Business information & trading sites

In some cases, sites may have moved or been updated and we apologise if a link does not work. You can report a broken link via the "Website feedback" category on our contact form.

Business Information

Business Information on the Internet - RBA (Rhodes-Blakeman Associates)

Business Information Sources on the Internet

Company Annual Reports Online

Key Note Reports

Mining Business Digest

Science Technology & Business Collections

Trade Partners Ltd (formerly Export Market Information) Centre


Trading Sites - website dedicated for used machinery for sale in India. Post ads to buy or sell second hand machines at reasonable prices. - the main focus is to bring together buyers and sellers of metals. In addition, it offers four Basic Web Hosting packages ranging in price and technology options for e-business solutions. (USA) - offers professional online services promoting trade in the UK engineering industry

Industrial Furnaces

London Metal Exchange

MEPS - provides the most comprehensive analysis of steel market prices in the world - covering a total of twenty countries on four continents. - "is the internet tool that brings buyers and suppliers of high-tech products together at an early stage of the purchasing process. It provides a true value-added service by analysing the different technical offers on the market and by selecting the best technical solutions for your projects according to your requirements"

Metal Bulletin - offers online news and prices services, magazines, newsletters, online services, directories, research reports, statistics, events and consultancy for the global non-ferrous metals and steel markets.

Metal Casting

MetalSite - leading global marketplace for the buying and selling of metal products. (USA)

MetalWorld - a worldwide information trading site and was established to promote trade in the metals industry.

MineMarket - directory of mineral properties for sale

MostMetals - an online community for the UK metals industry, brings together mills, importers, stockholders and the end-users.

Omnexus - plastics online marketplace. Omnexus, fully operational in the US, last year launched its first Europe-specific services.

Packmark Directory - buyers guide to European Packaging Marks and Logos - limited access to non-subscribers

Plastrep -  resource for the global plastics industry. Supplier information from the databases of European Plastic Product Manufacturers, British Plastics & Rubber, Medical Plastics News and Middle Eastern Plastics.

Recycle Auction Group - e-commerce site for the recycling industry, covers metals, plastics, rubber and other related materials.

Recycle Plastic - This website is aimed at businesses either looking to recycle their unwanted plastics, or looking to buy recycled plastic to include in their processes.

Roskill Reports on Metals and Minerals : Roskill Reports include major sections on all producing countries and the individual producers in them, on each end-use and trends in that market, on international trade, and on prices. There are also news, press releases and information about other publications such as Roskill's Metals Databook, Who Owns Who in Mining, Easter European Minerals Yearbook, Asia Pacific Mineral Yearbook and some newsletters.

The Rubber Room - promotes trade in the Rubber industry.

ScrapSite.Net - marketplace for the buying and selling of scrap on a global scale. (USA)

Sellbuysteel - it is a business-tool which all suppliers and purchasers of steel can use to quickly and accurately locate each other on a regional, national, by world zone or global basis. It is a subscription-based service.

WireIndustry - a trade site that specialises on wire, contains company, suppliers information world wide.