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Ag Metal Miner

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Ag 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 Ag

  • Which Industries Will Be Hit Hardest By Europe’s Green Deal?

    Published 29 January 2020 | viewed 10,997 times

    Heard of Europe’s Green Deal? No? That may not be surprising, as it was only announced last month. While it sounds like the latest fruit…

  • What Is Holding Back India’s Solar Boom?

    Published 25 January 2020 | viewed 14,434 times

    Indian solar energy story marked a new milestone after India topped the Asia Pacific Region (APAC) for solar photovoltaic (PV) tenders in December 2019. According…

  • The European Auto Industry Is Racing To Ditch Diesel

    Published 29 December 2019 | viewed 26,593 times

    As if the downturn due to a trade-war-induced slowdown in China were not enough, the European automotive industry is facing the challenge of a rapid…

  • Europe Looks To Become An Electric Vehicle Battery Hub

    Published 05 December 2019 | viewed 8,514 times

    Europe is sometimes — often, even — chided for its slow decision-making, which is seen by many as a product of being a “Club of…

  • Ford Stock Climbs On Electric-Mustang Hype

    Published 25 November 2019 | viewed 9,699 times

    For the first time in over half a century, Ford’s Mustang lineup is getting an addition. The electric vehicle revolution continues to build as legacy automakers…

  • Goldman: Go Long On Fracking

    Published 19 November 2019 | viewed 22,209 times

    Judging by the share price of shale oil and gas producers, you would think the industry is one from which to keep well away. Goldman…

  • The Biggest Hurdle In India’s Nuclear Energy Push

    Published 05 October 2019 | viewed 17,725 times

    Nuclear energy is, for now, playing a minuscule role in India’s energy story, contributing to about 2 percent of the country’s electricity needs. But nuclear…

  • Trade War Weighs On Western Automakers In China

    Published 31 July 2019 | viewed 16,851 times

    Automotive executives running carmaking joint ventures in China must be asking themselves regarding the current performance situation: is it a downturn in the lower end…

  • India’s Coal Paradox

    Published 05 January 2019 | viewed 39,780 times

    Few would have predicted this five years ago, but India is facing a real dilemma. It is exacerbated by the country’s predilection for subsidies and…

  • Natural Gas Inventories “Dangerously Low"

    Published 25 August 2018 | viewed 45,717 times

    Futures markets are suggesting the currently benign level of natural gas price volatility may not remain through the winter months. According to the Financial Times,…

  • India’s Coal Reliance Deepens

    Published 25 August 2018 | viewed 30,132 times

    When it comes to coal, India’s litany of woes continues. Despite high prices in international markets, imports continue to rise — and there’s no letting…

  • LNG Use Rises As Major Facilities Come On Line

    Published 30 June 2018 | viewed 10,839 times

    The diverse drivers of expanding renewable energy and demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) are in turn stimulating demand for stainless steels and aluminum. Perversely,…

  • The Double-Edged Sword Of High Oil Prices

    Published 19 May 2018 | viewed 17,138 times

    Rising oil prices were seen last year as a positive result of growing global growth and recovery, but a combination of factors is turning this…

  • Europe’s Untapped Lithium Sources

    Published 12 May 2018 | viewed 10,634 times

    We normally associate Cornwall in England with scones and cream teas … or, if we are really metal nerds, we associate the sometimes-sunny southeast country…

  • Floating Solar Plants Gain Momentum In India

    Published 05 May 2018 | viewed 14,858 times

    There’s a new trend on the solar energy harnessing front in India. Like in China and a few of the Southeast Asian nations, India is…

  • BMW Caught Cheating Emissions Tests

    Published 31 March 2018 | viewed 11,548 times

    If you thought allegations of emissions rigging were a thing of the past, think again. It appears what’s good for Volkswagen is probably good for…

  • Is The Lithium Bubble Set To Pop?

    Published 25 February 2018 | viewed 23,078 times

    A while back I was called by a journalist at a prominent paper and asked what I thought about the lithium market. Was it another…

  • An Unlikely Challenger In The Electric Car Race

    Published 21 February 2018 | viewed 12,472 times

    Initially, electric and now the development of autonomous cars has been a major disrupter for the auto industry, the effects of which we have only…

  • LNG Prices Remain Strong Despite Oversupply Concerns

    Published 17 February 2018 | viewed 14,732 times

    With major new projects coming onstream in Australia and the rising output from the U.S. shale producers, the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market was…

  • Is The Hyperloop Worth The Hype?

    Published 25 January 2018 | viewed 13,876 times

    Silicon Valley and the modern-day entrepreneurs it has spawned cannot be accused of lacking blue sky thinking. Some of their ideas appear whacky and subsequently…

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