Press Releases

1st May 2014 CRU hot-rolled coil cost indices now available for data providers

17th October 2013 CRU successfully completes unique third-party audit of its US Midwest steel price indices

5th June 2013 CRU announces audit programme for US Midwest steel price indices

30th January 2013 CRU celebrates 33 years of price discovery for the U.S. Midwest HRC index

19th April 2013 CRU Statement on US Mill ‘CRU-Minus’ announcements

16th April 2012 CRU increase frequency of five European flat steel price assessments

20th July 2011 CRU to publish weekly US Plate Index

11th May 2011 CRU publish weekly Italian CRC and HDG price indices

2nd March 2011 CRU publish weekly Italian and Chinese Steel Sheet Price Indices

22nd November 2010 CRU launch fast‐track German and Italian weekly steel sheet indices

8th September 2010 CRU launch weekly US Hot-Dipped Galvanised Coil Index

20th May 2010 CRU increase frequency of their US Plate Index

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U.S. flat products market, contact:

Josh Spoores, Managing Consultant - Carbon Steel

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European flat products market, contact:

John Kovacs, Principal Consultant - Carbon Steel


Steelmaking raw materials market, contact:

Paul Butterworth, Research Manager


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Elizabeth Johnson, Editor, Steel Long Products Monitor


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Chris Asgill, Editor, Steel Metallics Monitor


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