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SteelGuru completes 6 years of operations - Thanks to you

Steel News - Published on Wed, 01 Jun 2011

Dear Reader

As we enter the 7th year of operation it is imperative to recapitulate the journey which has been epoch making. When we commenced operation 6 years ago we envisaged to disseminate news pertaining to steel and allied industry on a single platform giving the readers comfort of ready reckoner of mosaic of information which hitherto was scattered. At the same time we always believed in the ethos that information should be available free as it cannot be sole propriety of any source.

Working on the postulates of free and easy access of information we have traveled a long distance of 2190 days and 312 weeks, without a day interruption. Although this period is nascent in such an activity we have achieved remarkable milestones as follows

1. We have set new record in page hits on www.steelguru.com during last one year ie a total of 45.4 million, growth of 71% YoY. With almost 4 million page hits per month SteelGuru continues to be most popular English based platform on steel, metals and raw materials globally.

While, this reinforces our belief of free dissemination of information in this age, it provides a platform to the sector for effective communication. To utilize our reach, please send mail to advert@steelguru.com

2. We have increased the number of articles during last 12 months to an average of 159 per day. With addition of 58084, the total number of articles in our data base has swelled to 199340 as against 141,256 as of May 31st 2010.

3. With the addition of 4268 new subscribers during last 12 months, the circulation of our flagship E mail based daily news letter Steel Trade Today (STT), being published in 8 flavors, has increased to more than 55,000 subscribers spread across 174 countries.

4. In a path breaking effort we organised India Steel Conference 2011 at Leela Kempinski in March 2011. The maiden venture was a resounding success with an attendance of almost 400 participants encompassing cross section of steel manufactures, users, analyst etc. Of course this would not have been an emphatic success without the participation of stalwarts of the industry from India, China, Brazil, Russia and Europe. You can see detailed proceedings at
http://indian-steel-markets-2011-conference.steelguru.com/

We are still contemplating on the various issues being faced by the steel sector and shall keep you posted about our forthcoming conferences well in advance

5. We have recently added a section for displaying tender notices being released by various companies in the industry. (http://tenders.steelguru.com/). To use this service please send mail to advert@steelguru.com

6. Our pricing portals www.steelprices-india.com, www.steelprices-middleeast.com, www.steelprices-china.com and www.steelprices-europe.com have provided extensive as well as intensive coverage of international and domestic levels in respective regions, It has evoked avid interest of the companies directly or indirectly associated with steel.

Prominent amongst them are Ambit Capital, ArcelorMittal International, BALCO, Benteler, BGR Group, Bharti, BHP Billiton, Bosch, Bharat Petroleum, Cargill, City Corp, Cummins, Daewoo, Daiwa Securities, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss Securities, Eicher Motors, Electro Steel, Engineers India Ltd, Ennore Coke, Essar Steel, Essel Mining, Gammon, Godrej & Boyce, H&K Rolling Mills, Indus Tower, JCB, Jindal Saw Ltd, Joint Plant Committee of Indian government, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, JSW Steel, KIOCL, Kirby, Kotak Securities, Lanco, Mackenzie, MECON, MESCO, Mitsubishi, Mitsui, MMTC Ltd, Monet Ispat, Motilal Oswal, Nippon Steel, NMDC, Noble Resources, Orissa Mining Corporation, POSCO, Pratibha Group, Ramky Infrastructure, Rana Gruber, Reliance India, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, Rungta Mines, Steel Authority of India Limited, Schindler, Shyam Steel, Sinsu Corp, SKF India, Sona Alloys, SunCoke, Sri Renuka Sugar, Sterling & Wilson, Surana Industries, Suzlon, Tube Products India and Welspun etc.

We thank our subscribers for relying on our numbers and taking our prices as independent & unbiased benchmark to know real time levels as well as draw trends. You can avail this opportunity by sending a mail to admin@steelprices-india.com.

Realistically no Endeavour can survive without pecuniary considerations we thank our advertisers for the unmitigated support in maintaining cash flow despite the economic turbulence.

We will strive to eclipse your expectations by continually improving the quality and spread of information and would cherish satisfaction from www.steelguru.com and Steel Trade Today.

We would like to thank you for supporting our endeavor and hope that you would continue to use our services

We would really appreciate your comments or suggestions at editor@steelguru.com

Best Regards

Nishith Sharma
Editor
Posted By : admin on Wed, 01 Jun 2011
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