This Morning in Metals: China’s Aluminum Production Falls in August

This morning in metals news, China’s aluminum production dipped in August compared with the previous month, China plans to bring its first domestically developed sources of medical cobalt-60 to the market and copper prices are down. China Aluminum Production Falls China’s August aluminum production fell compared with the previous month, Reuters reported. The country saw…

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This morning in metals news, China’s aluminum production dipped in August compared with the previous month, China plans to bring its first domestically developed sources of medical cobalt-60 to the market and copper prices are down. China Aluminum Production Falls China’s August aluminum production fell compared with the previous month, Reuters reported. The country saw...

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Aluminum MMI: Global Demand Weakness Leads to Index Decline

The Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped again this month, falling by one point to 83. All but one of the prices tracked for the index dropped this month, with India’s primary cash price showing the biggest drop at 4.4%, followed by the LME primary 3-month price (down by 3.4%). Lower your aluminum spend –…

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The Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) dropped again this month, falling by one point to 83. All but one of the prices tracked for the index dropped this month, with India’s primary cash price showing the biggest drop at 4.4%, followed by the LME primary 3-month price (down by 3.4%). Lower your aluminum spend –...

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Aluminum Production in China Illustrates Manufacturing Slowdown

GDP figures may be holding up well, but metal consumption in China suggests the global slowdown and the ongoing trade war with the U.S. are taking their toll on China’s manufacturing sector. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price outlook Reuters reported top state primary aluminum producer Chalco is quoted as filing an…

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GDP figures may be holding up well, but metal consumption in China suggests the global slowdown and the ongoing trade war with the U.S. are taking their toll on China’s manufacturing sector. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price outlook Reuters reported top state primary aluminum producer Chalco is quoted as filing an...

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This Morning in Metals: China Sees Slowdown in Copper Imports, Aluminum Exports

This morning in metals news, China’s trade activity with respect to aluminum and copper slowed in August, Nucor announced Chairman and CEO John Ferriola will be retiring at the end of the calendar year and residents of an Arizona town expressed staunch opposition to a proposed aluminum recycling plant. Need buying strategies for steel? Request…

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This morning in metals news, China’s trade activity with respect to aluminum and copper slowed in August, Nucor announced Chairman and CEO John Ferriola will be retiring at the end of the calendar year and residents of an Arizona town expressed staunch opposition to a proposed aluminum recycling plant. Need buying strategies for steel? Request...

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Alcoa, United Steelworkers Reach Tentative Agreement on Four-Year Labor Deal

Pittsburgh-based Alcoa Corporation announced it had reached a tentative agreement on a four-year labor deal with the United Steelworkers union, a deal covering five locations and 1,700 employees. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Alcoa is a producer of bauxite, alumina and aluminum products. Alcoa shares closed Friday…

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Pittsburgh-based Alcoa Corporation announced it had reached a tentative agreement on a four-year labor deal with the United Steelworkers union, a deal covering five locations and 1,700 employees. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Alcoa is a producer of bauxite, alumina and aluminum products. Alcoa shares closed Friday...

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This Morning in Metals: Copper Prices Make Gains

This morning in metals news, the copper price ticked up Wednesday, an appeals court is reconsidering an aluminum antitrust suit involving several big-name companies and Rio Tinto is taking over a mining site in British Columbia. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Copper Price Rises The copper price…

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This morning in metals news, the copper price ticked up Wednesday, an appeals court is reconsidering an aluminum antitrust suit involving several big-name companies and Rio Tinto is taking over a mining site in British Columbia. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Copper Price Rises The copper price...

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Canada to Roll Out Anti-Dumping Policy Changes, Aluminum Import Monitoring System

The Canadian government recently announced policy and regulation changes that it argues “will help improve Canada’s trade remedy system for all sectors.” Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Earlier this month, Canada announced changes to its anti-dumping policy, in addition to the establishment of a new aluminum import monitoring…

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The Canadian government recently announced policy and regulation changes that it argues “will help improve Canada’s trade remedy system for all sectors.” Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook Earlier this month, Canada announced changes to its anti-dumping policy, in addition to the establishment of a new aluminum import monitoring...

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Aluminum Market is in Balance – For Now

Various sources are reporting both a slowing in demand growth and a fall in output for primary aluminum. So far this year, that combination has been led by a faster fall in output, pushing the market into a larger deficit position as the first half progressed. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price…

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Various sources are reporting both a slowing in demand growth and a fall in output for primary aluminum. So far this year, that combination has been led by a faster fall in output, pushing the market into a larger deficit position as the first half progressed. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price...

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India’s NALCO Plans to Expand Domestic Aluminum Sector

India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) has had expansion plans on the anvil for some time now. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price outlook Towards this goal, it has started taking the first steps. Part of this effort is the indigenization of technology and equipment specific to the aluminum sector. It is a…

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India’s National Aluminium Company (NALCO) has had expansion plans on the anvil for some time now. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price outlook Towards this goal, it has started taking the first steps. Part of this effort is the indigenization of technology and equipment specific to the aluminum sector. It is a...

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This Morning in Metals: Coca-Cola to Sell Dasani Water Brand in Aluminum Cans

This morning in metals news, beverage maker Coca-Cola has announced it will shift to aluminum cans for its Dasani water brand, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it found evidence of dumping of refillable stainless steel kegs from Mexico and Chi…

This morning in metals news, beverage maker Coca-Cola has announced it will shift to aluminum cans for its Dasani water brand, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it found evidence of dumping of refillable stainless steel kegs from Mexico and China still plans to send trade officials to Washington next month for talks. Need buying...

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