• 3 minutes e-car sales collapse
  • 6 minutes America Is Exceptional in Its Political Divide
  • 11 minutes Perovskites, a ‘dirt cheap’ alternative to silicon, just got a lot more efficient
  • 31 mins GREEN NEW DEAL = BLIZZARD OF LIES
  • 22 hours How Far Have We Really Gotten With Alternative Energy
  • 7 days Natron Energy Achieves First-Ever Commercial-Scale Production of Sodium-Ion Batteries in the U.S.
  • 8 days Bad news for e-cars keeps coming
  • 7 hours By Kellen McGovern Jones - "BlackRock Behind New TX-LA Offshore Wind Farm"
  • 6 days The United States produced more crude oil than any nation, at any time.
  • 9 days RUSSIA - Turkey & India Stop Buying Russian Oil as USA Increases Crackdown on Sanctions
Cold Rolled Stainless Imports Surge Despite Higher Freight Rates

Cold Rolled Stainless Imports Surge Despite Higher Freight Rates

Stainless steel demand remains sluggish,…

Copper Prices Bounce Back On Market Optimism

Copper Prices Bounce Back On Market Optimism

Copper prices rebound as market…

Metals / Commodities

Zimbabwe's Steel Industry Revitalized with New $1.5 Billion Plant

Jul 12, 2024 at 05:51 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Zimbabwe’s got itself a brand new iron and steel manufacturing plant, courtesy of the Chinese.…

Copper Prices Bounce Back On Market Optimism

Jul 11, 2024 at 07:58 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Overall, the Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 6.66% from June to July. Following a…

LME Returns to Court Over $12 Billion Nickel Trading Fiasco

Jul 10, 2024 at 07:47 | City A.M

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is back in court this week as it seeks to defend against Elliott Investment Management’s application to appeal…

What U.S. Companies Need to Know About China's Rare Earth Restriction

Jul 09, 2024 at 09:38 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Rare Earths MMI (Monthly Metals Index) took a steep dive in price action after…

Cold Rolled Stainless Imports Surge Despite Higher Freight Rates

Jul 08, 2024 at 08:36 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Overall, the Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) reversed to the downside, with a 10.88% drop…

Raw Material Shortages Weigh on EU Ammunition Production

Jul 08, 2024 at 08:30 | RFE/RL staff

The European Union's capacity to produce 155 mm artillery ammunition may be less than half as large as public estimates by senior EU officials indicate, affecting the bloc's…

Why Are Hedge Funds Buying Up Physical Cobalt?

Jul 05, 2024 at 06:08 | ZeroHedge

Cautious optimism is creeping back into the cobalt metal market as hedge funds move to physical purchases of the battery metal as prices slump to seven-year lows. With…

Liberty Ostrava's Insolvency Raises Concerns for European Steel Industry

Jul 05, 2024 at 05:29 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   Liberty Steel Ostrava, a steel manufacturing plant in the Czech Republic, recently entered an…

Steel Industry Reacts to Import Caps and Tariffs with Cautious Approach

Jul 01, 2024 at 06:29 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Sources said that steel manufacturing entities in northern Europe are unlikely to seek price increases on hot rolled coil until…

Why Is BHP So Obsessed With Anglo American?

Jun 27, 2024 at 09:45 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   Australian mining multinational BHP recently abandoned its bid for London- and Johannesburg listed Anglo American after the target company…

Copper and Nickel Face Cooling Demand

Jun 25, 2024 at 09:00 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Overall, the Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose 3.89% from May to June.

Aluminum Prices Face Downward Pressure Amid Oversupply Concerns

Jun 24, 2024 at 07:05 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Overall, the Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose 4.09% from May to June.

Chinese Copper Exports Are Flooding Global Markets

Jun 21, 2024 at 08:50 | ZeroHedge

Until the Chinese government introduces more robust stimulus packages to counter soft economic data and exporters in the world's second-largest economy ease up on flooding global markets with…

Kyrgyz Parliament Lifts Ban on Uranium Mining

Jun 21, 2024 at 08:32 | Eurasianet

Environmental activists in Kyrgyzstan are worried about the rising potential for a disaster following the parliament’s decision to resume uranium mining after a five-year hiatus.  The…

Copper Market Rally Loses Steam as Demand Fails to Keep Up

Jun 21, 2024 at 07:49 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Overall, the Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose 3.48% from May to June.

China’s Secret Weapon in the Global Copper War

Jun 20, 2024 at 07:32 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Copper demand continues to surge globally. And as the rest of the world struggles with the rising price of copper and the ever-changing copper market,…

U.S. Steel Prices Pressured by Influx of Vietnamese Imports

Jun 19, 2024 at 04:24 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) remained sideways, with a modest 1.33% decline from May to June. As a whole, U.S. flat rolled…

Brazil Looks To Challenge China’s Dominance in Rare Earth Minerals

Jun 18, 2024 at 09:22 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Brazil is estimated to hold the world’s third-largest reserves of rare earths, the critical minerals vital for modern technology and the energy transition. Brazil’s rare earths mining industry has just…

Europe Aims to Reduce Reliance on China for Critical Minerals

Jun 18, 2024 at 08:19 | Felicity Bradstock

Europe has been looking for ways to accelerate its rare earth metals production to diversify its supply chain and reduce reliance on China as its main supplier. Several minerals will…

Geopolitical Tensions and Rising Interest Rates Damping Metal Demand

Jun 14, 2024 at 07:31 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner  The Construction MMI (Monthly Metals Index) continued to hold sideways month-over-month, without significant bullish or…

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News