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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…

Automakers Are Struggling To Secure Steel Supply

Oct 06, 2022 at 09:09 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner  The MetalMiner Automotive MMI dropped substantially in October, dipping by 9.08%. Manufacturing limitations due to energy…

The West’s Rare Earth Rush Is Being Threatened By Ongoing Energy Crisis

Oct 04, 2022 at 08:54 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner    The Rare Earths MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) fell an additional 4.04% between September and October, less than half…

Central Banks Are Stocking Up On Gold

Oct 04, 2022 at 08:32 | ZeroHedge

Central banks globally added to their net gold holdings for the fifth consecutive month in August, according to the latest data released by the World Gold Council.

The LME Is Carefully Considering A Potential Ban On Russian Metals

Oct 03, 2022 at 09:01 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner  Last week, speculators bought up aluminum amid a $100/ton spike following news that LME aluminum may soon exclude Russian…

Indonesia Set To Win Big As European Smelters Shut Down

Sep 30, 2022 at 09:30 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner Experts anticipate that nickel prices will remain sluggish for the foreseeable future. After the…

Tin Market Plagued By Bearish Trend

Sep 30, 2022 at 08:50 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner After a nearly two-year-long bullish trend in the tin market, the tin price recently…

Aluminum Prices Soar By Record 8.5% As LME Weighs Ban On Russian Metals

Sep 29, 2022 at 08:50 | ZeroHedge

The closer we get to year end, the more we are reminded of the turbulent days of February and March when commodity prices soared to record highs on…

Strong Dollar Threatens Demand For Industrial Metals

Sep 27, 2022 at 09:59 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner Experts agree that a global recession is now a foregone conclusion. Though they continue to argue about the potential extent of…

A “Perfect Storm” Is Brewing In Aluminum Markets

Sep 26, 2022 at 09:48 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal MinerAluminum supply continues to shrink thanks to smelter shutdowns caused by ongoing energy shortages. Aluminum prices enjoyed…

Steel Prices Stagnate Despite Energy Prices Weighing On Production

Sep 23, 2022 at 07:54 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner   Hot rolled coil steel prices in Western Europe remain largely unchanged since early September. However,…

Copper Prices Remain Resilient As Uncertainty Persists

Sep 21, 2022 at 09:02 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner The copper industry showed resilience through many market challenges throughout 2022. Despite dropping prices and demand, copper continues to…

Biden’s “Buy Clean” Initiative Is A Boon For Steel Manufacturers

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:52 | Ag Metal Miner

Via AG Metal Miner  The Biden-Harris Administration today announced that they would “prioritize the purchase of key low-carbon construction materials, covering 98% of…

Space Diamonds May Be The Future Of Mining And Manufacturing

Sep 16, 2022 at 09:30 | ZeroHedge

Tiny folded diamonds that fell to Earth from an ancient dwarf star may sound like something from an intergalactic feature film, but researchers from Australia and the United Kingdom have…

Copper Could See A Supply Shortfall By 2025

Sep 15, 2022 at 08:38 | Ag Metal Miner

At the start of this year, Rio Tinto PLC and the Mongolian Government announced they had reached an historic agreement with copper and metal manufacturing. The announcement came…

Industrial Metal Squeeze Weighs On U.S. Construction

Sep 14, 2022 at 08:08 | Ag Metal Miner

The September Construction MMI traded sideways, falling a modest 2.56%. However, this trend will likely not continue. Supply and energy shortages continue to weigh heavily…


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