Consulting Services

Metal Strategies Inc. has conducted nearly 1,000 market research and due diligence studies and is a leading management consulting firm to the world steel, steel raw materials, metals and mining sector.

  • Strategic Consulting:
    • In-depth market research
    • In-depth interview-based market research direct interviews with up to 100 target customers
    • M&A, lead advisory services
    • Feasibility studies in steel, steel raw materials, metals and mining
    • Bankable due diligence, technical, commercial and strategic studies in steel and related raw materials industries.
    • Expert witness consulting

Examples of Recent Consulting Projects

  • Multiple techno-economic feasibility studies for energy pipe and tube mills in North America, China and Europe.
  • Multiple, logistics optimization and site selections studies
  • Multiple recent feasibility and due diligence studies for aluminum flat rolled facilities
  • Multiple recent techno-economic feasibility studies for alternative iron facilities (DRI, HBI, MPI, HPPI)
  • Multiple techno-economic feasibility studies for SBQ and MBQ bar and heavy shape and rail mills in North America, China and Europe.
  • Multiple techno-economic feasibility studies for stand-alone and integrated plate mills in North America, Africa-Middle East, and Asia (China, Indonesia, India).
  • Commercial and competitive feasibility studies for iron ore and coal mining operations and scrap  companies in the Americas, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Consulting Concept

  • Metal Strategies operates with highly-experienced personnel and an extensive in-house library
  • We have developed strategic alliances with a number of companies around the world in order to provide fluid access to specialists
  • Metal Strategies emphasizes the following conduct:
    • Independence, objectivity and confidentiality
    • High level of customer service
    • Commitment to ethical responsibilities

How we work depends on our client’s needs and objectives:

Independently of Client, driven by:
  • Research requirements
  • Independent evaluation
  • Client resource constraints
  • Consultants provide the data
  • Final product is report/presentation
Jointly with Client, driven by:
  • Team building requirements
  • Need to establish a consensus
  • Need for independent facilitator
  • Clients learn with the consultants
  • Final product is synthesis

Consulting Services

  • Business strategy development and evaluation
  • Customized market research and competitive environment assessment
  • Commercial and technical feasibility studies and risk evaluations
  • Full scope due diligence studies
  • Assets Value Analysis
  • Operations benchmarking, cost modeling and analysis
  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions analysis and advisory
  • Labor and employment advisory
  • Legal consulting
  • Worldwide steel plant cost, market and financial databases
  • Ocean bulk shipping costs and logistics
  • EPC – Engineering Procurement Construction Due Diligence and Milestone Management
  • Mining Geology Due Diligence

Consulting Approach

Consulting Approach

Working Structure

How we work depends on our client’s needs and objectives

Independently of Client
  • Driven by:
    • research requirements
    • independent evaluation
    • client resource constraints
  • Consultants provide the data
  • Final product is report/presentation
Jointly with Client
  • Driven by:
    • team building requirements
    • need to establish a consensus
    • need for independent facilitator
  • Clients learn with the consultants
  • Final product is synthesis