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Metal Miner

Metal Miner

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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

  • Tata Steel’s UK Plant Is Struggling To Cope With Rising Costs

    Published 17 May 2023 | viewed 3,164 times

    By Chistopher Rivituso via AGMetalminer.com Difficult trading conditions and a lack of clarity over state aid have put the future of Tata Steel’s UK plant…

  • Copper Prices Slide Despite Expected Deficit

    Published 16 May 2023 | viewed 5,019 times

    By Nichole Bastin via AGMetalminer.com Copper prices continued to slide this past month, although not enough to trigger a downward trend. As lower lows have yet…

  • Russian Supply Glut Forces LME Aluminum Prices Lower

    Published 14 May 2023 | viewed 3,573 times

      By Nichole Bastin via AGMetalminer.com Aluminum prices continued to slowly edge downward, but remained within an overall sideways trend. After prices fell 1.31% throughout…

  • Commodity Trade Between China And Australia Jumps

    Published 11 May 2023 | viewed 2,101 times

    By Sohrab Darabshaw via AGMetalminer.com March proved a good month for Australia and China. New data shows Australia’s exports to China touched a new high in…

  • Teck Changes Proposal To Separate Metal And Coal Business

    Published 08 May 2023 | viewed 5,768 times

    By AGMetalminer.com Canadian mining group Teck Resources recently withdrew its proposal to separate its metals and coal companies into two separate assets. The Vancouver-headquartered company…

  • Why Cobalt Prices Have Fallen To A 4-Year Low

    Published 04 May 2023 | viewed 3,846 times

    By the AGMetalminer team The cobalt price index fell below $26,000 per tonne as of April 2023, its lowest level since 2019. Indeed, while cobalt…

  • Rare Earth Metals See Prices Plunge

    Published 03 May 2023 | viewed 13,220 times

    By Jennifer Kary via AGMetalminer.com The Rare Earths MMI (Monthly Metals Index) suffered yet another significant drop month-over-month. Overall, the index fell 15.81%. These massive…

  • Platinum May Soon Be In Short Supply

    Published 02 May 2023 | viewed 3,754 times

    Whenever there is an argument about the sufficiency of resources to meet the demands of our voracious industrial economy, those defending the cornucopian view say, "But, we…

  • Series Of Power Cuts Disrupt Aluminum Production In Yunnan

    Published 30 April 2023 | viewed 2,192 times

    Via AG Metal Miner A new question mark hangs over the fate of Chinese aluminum production for the rest of 2023. In March, China’s primary…

  • The Volatility Of Nickel And Stainless Steel Markets

    Published 27 April 2023 | viewed 1,881 times

    Via AG Metal Miner Stainless steel is intriguing from a pricing perspective. After all, it has practical applications that are especially sensitive to even small…

  • China's Steel Exports Reach Highest Monthly Total Since April 2021

    Published 26 April 2023 | viewed 2,486 times

    Via AG Metal Miner For the 1st quarter of this year, China’s iron ore imports hit a Q1 record. Altogether, prices climbed nearly 10% from January…

  • Nickel Surplus Weighs On Stainless Steel Prices

    Published 20 April 2023 | viewed 3,045 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Stainless Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 7.53% from March to April. Downside momentum continued to pressure the nickel market, sending prices down into…

  • Investors Turn To Precious Metals Amid Recessionary Fears

    Published 19 April 2023 | viewed 3,401 times

    Via AG Metal Miner The Global Precious Metals MMI (Monthly Metals Index) enjoyed its largest month-over-month increase in a year. Between March and April, the…

  • Possible Cuts In Government Funding Could Affect Renewables

    Published 14 April 2023 | viewed 2,497 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 1,997 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 4,671 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 1,433 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 2,267 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 7,475 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 6,326 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…

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