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Metal Miner

Metal Miner

Contributor since: 29 Sep 2011

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 Metal

  • Possible Cuts In Government Funding Could Affect Renewables

    Published 14 April 2023 | viewed 2,468 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Renewables MMI (Monthly Metals Index) dropped by 3.65% between March and April. This represents the index’s most significant drop since November 2022. Despite…

  • Aluminum Prices Remain Stagnant As Russian Exports Rise

    Published 13 April 2023 | viewed 1,960 times

    Via AG Metal Miner  Aluminum prices saw a short-term rebound recently. After declining for much of February, price action found support in March and then…

  • Copper Prices Stuck In Limbo

    Published 11 April 2023 | viewed 4,636 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Overall, the Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose 2.18% from March to April. However, what is the price of copper currently?…

  • Glencore-Teck Merger Proposal Faces Skepticism

    Published 10 April 2023 | viewed 1,411 times

    Via AG Metal Miner On April 3, multinational commodity trader and mining group Glencore announced its proposal for a merger with Canada’s Teck Resources. Estimates say the…

  • U.S. Short-Term Steel Outlook Remains Bullish

    Published 07 April 2023 | viewed 2,206 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) moved sideways from March to April, with a mere 0.65% increase. A sharp reversal to the downside…

  • Tesla's Pivot Away From Rare Earths Could Push Other Automakers To Follow Suit

    Published 06 April 2023 | viewed 7,443 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Rare Earths MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) dropped drastically again this month, suffering a 15.5% decline. Despite this, downward price action began to…

  • Steel Buyers Brace For A Bumpy 2023

    Published 05 April 2023 | viewed 6,281 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The irony is not lost on steel buyers when they hear the phrase “the cold, hard truth.” After a massive spike at…

  • India’s Steel Industry Is Set To Boom This Year

    Published 03 April 2023 | viewed 6,130 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The latest steel news reports that Indian steel production is expected to increase throughout 2023. The information comes directly from sector experts…

  • Copper Shortage Looms, But Will It Translate To Higher Prices?

    Published 29 March 2023 | viewed 4,783 times

    Via AG Metal Miner In recent weeks, the copper market has taken an upward turn. However, many are curious whether or not copper prices today will…

  • Power Shortages Disrupt Aluminum Production In South China

    Published 28 March 2023 | viewed 3,259 times

    Via AG Metal Miner China’s aluminum production faces a “touch and go” situation once again. In this case, the problem is mainly due to a power…

  • Is A Global Tin Shortage Looming?

    Published 24 March 2023 | viewed 2,750 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Cornish Metals plans to begin tin mining at its wholly-owned South Crofty site by 2026. According to the Vancouver-headquartered company, the…

  • Experts Predict Gold Prices Could Reach $2,000 By End Of Year

    Published 22 March 2023 | viewed 5,024 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Global Precious Metals MMI (Monthly MetalMiner Index) dropped considerably month-over-month. All in all, the index fell by 8.74%. The market continues…

  • Economic Worries Weigh On Nickel Prices

    Published 20 March 2023 | viewed 2,614 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped 4.68% from February to March. Meanwhile, the price of Nickel also fell significantly. Stainless Spot Pricing for…

  • What Does The Future Hold For Iron Ore Markets?

    Published 16 March 2023 | viewed 3,763 times

    By AG Metal Miner Iron ore futures continue to climb steadily. The Singapore benchmark for iron ore futures exceeded U.S. $130 a ton on Monday. The…

  • U.S. Steel Prices Surge As Supply Fails To Meet Demand

    Published 15 March 2023 | viewed 11,583 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Raw Steels Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 8.74% from February to March. The growth was largely due to the…

  • India’s Opportunistic Pursuit Of Cheaper Oil From Russia

    Published 14 March 2023 | viewed 4,182 times

    Via AG Metal Miner  As the old saying goes, “one man’s crisis is another’s opportunity.” Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions and ruined trade…

  • Copper Prices Face Bearish Headwinds

    Published 13 March 2023 | viewed 11,764 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Recent price action suggests strong potential for the price of copper to shift away from the rally witnessed at the beginning of…

  • Can Solid-State Batteries Replace Lithium-Ion Technology?

    Published 07 March 2023 | viewed 20,345 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Lithium-ion is having a bad day – or year. In fact, depending on the source, “years” might be more appropriate. Lithium-ion (Li-ion)…

  • Are Today’s Metal Price Forecasts More Reliable Than Ever?

    Published 05 March 2023 | viewed 2,005 times

    Not many years ago, I attended a large steel conference. A speaker there referenced his past years’ price predictions by saying, “I sure got that…

  • Rio Tinto Signs Iron Deal With One Of China’s Top Steelmakers

    Published 27 February 2023 | viewed 3,602 times

    Via AG Metal Miner   New developments continue to signal coming improvements in Chinese steel production. Among these is a forecast of prospects for the…

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