How The Steel Market Works - Dubai 2013
12-13 March 2013



Platts/SBB Training - 2-day Training Course
"How the Steel Market Works"
Raw materials, Processes, Sales, Markets, Purchasing and Hedging

March 12 & 13, 2012 • Park Hyatt Hotel• Dubai, UAE


Register by February 15, 2013 and SAVE $300
Only 30 seats available –
 (Plus: discounted rate for multiple attendees)


The course is designed for non-technical people who need to familiarize themselves with steelmaking raw materials, the basic steelmaking processes, steel & raw material markets, marketing and sales and distribution. Course material is published and explained in easy to understand terms.


Course Outline


What you will take away from this two-day training course includes:

  • An understanding of the raw materials used to make steel
  • The economics of raw materials used in making steel
  • The steelmaking processes: BOF, EAF, Secondary Metallurgy
  • The economics of steelmaking in different parts of the world
  • How steel markets around the world operate today
  • Market supply and demand dynamics
  • What drives prices for raw materials and finished steel products and scrap
  • How steel buyers think & operate and how you can better understand their performance requirements
  • How managing price risk can help your bottom line and cash flow
  • And more…

Past Attendees Included:

  • 3M
  • Accenture
  • Alabama Power
  • American Steel
  • Apex Tool
  • BB&T Capital Markets
  • Black Iron
  • BNSF Railway
  • Byer Steel
  • Cargill Steel
  • Chamberlain Group
  • Climax Molybdenum
  • CME Group
  • ConocoPhilips
  • Consolidated Mill Supply   
  • CorPac Steel Products
  • Essar Steel Algoma
  • Evraz North America
  • Ferreteria
  • Ferromex
  • Ferunik
  • FMC Technologies
  • Frontier Steel
  • Gibraltar Strip Steel
  • Hitachi
  • Independence Tube
  • Ingram Marine
  • ITW Sourcing
  • JP Morgan
  • Krueger Steel
    • Majestic Steel
    • McNeilus Steel
    • MECO Corp.
    • Navistar
    • Nucor
    • Olympic Steel
    • OmniSource
    • Pacesetter Steel
    • Peabody Energy
    • Plymouth Tube
    • Ridgemont
    • Sanluis Rassini
    • SAS Forklifts
    • Sector3 Appraisals
    • SIC Recycling
    • Simms Metal
    • SSAB Americas
    • Star Pipe Products
    • Steel Dynamics
    • SunCoke Energy
    • Swank Capital
    • Terex
    • Thomas & Betts
    • Trico Products
    • U.S. Steel
    • Vancan Company
    • Volvo Equipment
    • Welspun Tubulars
    • Worthington Industries
    • And more…



    Course Outline
    Event Details
    Dates:12-13 March 2013
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    "I have been involved in buying steel for over 22 years and I wish I had taken this training course at the beginning of my career."

    Industrial steel buyer

    "A very comprehensive program - I will definitely be sending more people from my sales and marketing teams in the future.”

    - An Atlanta training delegate

    "Overview of the competition is invaluable"

    - U.S. Steel Management Associate

    It was very nice to attend the Platts training on “How The Steel Market Works.” It was a great experience. I got a lot of valuable information and insights from the experienced professionals as well as learned from my fellow classmates from different organizations in those two days.

    - Shuyi Wang, Corporate Purchasing, SSAB Americas

    Good training and very useful/helpful especially for a new comer to the steel market.

    - A London training delegate


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