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Metal Miner

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Metal Miner

MetalMiner is the largest metals-related media site in the US according to third party ranking sites. With a preemptive global perspective on the issues, trends, strategies, and trade policies that will impact how you source and/or trade metals and related metals services, MetalMiner provides unique insight, analysis, and tools for buyers, purchasing professionals, and everyone else for whom metals and their related markets matter.

Latest articles from Metal

  • Soaring Energy Costs Force Key Zinc Mine To Pause Operations

    Published 10 July 2023 | viewed 6,248 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Plummeting zinc metal prices and rising energy costs recently prompted Boliden to place its Tara zinc mine on care and maintenance…

  • Global Giants Lock Horns Over Rare Earth Resources

    Published 09 July 2023 | viewed 16,587 times

    Via AG Metal MinerThe Rare Earths MMI (Monthly Metals Index) saw little change month-on-month. Overall, the index continued its sideways trend, dropping a slight 2.5%.…

  • China's Steel Titans Brace For Tough Times

    Published 07 July 2023 | viewed 5,464 times

    Via AG Metal Miner   This past weekend, China’s primary steel manufacturing companies released a cautionary statement regarding their profits. In the statement, the manufacturers…

  • Metal Prices Face Bearish Headwinds

    Published 05 July 2023 | viewed 2,995 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Metal prices demonstrated increasingly-bearish short-term movement over the past couple of weeks. HRC, for instance, continues to trend downward while nickel…

  • U.S. Lifts Tariffs On Indian Steel And Aluminum

    Published 03 July 2023 | viewed 5,796 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently visited the United States. During his stay, the two nations agreed to resolve six long-standing disputes…

  • Bulls And Bears Face Off As Copper Outlook Flashes Mixed Signals

    Published 30 June 2023 | viewed 2,588 times

    Via AG Metal MIner   We’ve all heard the story. “The green energy movement will keep copper up!.” But, realistically, how bullish is the long-term…

  • India’s Rising Role In U.S. Commodity Trade

    Published 29 June 2023 | viewed 2,127 times

    Via AG Metal Miner In a recent interview, Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator at the Financial Times, explored the growing relationship between the U.S. and…

  • Russian Aluminum Stockpiles Undermine LME’s Credibility

    Published 28 June 2023 | viewed 2,523 times

    Via AG Metal Miner It’s no news that the London Metal Exchange (LME) has seen a big rise in Russian aluminum inventories in its warehouses. However,…

  • EU’s Net-Zero Goal Hits India’s Aluminum Sector Hard

    Published 27 June 2023 | viewed 2,081 times

    Via AG Metal Miner   The EU’s implementation of the Cross-Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) poses a significant challenge to India’s aluminum industry and the global…

  • Hawkish Fed Spooks Precious Metal Traders

    Published 25 June 2023 | viewed 3,070 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Global Precious Metals MMI (Monthly Metals Index) traded sideways month-on-month. Overall, the index fell 2.75% as numerous components lost upward price momentum. All…

  • Stainless Steel Prices Dip Despite Nickel Rebound

    Published 21 June 2023 | viewed 1,300 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) broke to the downside from May to June, with stainless steel prices falling 10.15% After falling over 14%…

  • India Is Becoming A New Powerhouse In Global Steel Production

    Published 20 June 2023 | viewed 8,315 times

    Via AG Metal Miner COVID-19, poor demand, and several other factors caused a drop in steel production worldwide the past few years. This included China, which…

  • China’s Stimulus Measures Prop Up Copper Prices

    Published 20 June 2023 | viewed 2,908 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 4.29% from May to June as the average copper price continued to show short term volatility. Copper prices…

  • The EV Charging Challenge: U.S. Needs A Million More Stations By 2030

    Published 16 June 2023 | viewed 2,902 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Renewables MMI (Monthly Metals Index) continued to edge sideways, this time rising by just 2.64%. Cobalt and neodymium rising in price contributed the…

  • Aluminum Prices Flatline As LME Grapples With Russian Inventory

    Published 15 June 2023 | viewed 2,073 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Aluminum prices continue to lack enough strength to form either bearish or bullish trends. Since aluminum prices have yet to break…

  • Infrastructure Projects Provide Support Amid Falling Steel Prices

    Published 14 June 2023 | viewed 1,099 times

    Via AG Metal MIner The Construction MMI (Monthly Metals Index) stayed within a tight range, but dropped more than in the previous three months. Overall, the index fell…

  • EU Steel Consumption Predicted To Surge In 2024

    Published 13 June 2023 | viewed 2,242 times

    Via AG Metal Miner A recent European Steel Association (Eurofer) report said that apparent steel consumption within the European Union is likely to improve by…

  • Dam Rupture Complicates Steel Production In Ukraine

    Published 12 June 2023 | viewed 4,815 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Ukrainian steelmaker and longs producer ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih (AMKR) recently stopped steelmaking and rolling operations. A spokesman for the company told MetalMiner that…

  • High Vehicle Costs Dampen Steel Market Momentum

    Published 09 June 2023 | viewed 2,136 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Automotive MMI (Monthly Metals Index) broke its sideways trend this past month, inching down 3.36%. Though all components of the index fell, hot-dipped…

  • Is Recycling The Answer To Rare Earth Shortages?

    Published 08 June 2023 | viewed 1,162 times

    Via AG Metal Miner After a sharp nosedive that lasted two months, the Rare Earths MMI (Monthly Metals Index) finally flattened out between May 1…

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