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Tata Steel's Electric Arc Furnace Project in Limbo

Tata Steel's Electric Arc Furnace Project in Limbo

Tata Steel expressed concerns about…

Extreme Weather and Red Sea Crisis Trigger Commodities Rally

Extreme Weather and Red Sea Crisis Trigger Commodities Rally

Extreme weather conditions, escalating geopolitical…

Metals / Commodities

U.S. Automakers Race to Offset the Rise in Copper Prices

Jun 13, 2024 at 07:06 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Automotive MMI (Monthly Metals Index) continued to rise month-over-month, this time increasing by 3.04%.…

Tata Steel's Electric Arc Furnace Project in Limbo

Jun 11, 2024 at 07:08 | City A.M

Tata Steel bosses have raised concerns about the impact the UK’s General Election on July 4 could have on its £1.25bn plans at its Port Talbot site.

What’s Next for Copper Markets?

Jun 10, 2024 at 06:06 | ZeroHedge

Tight supplies from copper mines and the looming threat of a worsening global deficit rocketed copper prices from February to June, and the AI trade, which drove momentum…

Surge in Demand Drives Up Shipping Costs for U.S. Importers

Jun 06, 2024 at 06:29 | Stuart Burns

Via Metal Miner An unexpected surge in demand could complicate global import logistics, raising prices for U.S. importers. So far, global GDP growth…

New Blast Furnace Could Cut Liberty Steel’s Emissions by 80%

Jun 04, 2024 at 07:32 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   Steel manufacturing giant Liberty Steel recently signed a contract with Chinese engineering company CISDI, finalizing a feasibility study to…

China-Taiwan Conflict Raises Concerns for Semiconductors and Gold

Jun 04, 2024 at 07:29 | ZeroHedge

Via SchiffGold.com, American-made weapons will soon be bound for Taiwan, American lawmakers are telling Taiwanese President Lai Ching-te, sending shockwaves…

Extreme Weather and Red Sea Crisis Trigger Commodities Rally

Jun 03, 2024 at 00:43 | Alex Kimani

After three years of extreme volatility, many experts predicted that commodities prices would broadly stabilize in 2024. However, adverse weather conditions, escalating geopolitical tensions and soaring shipping costs are turning…

BHP-Anglo Debacle Shines Spotlight on Copper Scarcity

May 31, 2024 at 11:03 | Irina Slav

This week saw BHP’s last attempt to acquire fellow miner Anglo American fail. The negotiations had lasted six weeks, the offer prices were hiked twice, and yet the deal broke…

U.S. Steel Tariffs Send Shockwaves Through Indian Steel Industry

May 31, 2024 at 07:52 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner India’s steel industry currently finds itself in a stressful predicament. Already reeling from cheap steel imports, the country is now…

Europe’s Steel Industry Set for Major Shakeup

May 29, 2024 at 09:32 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Liberty Steel recently triggered a review of its downstream flat rolling assets in Western Europe. The firm’s parent company, GFG…

AngloAmerican Dumps Coal, Platinum and Diamonds to Focus on Core Business

May 29, 2024 at 08:18 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner AngloAmerican plans to divest several assets under its plans to simplify its portfolio, including coking coal. The move follows the…

Surging Commodity Prices Re-Ignite Inflation Fears

May 28, 2024 at 06:14 | ZeroHedge

By Garfield Reynolds, Bloomberg Markets Live reporter and strategist Surging commodity prices are threatening to bring inflation back through a door that investors thought central banks…

What's Behind the Recent Rally in Copper Prices?

May 28, 2024 at 02:56 | City A.M

The price of copper has surged to an all-time high this week, and in doing so, it broke the $11,000-per-ton mark for the first time ever. The landmark…

A Looming Copper Bottleneck Could Derail the Energy Transition

May 24, 2024 at 11:03 | Haley Zaremba

A new report from the International Energy Forum warns that global copper production may soon be critically outpaced by soaring global demand for the metal, which is a key component…

China’s Iron Ore Imports Expected to Hit Record High This Year

May 23, 2024 at 09:04 | Metal Miner

Via AGMetalminer.com If iron ore is in the news, can China be far behind? Contrary to earlier predictions, China may end up importing a record consignment of…

What Could Derail The Copper Rally?

May 21, 2024 at 08:47 | Metal Miner

Via MetalMiner.com Overall, the Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose 17.36% from April to May. The copper price uptrend accelerated throughout April. Bullish momentum saw prices surge nearly…

Jeff Currie: Copper Is The Best Trade Of My Career

May 17, 2024 at 15:05 | Alex Kimani

A couple of years ago, commodity pundits predicted that the green metal quartet of copper, lithium, nickel and cobalt would become the new age oil rivaling the total value of…

British Steel Plans to Build Electric Arc Furnace at Scunthorpe Site

May 17, 2024 at 08:45 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner British Steel recently secured permission from the local authorities to build an electric arc furnace at its Scunthorpe site in…

Are High Commodity Prices Becoming a Problem for the Fed?

May 16, 2024 at 08:45 | ZeroHedge

About a month ago, HSBC Global Research noted a forecast for a "weak" bull market in commodities. New data shows that the US…

EU Courts Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for Critical Raw Materials

May 15, 2024 at 09:22 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Ramped-up offshore exploration for rare earth metals and minerals, vital components in sought-after products like hybrid vehicles and smartphone screens,…

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