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BCSA Ltd is the national organisation for the constructional steelwork industry; its member companies undertake the design, fabrication and erection of steelwork for all forms of construction in building and civil engineering.

BSSA promotes and develops the use of stainless steel by U.K.manufacturers and end users, provides technical support and advice on stainless steel and its applications. Represents its members by providing industry information, training and events and by promoting products and services.

The EUROMETAL mission is to develop, communicate and defend positions regarding the major issues for European steel and metal distribution as stakeholder in the European markets – especially taking into account the new paradigma for steel.

This mission is mainly taken care of:

  • By securing know-how through the necessary resources
  • By producing know-how for steel and metal distribution
  • By transferring know-how through all available channels

Thus creating added value for the member associations of EUROMETAL and their member companies.

Management by objectives will help:

  • in the internal organization
  • in the external representation
  • in the permanent communication

of the Federation to accomplish the EUROMETAL mission.

At MB global steel events you will find world-class speakers discussing the most relevant industry developments. You can network with your international colleagues while you learn how to take your business to its full potential.

You can get unrivalled news and analysis on today’s global steel markets via MB’s flagship publication/email/web service Metal Bulletin. You can also access MARKETWATCH, which delivers real-time trading news and prices. MB Research and directories complete the range of information sources for the steel industry. We have the answer to your information needs.

Producing conferences for more than three decades, Metal Bulletin Events is the market leader for international steel and metals conferences. Call + 44 (0) 20 7779 8989 or visit the link above for details on the events we provide for you.

ISSB Ltd. is the leading producer of steel industry statistics in the UK, with information covering both the national and international steel industries.


It maintains a detailed database of the imports and exports of steel and steelmaking raw materials for more than 50 major steel producing nations, collectively accounting for 97% of global steel output. This high level of coverage also allows an accurate assessment of the trade flows for those countries where national trade data is not readily available and enables ISSB to map the world’s movements of steel and steelmaking raw materials such as iron ore, scrap and coal.

Kallanish Commodities is an independent business media company, with an innovative approach to life long professional learning. We provide the energy and steel sectors with useful, interesting, and informative services including newstrainingreports, and market intelligence.


Kallanish Steel provides a daily steel news service that focuses on commercially relevant steel news and prices.  Find out more about KallanishSteel here.


Kallanish Energy provides a daily energy news service offering detailed and insightful coverage on the North America, South American, and European Oil and Gas markets, focusing on Natural Gas, Unconventionals, Crude Oil.  Find out more about Kallanish Energy here.


We value

In everything we do, we strive to embody our company values. They are at the core of every course, meeting, and interaction. Kallanish Commodities values are: 

  • Market Led
  • Independent
  • High quality products and services
  • Trusted resource
  • Dynamic and forward thinking

Metal Bulletin was first introduced in 1913. Its mission is to provide must-have timely information, including price indications, for the global non-ferrous metals and steel markets. Over the years, Metal Bulletin became established as the bible for the world's metals and steel trading communities. Metal Bulletin is published as a weekly paper magazine, a news and prices website with breaking news alerts, daily email news round-ups, as well as the option of online real-time prices. 

Metal Bulletin's breadth of product offerings extends from online news and prices services, magazines, newsletters and online real time services, to directories and databasesbooksmarket trackers and forecastsresearch reports, andconsultancy and the staging of events around the globe in the form of conferences and exhibitions.



Metal Bulletin is the premium intelligence service for metals and steel professionals everywhere. Covering all global metals and steel markets, it provides a comprehensive package of the latest news, pricing information, expert market commentary and statistics. Metals covered in detail include carbon steelstainless and special steelscrap and secondaryores and alloysraw materialsminor and precious metals and base metals with additional coverage of freight news, capital markets and exchange news and prices.


Metal Bulletin currently publishes pricing information for over 890 metals. We assess prices in a wide variety of markets, with a number of different terms and in different currencies, at varying frequencies. For more information on our pricing methodologies, please visit our pricing methodology page.


