This Morning in Metals: China auto sales drop 9.4% year over year

This morning in metals news: auto sales in China fell by 9.4% on a year-over-year basis; meanwhile, Norsk Hydro is exploring new renewable hydrogen projects; and, lastly, ArcelorMittal reported its Q3 2021 results, including its strongest net income fi…

This morning in metals news: auto sales in China fell by 9.4% on a year-over-year basis; meanwhile, Norsk Hydro is exploring new renewable hydrogen projects; and, lastly, ArcelorMittal reported its Q3 2021 results, including its strongest net income figure since 2008. MetalMiner has launched a full suite of precious metals as part of the MetalMiner...

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Week in Review: Aluminum prices remain elevated; power costs weigh on metals producers; IEA releases World Energy Outlook

Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including aluminum prices, rising power costs and much more: Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner…

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Before we head into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the week that was and the metals storylines here on MetalMiner, including aluminum prices, rising power costs and much more: Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for each on the MetalMiner...

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ArcelorMittal adds €50 surcharge on European longs products

ArcelorMittal plans to introduce a €50 ($58) surcharge on all of its long products in Europe in order to account for sharply rising energy prices, an official with the Luxembourg-headquartered group said. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly updates – without the sales pitch. Sign up now. ArcelorMittal introduces new surcharge “The price…

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ArcelorMittal plans to introduce a €50 ($58) surcharge on all of its long products in Europe in order to account for sharply rising energy prices, an official with the Luxembourg-headquartered group said. Stay up to date on MetalMiner with weekly updates – without the sales pitch. Sign up now. ArcelorMittal introduces new surcharge “The price...

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Automakers see 2022 steel price contract negotiations looking brutal

Just over a year ago, MetalMiner commented on the acquisition of most of ArcelorMittal USA’s assets by Cleveland-Cliffs (including potential impacts on steel prices). At the time, the MetalMiner analyst team suggested, “The deal strengthens the company’s position in the automotive sector. The company likely controls 60%-65% of exposed auto sheet supply (think steel used…

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Just over a year ago, MetalMiner commented on the acquisition of most of ArcelorMittal USA’s assets by Cleveland-Cliffs (including potential impacts on steel prices). At the time, the MetalMiner analyst team suggested, “The deal strengthens the company’s position in the automotive sector. The company likely controls 60%-65% of exposed auto sheet supply (think steel used...

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ArcelorMittal to invest $800M for massive expansion project in Liberia

ArcelorMittal and Liberian President George Weah have announced a 25-year commitment to stay in Liberia. Through the deal, the steelmaker will triple its iron ore production in the country and invest an additional $800 million. The steelmaker said it h…

ArcelorMittal and Liberian President George Weah have announced a 25-year commitment to stay in Liberia. Through the deal, the steelmaker will triple its iron ore production in the country and invest an additional $800 million. The steelmaker said it has invested $1.7 billion in the country over the last 15 years. Cut-to-length adders. Width and...

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Germany pledges $65M toward new ArcelorMittal DRI plant

Germany’s federal environment minister has pledged €55 million ($65 million) towards ArcelorMittal Hamburg’s planned construction of a demonstrator directed reduced iron (DRI) plant, which will eventually use green hydrogen, the Luxembourg-headquartered group stated. Svenja Schulze pledged the government’s support Sept. 7 while visiting the Hamburg plant, ArcelorMittal noted. Do you know which market conditions are…

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Germany’s federal environment minister has pledged €55 million ($65 million) towards ArcelorMittal Hamburg’s planned construction of a demonstrator directed reduced iron (DRI) plant, which will eventually use green hydrogen, the Luxembourg-headquartered group stated. Svenja Schulze pledged the government’s support Sept. 7 while visiting the Hamburg plant, ArcelorMittal noted. Do you know which market conditions are...

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ArcelorMittal announces $1.4B investment to slash carbon emissions at Ontario plant

ArcelorMittal plans to invest C$1.77 billion ($1.42 billion) into installation of new technology at its Dofasco plant in Ontario. The investments will cut carbon emissions by 60%, or 3 million metric tons, over the next seven years, the steelmaker said…

ArcelorMittal plans to invest C$1.77 billion ($1.42 billion) into installation of new technology at its Dofasco plant in Ontario. The investments will cut carbon emissions by 60%, or 3 million metric tons, over the next seven years, the steelmaker said. With volatile steel markets, knowing which strategy to execute and when can make all the...

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This Morning in Metals: ArcelorMittal aims to make Sestao zero-carbon-emissions steel plant

This morning in metals news: ArcelorMittal said it plans to make its Sestao plant zero carbon emissions; meanwhile, the Producer Price Index for final demand increased by 1.0% in June; and, lastly, U.S. steel prices continue to rise. You want more Meta…

This morning in metals news: ArcelorMittal said it plans to make its Sestao plant zero carbon emissions; meanwhile, the Producer Price Index for final demand increased by 1.0% in June; and, lastly, U.S. steel prices continue to rise. You want more MetalMiner on your terms. Sign up for weekly email updates here. ArcelorMittal announces aim...

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ArcelorMittal eyeing Liberty Steel assets in France

ArcelorMittal is eyeing the potential acquisition of Liberty Steel France, which includes a steelmaking plant at Ascoval and rail rolling mill at Hayange, a source within the Luxembourg-headquartered company told MetalMiner. “We were interested last year, when they were available,” the source said. Bids are due for assessment likely in July, the source added. Each…

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ArcelorMittal is eyeing the potential acquisition of Liberty Steel France, which includes a steelmaking plant at Ascoval and rail rolling mill at Hayange, a source within the Luxembourg-headquartered company told MetalMiner. “We were interested last year, when they were available,” the source said. Bids are due for assessment likely in July, the source added. Each...

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ArcelorMittal to complete new hot strip mill in Mexico this year

ArcelorMittal Mexico plans to complete the construction of a new hot strip mill with a 2.5 million metric ton capacity at its steelmaking site in Lazaro Cardenas by the end of 2021, the Luxembourg-headquartered group said. The new mill would produce HR…

ArcelorMittal Mexico plans to complete the construction of a new hot strip mill with a 2.5 million metric ton capacity at its steelmaking site in Lazaro Cardenas by the end of 2021, the Luxembourg-headquartered group said. The new mill would produce HRC for the non-auto, domestic and industrial use sectors. The mill is part of...

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