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№ 1 July 2018
The focus of the global steel industry’s development has changed. The era of explosive growth is over. The new challenge for producers is to strengthen ties with customers.
IM asked the experts: what does Russian-style customer focus look like and how can big business improve customer loyalty?
№ 3 December 2017
The new term ‘reshoring’ has become one of the most common buzzwords in recent years. It refers to Western corporations with offshore production facilities – mainly in Asia – relocating back home. Among the main reasons for this re-migration are changes to production costs abroad and the protectionist domestic policies. New opportunities brought about by the development of digital technology also have their role to play in this process.
Recently cryptocurrencies have become not only a means of payment, but also attractive investment assets. However, they carry risks associated with money laundering, tax evasion and spread of fraudulent schemes. Iron Magazine asked some experts about how tough governmental regulation should be in the virtual environment.
№ 2 September 2017
In manufacturing, the‘resource-product-waste’ cycle has its limits, mainly because there is not an infinite supply of raw materials. The transition to a circular economy could simultaneously solve both issues: the lack of materials and waste disposal.
The Year of the Environment in Russia not only provides a perfect opportunity to examine green initiatives, but to assess the scale of accumulated issues and consider their long-term resolution. Iron Magazine has spoken to a group of sector experts about Russia’s capacity for the development of a circular economy, how relevant this would be and the potential benefits.