Feedback has been associated with the Mining and Metals industry for over two decades now and has successfully completed more than 125 challenging and stimulating engagements for over 30 clients. Feedback has an ongoing relationship with 30+ leading Mining & Metal companies and is associated with 5 of the top 10 global metal companies & 7 of the top 10 Indian Metal companies.
Feedback’s industry experts, with an in-depth knowledge of the Indian, Middle East, South East Asian and North African markets; provide outcome based solutions that are practical & implementable. Feedback has structured, tested frameworks across functions to deliver value.
The broad market coverage includes Iron & Steel, Aluminum, Zinc, Copper, etc. under different product forms such as Billet, Slabs, Wire rods, Castings & forgings, Extrusion, Pipes & tubes, Ingots, Sheet coils & foils, etc. Within this eco-system, our expertise cuts across Technology & Equipment, mining, raw material processing, primary metals, rolling, value added, downstream products & markets. Further, Feedback has an excellent ground level understanding of all stakeholders across the value chain – technology suppliers, mining companies, metal producers, downstream processors, value added product manufacturers, distribution and channel, vendors, first users and end customers, etc.
Raw materials and consumables
Speciality steels and special metals
Stainless steel – Longs and Flats
Strip mill products
Pipes and tube
Zinc & Lead
Our skills, experience and offerings span the entire value chain.
Coal, Iron ore, Bauxite, Alumina, Base metal (Copper, Zinc, Nickel, Lead), Ferro Alloys, Chrome: Market & supply scenario, demand & supply forecasts at the global & regional level, Assessment of reserves / production / trade / demand / supply.
Assessment of global & regional availability, sources, price points, cost structure of potential mills, peer comparison
Feedback undertook a Rebar cost manufacturing model for a leading Long Products company in India, where we assessed the fixed & variable cost components of unit production of Rebars, identified components susceptible to change and monitored them on a continuous basis to finally assess the cost of Rebar manufacturing across 15 clusters and 250 producers.
Feedback provided a strategic evaluation of an optimum supply chain mechanism for Special Steel. Specifically, we evaluated direct supply versus stock & sell options. This engagement also involved evaluation of setting up warehouse facilities, location identification based on regional demand and understanding customer needs.
Feedback studied the market attractiveness of Special Steel / Alloy Steel in India for a client by assessing demand / supply scenario and conducting a through product portfolio analysis involving:
Feedback provided inputs on the Electrical Steel Market Opportunity for a client that involved assessing investment options for forward integration to set up service centre facilities. This was based on an extensive evaluation of market opportunity, risks & challenges and Forward integration into manufacturing value added products
Feedback conducted a strategic evaluation of a new technology in a specific size range (smart range) for sintering of iron ore in India.
Feedback undertook a Techno-feasibility evaluation and opportunity assessment for a new process to leverage low grade iron ore and slimes in India to produce pig iron