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Finalists Announced for 2019 S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards

Winners to be Recognized at May 16 London Gala

LONDON, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 94 finalists have been received; executives and companies from 18 countries have been selected as finalists for the 7th annual S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards. It recognizes exemplary accomplishments in 14 categories, according to program host S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets.

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Vishaal Majevadia, Global Metals Awards organizer, S&P Global Platts, said: "With increasing trade tensions and fears about the impact of global overcapacity, it's been quite a year for the metals industry across the value chain. This year's nominations reflect those that were able to adapt effectively, boost efficiency where needed, utilize technology where it mattered and remained innovative at their core who have stood out from the crowd. We congratulate the finalists of the Global Metals Awards on their achievements and look forward to a great event in May."

This year, there is noticeable interest for the Steel Industry Leadership award while the prestigious CEO of Year award will be hotly contested as always with CEO finalists from 10 different countries. Other categories, such as The Breakthrough Solution of the Year indicates a commitment to efficiency and offers a window into the evolution of technology and how it is shaping this sector moving forward. The scene is set for a great award ceremony.  

The program's independent panel of judges will select winners from the list of finalists in each individual awards category. The 2019 Metals Company of the Year will be chosen from the entire list of finalist companies.

Winners of the Global Metals Awards will be announced on May 16 at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London at a black-tie dinner. The Awards will be emceed by CNBC's Julianna Tatelbaum

Corporate and industry representatives, as well as accredited media, may attend the Awards dinner with advance registration at this link. Television cameras are welcome.

The Global Metals Awards 2019 program is sponsored by Metalloinvest Trading, MMSteel Club & Braidy Industries. For sponsorship opportunities and information, contact Irina Bondareva at +44 207 176 0253.

For event and program updates, visit www.GlobalMetalsAwards.com.

Global Metal Outlook Summit, May 16, Corinthia Hotel, London

Additionally, S&P Global Platts is proud to announce a new moment in the calendar via the Global Metals Outlook Summit, which will be taking place on the day of the Awards. Our new GMOS summit will provide an unrivalled cross metal sector view and outlook with a particular focus on upcoming trends and economic developments in raw materials, steel, aluminium, precious and battery metals. spglobal.com/GMOS.

About S&P Global Platts
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S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.platts.com.

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