September U.S. Housing Starts Fall 9.4% from August

U.S. housing starts in September dropped 9.4% compared with the previous month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. According to the joint report, housing starts in September…

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U.S. housing starts in September dropped 9.4% compared with the previous month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. According to the joint report, housing starts in September...

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Week in Review: Steel Demand, Indian Copper Imports and GM’s Tentative UAW Deal

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the coverage here on MetalMiner, including coverage of global steel demand, Trafigura’s bet on cobalt, electric vehicles and a potential detente in the General Motors–UAW saga. Keep up to date on everything going on in the…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and some of the coverage here on MetalMiner, including coverage of global steel demand, Trafigura’s bet on cobalt, electric vehicles and a potential detente in the General Motors–UAW saga. Keep up to date on everything going on in the...

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This Morning in Metals: MetalMiner Webinar to Explore Manufacturing Talent Gap

This morning in metals news, an upcoming MetalMiner webinar will explore the challenges manufacturers face in talent acquisition, the nickel price continues to fall after a hot summer and miner BHP released its production results for the quarter ending…

This morning in metals news, an upcoming MetalMiner webinar will explore the challenges manufacturers face in talent acquisition, the nickel price continues to fall after a hot summer and miner BHP released its production results for the quarter ending Sept. 30. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and...

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Vale Ramps Up Iron Ore Production, Sales in 3Q 2019

Brazilian miner Vale recently unveiled its third-quarter production and sales figures, showing a strong quarter for the company’s iron ore operations. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Vale’s iron ore fines production totaled 86.7 million tons in the third quarter, up 35.4% from…

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Brazilian miner Vale recently unveiled its third-quarter production and sales figures, showing a strong quarter for the company’s iron ore operations. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Vale’s iron ore fines production totaled 86.7 million tons in the third quarter, up 35.4% from...

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This Morning in Metals: China Wants Removal of Tariffs for Final Trade Deal

This morning in metals news, China wants the U.S. to remove tariffs before a final trade deal can be reached, U.S. Steel announced it would offer $300 million in senior convertible notes and Alcoa released its third-quarter financial results. Keep up t…

This morning in metals news, China wants the U.S. to remove tariffs before a final trade deal can be reached, U.S. Steel announced it would offer $300 million in senior convertible notes and Alcoa released its third-quarter financial results. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via...

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General Motors, UAW Reach Tentative Agreement to End Strike

General Motors and the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union have reached a tentative agreement that would end the strike that has run for over four weeks. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. “We just reached a Tentative Agreement with GM a…

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General Motors and the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union have reached a tentative agreement that would end the strike that has run for over four weeks. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. “We just reached a Tentative Agreement with GM a...

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The October MMI Report: Steel Prices Slide, U.S. Readies E.U. Tariffs

The October 2019 Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report is in the books. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. This month, just one of the Monthly Metals Indexes (MMIs) increased, while six declined and three held flat. Some highlights from this month’s MMIs: After…

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The October 2019 Monthly Metals Index (MMI) report is in the books. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. This month, just one of the Monthly Metals Indexes (MMIs) increased, while six declined and three held flat. Some highlights from this month’s MMIs: After...

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This Morning in Metals: Rio Tinto’s 3Q Iron Ore Production Rises 6%

This morning in metals news, Rio Tinto released its third-quarter production figures, India has proposed an anti-dumping duty on flat-rolled steel from China and other countries, and copper prices dropped after a strike was averted at Chile’s Antofagasta. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s…

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This morning in metals news, Rio Tinto released its third-quarter production figures, India has proposed an anti-dumping duty on flat-rolled steel from China and other countries, and copper prices dropped after a strike was averted at Chile’s Antofagasta. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s...

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MetalMiner Webinar: How Can Manufacturers Confront the ‘Skills Gap’?

Manufacturers today are grappling with a shortage of people. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Much ink has been spilled about the contemporary skills gap, which has forced manufacturers to go to new lengths to fill positions in their operations. Given…

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Manufacturers today are grappling with a shortage of people. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Much ink has been spilled about the contemporary skills gap, which has forced manufacturers to go to new lengths to fill positions in their operations. Given...

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This Morning in Metals: Steel Capacity Utilization Rate Falls to 80.3%

This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization rate inched down another tenth of a percentage point, the U.S. raised its steel tariffs on Turkey to 50% and Chinese iron ore futures fell Tuesday. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade…

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This morning in metals news, the U.S. steel sector’s capacity utilization rate inched down another tenth of a percentage point, the U.S. raised its steel tariffs on Turkey to 50% and Chinese iron ore futures fell Tuesday. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade...

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