Rio Tinto's Jean-Sebastien Jacques turns optimistic on China
    Source: The Age
    Date: 20/09/2016
    Rio Tinto Group, the world's second-largest mining company, is becoming more optimistic on the outlook for commodities demand in China after recent data pointed to a pickup in the construction market.

  • EPA nod for MinRes' Pilbara skyrail plan
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 19/09/2016
    Plans by Mineral Resources to transport iron ore across the Pilbara using a so-called skyrail has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority.

  • Fortescue lifts payout after profit jump
    Source: The West Australian
    Date: 22/08/2016
    Fortescue Metals Group has hoisted its final dividend to a record high after a partial rebound in iron prices and lower costs helped the Pilbara miner more than treble full-year profit.


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