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U.S. Aluminum Market Roiled by Closure of Major Smelter

U.S. Aluminum Market Roiled by Closure of Major Smelter

Aluminum prices experience a slight…

Is a Deep-Sea Mining Boom Inevitable?

Is a Deep-Sea Mining Boom Inevitable?

The UN regulator overseeing deep-sea…

Metals / Commodities

EU Mulls Extending Steel Safeguard Measures Amid Flood of Imports

Mar 01, 2024 at 09:07 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, is due to examine a request to extend a 25%…

Low-Cost Nickel from Indonesia is Flooding The Market

Feb 29, 2024 at 07:31 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   The global nickel mining industry is under stress, and the primary reason is an oversupply of low-cost nickel from…

EU Member States Clash on Sanctioning Russian Aluminum

Feb 28, 2024 at 07:52 | RFE/RL staff

Last week, the EU passed its latest sanctions package on Russia to coincide with the second anniversary of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine.…

Ukraine Steel Giant Faces 31% Drop in Steel Production

Feb 28, 2024 at 07:46 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   Ukrainian metals and mining group Metinvest recently reported a 31% decrease year on year in its crude steel production…

Is a Deep-Sea Mining Boom Inevitable?

Feb 27, 2024 at 09:16 | Felicity Bradstock

Just a month after Norway approved the world’s first deep-sea mineral mining, a UN regulator has stated that he thinks the international practice of deep-sea mining is likely inevitable. There…

China’s Aluminum Sales to EU Plunge 30% Due to New Carbon Tariff

Feb 23, 2024 at 08:06 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner Earlier this week, the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association reported a 30% decline in the volume of aluminum products exported…

UK Trade Authority Probes Steel Import Quotas

Feb 23, 2024 at 07:35 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The United Kingdom’s Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) recently initiated a suspension review on safeguard measures against hot rolled flat and…

U.S. Aluminum Market Roiled by Closure of Major Smelter

Feb 21, 2024 at 07:57 | Metal Miner

Following a 4.7% month-over-month decline during January, aluminum prices fell an additional 1.9% throughout the first half of February. Despite these declines, aluminum prices continued to trade in…

Iron Ore Prices Rise as China Ramps Up Imports

Feb 16, 2024 at 07:00 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The first month of 2024 saw iron ore kick-off to a strong start, mainly due to increasing prices and substantial…

Three Countries Hold 50% of the World’s Uranium Reserves

Feb 16, 2024 at 06:34 | ZeroHedge

There can be a tendency to believe that uranium deposits are scarce from the critical role it plays in generating nuclear energy, along with all the costs and…

Trump Vows to Block U.S. Steel Acquisition

Feb 15, 2024 at 07:50 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 11.17% from January to February as steel…

Wyoming Rare Earth Discovery Could Shake Up Global Markets

Feb 14, 2024 at 07:13 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   Month-on-month, rare earths prices exhibited sharp downward movement. While weaker downstream demand could potentially prove one culprit in the…

Market Woes Force Glencore to Unload Stake in Major Nickel Mine

Feb 14, 2024 at 07:01 | City A.M

Mining giant Glencore is exiting its 49 percent stake in a major nickel mine, weeks after lowering expectations for its performance in a slumping global market for the…

Skyrocketing Battery Mineral Demand Set to Outpace Supply By 2023

Feb 14, 2024 at 06:58 | ZeroHedge

Battery minerals are vital for the clean energy transition. They power cost-effective, on-demand energy systems and are at the core of decarbonizing transportation. In the

Bearish Market Conditions Persist for Stainless Steel

Feb 13, 2024 at 07:55 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   The downtrend for nickel prices showed signs of exhaustion, with significant potential to impact…

Silicon Valley Startup Claims Massive Copper Discovery in Africa

Feb 07, 2024 at 08:00 | Irina Slav

A Silicon Valley firm dubbed KoBold Metals has announced what it says is a huge copper deposit discovery in Zambia—one of the biggest producers of the metal in Africa.…

Global Steel Markets Navigate Through Turbulence and Transition

Feb 06, 2024 at 09:37 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner    Data from the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) released on January 25 indicates that global crude steel production remained largely…

Global Demand for Critical Minerals Spurs Recycling Debate

Feb 05, 2024 at 07:52 | Felicity Bradstock

There are big plans for the production of critical minerals to meet the rapidly growing demand as the world undergoes a green transition. Governments are starting to work together to…

China’s Real Estate Crash Threatens Commodity Supplies and Suppliers

Feb 02, 2024 at 09:05 | Metal Miner

  Via Metal Miner   The recent liquidation order by a Hong Kong court of debt-ridden Chinese property giant Evergrande has once again…

Australia Looks To Capitalize on China’s Insatiable Copper Demand

Jan 31, 2024 at 07:38 | Metal Miner

Via Metal Miner   The frosty relationship between China and Australia continues to thaw, as evidenced in the bi-lateral trade indices indicate. Now,…

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