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Metals / Commodities

Are Nickel Prices Poised For A Breakout?

Nov 16, 2022 at 08:36 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved sideways with a modest 1.41% decline from…

Canada Shakes Up Metals Market With New Foreign Investment Rule

Nov 15, 2022 at 07:11 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   Canada has a new foreign investment rule that is sure to send ripples through the mineral and metal…

Potential Ban On Russian Metals Pushes Aluminum Prices Higher

Nov 14, 2022 at 08:02 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner Aluminum prices consolidated last month within a range formed between late September and early October. The…

Uncertainty About Chinese Production Weighs On Construction Metals

Nov 11, 2022 at 08:44 | Ag Metal Miner

By Jennifer Kary via AG Metal Miner The November Construction MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) dropped by 4.16%. The trend over the past 3-4 months reflects…

Rare Earths And Hydrogen At The Core Of New EU-Kazakhstan Trade Deals

Nov 10, 2022 at 08:45 | Eurasianet

  Europe has turned its sights on distant Kazakhstan as it casts around for supplies of rare earth metals and clean hydrogen to meet its green economy targets.…

Could Copper Prices Be Poised For A Breakout?

Nov 09, 2022 at 07:50 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved sideways, with the overall copper price falling…

Collapse Of Asia’s Largest Aluminum Producer Leaves Massive Hole In Market

Nov 04, 2022 at 09:32 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner Recent aluminum supply news remains inundated with the Zhongwang Holdings controversy. Many remember the case from 2019 when US…

New Class Of Materials Could Replace Metals As Electricity Conductors

Nov 03, 2022 at 09:49 | Brian Westenhaus

University of Chicago scientists have discovered a way to create a material that can be made like a plastic, but conducts electricity more like a metal.

Will The LME Ban Trading Of Russian Metals?

Nov 03, 2022 at 09:20 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner According to the latest metal news, the London Metal Exchange (LME) is in a quandary over how to handle…

Indonesia Looking To Shake Up The Tin Market

Oct 31, 2022 at 09:38 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The Indonesian government has plans to shake up the tin market over the next few months. One analyst told…

Zinc Prices Could Slide Further

Oct 28, 2022 at 09:46 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner Since the beginning of 2022, tin prices have steadily declined. Indeed, such was the case for many metal prices…

Battery Makers Can’t Escape Rising Nickel Costs

Oct 25, 2022 at 08:22 | Stuart Burns

Via AG Metal Miner    Battery original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have enjoyed a clear trend for much of the last decade. In fact,…

Falling Metal Prices Could Be A Boon For Manufacturers

Oct 20, 2022 at 09:11 | Ag Metal Miner

  Via AG Metal Miner  Most metal prices experienced considerable drops from price levels seen just a year ago. Indeed, excluding

Chinese Steel Manufacturers On The Brink Of Bankruptcy

Oct 18, 2022 at 08:18 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner Is it all doom and gloom for Chinese steel manufacturing? It’s hard to tell at the moment. Indeed, China…

Rio Tinto Warns Commodity Boom Is Coming To An End As Downside Risks Emerge

Oct 18, 2022 at 07:39 | City A.M

Iron ore demand will be weighed down by a global slowdown in commodity markets, driven by Covid-19 clampdowns in China and a looming recession across developed Western economies…

Copper Remains Range-Bound As Bears And Bulls Duke It Out

Oct 17, 2022 at 08:12 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The October Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 5.59% from September to October, with all components…

Prospectors Turn To Old Mines For New Riches

Oct 13, 2022 at 08:57 | Brian Westenhaus

Coming up with the minerals for producing and using energy and fuels will require a wide range of critical metals. One of these rare earth…

Glencore Slows Zinc Smelting As Energy Prices Sting

Oct 12, 2022 at 07:32 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner Glencore plans to place the zinc smelting line at its Nordenham plant in northern Germany on care and maintenance…

Battery Metals Trade Sideways As Market Becomes More Competitive

Oct 11, 2022 at 08:53 | Ag Metal Miner

By AG Metal Miner The October Renewables MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) dropped yet again, but by less than…

Aluminum Prices Stabilize, But Demand Remains Soft

Oct 07, 2022 at 08:36 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner After substantial declines throughout September, this month’s aluminum prices appear strong compared to other…

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