Fed: Total industrial production down in December; mining, manufacturing up

According to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest report on industrial production, industrial production in December dipped 0.3%. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Industrial capacity utilization dipped by 0.4 percentage point to 77.0%, which is down from the long-run average — from 1972-2018 —…

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According to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest report on industrial production, industrial production in December dipped 0.3%. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! Industrial capacity utilization dipped by 0.4 percentage point to 77.0%, which is down from the long-run average — from 1972-2018 —...

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This Morning in Metals: Alcoa releases Q4, 2019 financial results

This morning in metals news, aluminum maker Alcoa released its financial results for Q4 and 2019, an Ohio steel plant touts investment that it says will bring new jobs and a Pittsburgh-based metals manufacturer says it will have to close a facility unl…

This morning in metals news, aluminum maker Alcoa released its financial results for Q4 and 2019, an Ohio steel plant touts investment that it says will bring new jobs and a Pittsburgh-based metals manufacturer says it will have to close a facility unless it wins a steel tariff exemption. Looking for metal price forecasting and...

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Aluminum MMI: Index bounces back after last month’s three-year low

The Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) bounced off last month’s three-year low with a three-point increase to 86. All prices in the index increased by more than 3%. LME aluminum prices increased in December and surpassed $1,830/mt in early January. Now analysts are watching to see if lackluster demand will allow recent increases to stick….

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The Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) bounced off last month’s three-year low with a three-point increase to 86. All prices in the index increased by more than 3%. LME aluminum prices increased in December and surpassed $1,830/mt in early January. Now analysts are watching to see if lackluster demand will allow recent increases to stick....

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Global aluminum production reaches 5.19M tons in November

According to recent data from the International Aluminum Institute, global aluminum production in November totaled 5.19 million tons, down from 5.35 million tons the previous month. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price outlook Production in November was also down on a year-over-year basis compared with 5.33 million tons produced in November 2018….

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According to recent data from the International Aluminum Institute, global aluminum production in November totaled 5.19 million tons, down from 5.35 million tons the previous month. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price outlook Production in November was also down on a year-over-year basis compared with 5.33 million tons produced in November 2018....

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Best of 2019: The year in aluminum, from NAFTA to the Midwest premium

Continuing our look back at some of the most-viewed posts of the year on MetalMiner, today we’ll take a look at some of the most popular aluminum-centric posts of the year. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! We already reviewed the top steel posts…

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Continuing our look back at some of the most-viewed posts of the year on MetalMiner, today we’ll take a look at some of the most popular aluminum-centric posts of the year. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire about MetalMiner Insights today! We already reviewed the top steel posts...

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This Morning in Metals: Trump backs off from steel, aluminum tariffs on Brazil

This morning in metals news, President Donald Trump won’t go through with a previous tariff threat on Brazilian steel and aluminum, Chinese stainless steel production growth is forecast to drop in 2020, and a power outage impact Norsk Hydro operations last week. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire…

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This morning in metals news, President Donald Trump won’t go through with a previous tariff threat on Brazilian steel and aluminum, Chinese stainless steel production growth is forecast to drop in 2020, and a power outage impact Norsk Hydro operations last week. Looking for metal price forecasting and data analysis in one easy-to-use platform? Inquire...

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Under difficult conditions for India’s aluminum producers, Hindalco looks to diversify

Aluminum producers in India, like their steel counterparts, are going through some trying times. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price outlook Rising imports, which could only get worse because of the U.S.-China trade war, and an increase in the cost of production have prompted Indian aluminum producers write to the government, asking…

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Aluminum producers in India, like their steel counterparts, are going through some trying times. Buying Aluminum in 2019? Download MetalMiner’s free annual price outlook Rising imports, which could only get worse because of the U.S.-China trade war, and an increase in the cost of production have prompted Indian aluminum producers write to the government, asking...

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A new trade war opens up with Brazil, Argentina over steel, aluminum

President Donald Trump said last week that he would impose import tariffs on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina, accusing them of manipulating their currencies and hurting American farmers. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook “Therefore, effective immediately, I will restore the Tariffs on all steel &…

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President Donald Trump said last week that he would impose import tariffs on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina, accusing them of manipulating their currencies and hurting American farmers. Need buying strategies for steel? Request your two-month free trial of MetalMiner’s Outlook “Therefore, effective immediately, I will restore the Tariffs on all steel &...

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Aluminum MMI: Index near three-year low; demand remains constrained

The Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held relatively flat this month, with a one-point increase to 83, as the majority of prices in the index showed mild increases. LME aluminum prices generally moved sideways during November and were unable to gene…

The Aluminum Monthly Metals Index (MMI) held relatively flat this month, with a one-point increase to 83, as the majority of prices in the index showed mild increases. LME aluminum prices generally moved sideways during November and were unable to generate strong upward price momentum due to slower recent economic growth rates and uncertainty over...

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Global aluminum production rises in October; China’s production hits 3M tons

Global aluminum production in October totaled 5.39 million tons, according to a recent report by the International Aluminum Institute. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Global production through the first 10 months of the year reached 53.04 million tons, down 0.9%…

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Global aluminum production in October totaled 5.39 million tons, according to a recent report by the International Aluminum Institute. Keep up to date on everything going on in the world of trade and tariffs via MetalMiner’s Trade Resource Center. Global production through the first 10 months of the year reached 53.04 million tons, down 0.9%...

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