The browser-based real-time price streaming service, Metal Bulletin Connect, also means you can now get all the trading news, live prices and data you need from a single source - instead of having to keep switching between different sites.

NASS is a member of the Metals Forum, an alliance of major steel and aluminium trade associations, which meet approximately quarterly to discuss and campaign on matters of mutual concern. Other members of the Forum are:

MetSkill is the strategic skills body for the metals industry and works to achieve measurable and sustainable improvements in business performance for the industry. We represent every part of the metals industry from metals production to recycling, stockholding and distribution, in every part of the UK.

The National Metals Technology Centre (NAMTEC) was established to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the metals and related engineering industries throughout the UK. We have endeavoured to do this by developing an organisation of the highest calibre that is able to provide an innovative technical support programme to these industries and deliver direct economic benefit to the UK’s manufacturing base.

A key part of NAMTEC’s role is to facilitate the transfer of technical information and knowledge between industry and academia, to the mutual benefit of both parties. Our work in this area has led to the creation of new industry-academic partnerships and the creation of a series of collaborative research programmes ranging from the development of high strength magnesium alloys for automotive applications through to the introduction of novel metal-polymer composite structures into the construction sector.

SEMTA (Science, Engineering & Manufacturing Technologies Alliance) is the Sector Skills Council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies sector. Led by the sectors, for the sectors, SEMTA works to raise skills levels of each of the 100,000 businesses and 2 million employees in the nine sectors represented.

Steel Business Briefing Ltd (SBB) was formed in London in 2001 by a small group of steel professionals. Its philosophy was, and still is, to serve the global steel business with quality news, prices, research and events.

SBB now has six offices around the world in key steel areas, and publishes every day in 5 languages. We have over 130 members of staff, are read by over 50,000 people daily, and continue to grow rapidly.

What We Do
Our information products bring you closer to steel facts and other steel people, and have become an essential part of our customers’ daily business.

Key products and services include:

  • Daily Steel News – SBB Daily Briefing
  • Weekly Steel News – SBB World Steel Review
  • Industry Reports including SBB Analytics CHINA, SBB Analytics TURKEY, Global Market Outlook and SBB Insight
  • Steel Industry conferences and events
  • Market Research
  • Steel Company Directory
  • Wall Maps
  • Executive training and master classes
  • Prices for over 170 steel products

Steel First is the online, global steel news and prices service, brought to you by the publishers of Metal Bulletin. Building on 100 years of Metal Bulletin’s history and reputation, Steel First is a dedicated information service for all those involved in the steel industry, covering the entire market from producers and manufacturers to traders and end users.


Steel First brings you comprehensive, global coverage for raw materials, steel products and end-user industries online and via daily email newsletters, delivered around 6AM every day to your inbox. Regional teams, close to the markets, provide a large volume of news stories a day and over 250 prices including daily assessments and indices. 

View the full list of steel prices covered by the Steel First Prices Database here or download our steel prices brochure here.


Steel First currently publishes pricing information for over 250 steel products and raw materials, including the daily Metal Bulletin Iron Ore Index (MBIOI). We assess a large portfolio of steel prices, to defined specifications. Our online pricing tool allows you to compare and analyse those prices in different units and currencies.

ISTA, the International Steel Trade Association, represents the international steel trading interests of mills, stockholders and independent traders as well as steel/raw material derivative traders.  Service providers - including shipping companies, marine and credit insurance brokers, law firms, and information providers - are Associate members. 


ISTA, which advocates free trade balanced with fair trade, represents members at meetings with the British government and European Commission.  It also has a programme of training courses, mill and end-user visits, and networking events.  ISTA's annual lunch held in London in early December is the largest such event in Europe

UK Steel is a national division of Make UK and the trade association for the UK steel industry. It represents the industry to policy and opinion formers, promotes the industry and the importance of steel to the public and provides information and services to its members.