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NiCoMo 2015

NiCoMo is the premier event for nickel, cobalt, molybdenum and ferro-chrome professionals.

The 7th NiCoMo 2015 conference took place in London on 23-25 February. The event provided an outlook for the industry and financial markets, but also focused on specific opportunities, challenges and risks across four key metals with an even greater focus on the superalloys, stainless steel and battery industries to ensure the full supply chain was covered in a packed 2-day agenda.

With a speaker programme that includes experts from Airbus, Pratt & Whitney, Tata Steel and Outukumpu, attendees heard from the most high-profile players in the industry. 

Speakers included:
  • Captain David Rowland, FRAeS FRIN, former Concorde General Manager, UK
  • Colin Sirett, Head of Research and Technology, Airbus, UK
  • Bill Reid, Strategic Sourcing Manager: Forgings, Structural Castings & Mill Products, Pratt & Whitney, USA
  • Peter Wood, Lead Buyer – Alloys, Tata Steel Europe, UK
  • Mauri Kauppi, Vice President – FeCr Sales and Marketing, Outokumpu Chrome Oy, Finland
  • Sebastian Kreft, Head of Sales – Nickel, Anglo American, UK
  • Tony Southgate, Cobalt Product Manager, ENRC Marketing (Africa), Switzerland
  • Nick French, Manager, SFP Metals UK Ltd., UK
  • Robert Fig, Senior Business Development Executive, London Metal Exchange, UK
  • Jim Lennon, Senior Commodities Consultant, Macquarie Capital (Europe) Ltd., UK
  • Heinz H. Pariser, Founder and Owner, Heinz H. Pariser Alloy Metals & Steel Market Research, Germany
  • Claude Chanson, General Manager, RECHARGE, Belgium
  • Wolfgang Kummer, Founder and Owner, MoReW - Refractory Metals Consulting, Germany
  • Robert Baylis, Managing Director, Roskill Information Services Ltd., UK
  • Karim Awad, Partner, Sigma Commodities, Hong Kong
  • David Weight, General Manager, Cobalt Development Institute, UK
  • Mark Seddon, Senior Manager (Metals), Consulting, Argus, UK

Reasons people attended:

  • To understand the key issues facing the nickel, cobalt, molybdenum and ferro-chrome industries and what it means for your business
  • To hear in depth presentations from analysts and key industry decision makers from the battery, super-alloys and stainless steel industries, keeping you up to date with the latest market developments
  • To network with other senior executives to build new and long-lasting business relationships
  • To learn the strategies that other companies are adopting in a time of economic uncertainty and increasing competitiveness
  • To visit the London Metal Exchange and experience the noise and buzz of the day’s final kerb trading


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The Metal Pages Events are great for meeting a good concentration of major decision-making professionals from within the industry” 
Avon Metals a valuable insight into the key drivers that are affecting the market. A must for supply chain professionals.” 
- Nigel Clarke, Tata Steel

"Well I was here last year, and I found it to be a very good conference – well attended, good speakers. There will be a lot of people here from London, from the financial communities. So all round, a good event.
- Barry Jackson, Anglo American

A great opportunity to see the LME in action from the viewing gallery overlooking the world famous open outcry-trading floor. Delegates will also be taken in small groups down to the trading floor to experience the noise and buzz of the day’s final kerb trading.

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