Wednesday, November 22, 2017

This Morning in Metals: DOC Announces Anti-Dumping Wire Rod Ruling

This morning in metals news, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an affirmative ruling in its anti-dumping investigation of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from Belarus, Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Nucor announces it will build a new steel mill in Missouri and the zinc price moves up on supply tightening concerns....

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

This Morning in Metals: U.S. Raw Steel Production Rises

This morning in metals news, raw steel production in the U.S. jumped last week, Century Aluminum was down 10.8% on Monday and nickel prices are aided by steel on Tuesday. U.S. Raw Steel Production Up 9.7% Raw steel production was up 9.7% year-over-year for the week ending Nov. 18, according to weekly data from the...

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Global Weather Disruptions Could Impact Metal Prices This Winter

There is widespread agreement and considerable evidence to suggest the global weather patterns of El Niño and La Niña can have a significant impact on commodity prices. But impacting average temperatures and rainfall as these weather patterns do, the most significant impact is, not surprisingly, on agricultural commodities in the grain sector. Benchmark Your Current...

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Steel Contract Season Booms … But Prices? Not So Much

The contract season has already started and steel prices have yet to react. Although domestic steel prices increased during the last week of October and the first of November, prices fell again last week. Benchmark Your Current Metal Price by Grade, Shape and Alloy: See How it Stacks Up Steel prices have traded flat for...

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Week in Review: Indian Railways, the Panama Papers and the Return of the MetalMiner Podcast

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was: Benchmark Your Current Metal Price by Grade, Shape and Alloy: See How it Stacks Up India has big plans to modernize its railway system, our Sohrab Darabshaw writes. In case you missed it, our November MMI report is out....

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Aluminum Weakness May be Temporary

Yes, the aluminum price has fallen back this month. Yes, it is looking decidedly weak compared to its high point of $2,215 per metric ton earlier this month. Yes, inventory on the Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) is building rapidly, hitting a record high this week of 666,581 tons, according to Reuters. Benchmark Your Current Metal...

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

This Morning in Metals: Platinum Rebound Imminent, Says Northam CEO

This morning in metals news, the CEO of Northam Platinum indicated the platinum price is due for upward movement, raw steel production in the U.S. last week was up significantly and Chinese aluminum production was down during October. Benchmark Your Current Metal Price by Grade, Shape and Alloy: See How it Stacks Up Platinum on...

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